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Committed To Good Health

Provider Partners Health Plans (PPHP) takes a very different approach  to caring for residents of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and other long-term care facilities. With the tech-enabled care model, treatment is more timely, thus avoiding more serious illness and unnecessary hospitalizations. PPHP’s Nurse Practitioners and RN Care Coordinators are top-notch clinicians committed to quality care.


PPHP's Mission

Provider Partners Health Plans (PPHP) partners with providers to deliver excellent, compassionate and personalized health care for seniors. Each patient receives timely and top notch care.

PPHP’s leaders have decades of experience delivering the highest quality long-term care as well as a history of developing innovative programs that improve care and keep patients healthier.



Provider Partners Health Plans (PPHP) offers a Medicare Advantage plan designed to improve care for Medicare’s beneficiaries who reside in long-term care facilities or who live at home and need the type of care that is provided in a nursing home. PPHP is sponsored by a group of highly experienced leaders that work with physicians, hospitals and other providers to improve care and outcomes for members.

PPHP replaces traditional Medicare coverage with an all-in-one plan that covers: 

Inpatient care (Part A) 

Outpatient and primary care (Part B) 

Prescription drugs (Part D) 

Other specialized, coordinated wellness services 

Coordinated Long-Term Care

Coordinated Long-Term Care

PPHP offers Special Needs Plans in Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Always looking to expand!

Click to enlarge the maps to see the cities and counties PPHP serves.







Dr. Scott Rifkin | Executive Chairman

A recognized entrepreneur and innovator in healthcare, Scott Rifkin, MD, has more than 25 years of experience as a physician and healthcare executive. Since 1990, Dr. Rifkin has delivered clinical services to residents of long-term care facilities.

Dr. Rifkin is currently the Chairman of the Board of two other affiliated HMOs which offer Medicare Advantage plans. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and George Washington University School of Medicine.


Click here to see Dr. Scott Rifkin explain how and why to partner with Provider Partner Health Plans.

Bruce R. (Rick) Grindrod, Jr. | CEO, President

As the President and CEO of PPHP, Rick leads the company’s overall business strategy, creating strategic relationships between hospitals, long-term care providers and physicians to provide high quality care to some of the most vulnerable Medicare patients. Rick has 29 years of experience managing all aspects of the operations and marketing of senior living and health care facilities. Rick holds an MBA in Finance from Loyola University Maryland and a B.S. from Bucknell University.



Click to watch Rick Grindrod present “Improving Quality Care Amidst the Current Nursing Shortage”.

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