Jeannie Doherty-Benckwit, RN, Director of Business Development

1991 Marcus Avenue, Ste M201
Lake Success, N.Y. 11042


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Jeannie Doherty-Benckwit, RN, has been the Director, Business Development for AgeWell New York since the health plan’s inception in 2012.  AgeWell New York is a managed care plan offering Medicare Advantage and Managed Long Term Care Plans for the Medicaid and Medicare populations in the New York metropolitan area.  The plan holds leading practice expertise related to the care management of seniors and those individuals with chronic conditions needing long term services and supports.  AgeWell New York is authorized to provide health care coverage in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester counties.    The plan has a large network of providers and hospitals to serve the covered communities.

AgeWell New York has a dedicated and bilingual team of care managers, nurses, social workers and health care professionals who speak over 25 languages.  The team works hand-in-hand with members, their families and physicians to assist members manage their health and personal care needs.  AgeWell New York provides a variety of choices for affordable and quality health plans.

Ms. Doherty-Benckwit extensive background as a registered nurse and clinical manager has proven effective for promoting health care coverage options and educating the public on the importance of public insurance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and special options such as Managed Long Term Care.  Her professional background spans the continuum of care, including hospitals, nursing homes and home health services.  Based upon her experience and demonstrated knowledge related to the senior population, she is considered an industry expert and trusted resource in the areas of managed care, long term care services, home care, Medicare and Medicaid, and community health programs.