Mass General Brigham Health Plan Sponsors the Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port

May 30, 2024 (SOMERVILLE, MA) – Mass General Brigham Health Plan is proud to sponsor the Best Buddies Challenge on Saturday, June 1, 2024, in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The annual event, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, raises funds to support Best Buddies International, a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, competitive integrated employment, leadership development, inclusive living, and family support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Mass General Brigham Health Plan’s sponsorship of the Best Buddies Challenge is part of a comprehensive Community Benefits program that supports local organizations to meet the needs of communities in a variety of ways to promote health and well-being. Areas of focus include addressing chronic disease, mental health, substance use, and housing stability and other social determinants of health.

“Mass General Brigham Health Plan is committed to working with Best Buddies and other local organizations that share our vision of inclusion and support for individuals that need it most,” said Steven Tringale, President, Mass General Brigham Health Plan.Aligning with our focus on addressing health disparities and equity, we provide comprehensive and member-centric programs to meet a wide variety of health needs in our IDD communities.”

As part of an integrated healthcare system, Mass General Brigham Health Plan prioritizes the integration of care and coverage to provide innovative programs and support, such as Down Syndrome Clinic to You (DSC2U) by Massachusetts General Hospital and Mass General for Children that connects families and primary care providers with resources for individuals with Down syndrome.


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