Sunday, August 24, 2008

Eight Thousand Ways to Help


CDPHP® President and CEO John D. Bennett, MD, recently presented a check for $7,479 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. The health plan’s employees, vendors, and local retailers helped raise the funds at its seventh annual Hurricane Classic Golf Tournament, held at the Western Turnpike Golf Course. About 200 CDPHP employees, their family members, and vendors played in the tournament.

“CDPHP has nearly 25 years of commitment to the communities we serve,” said John D. Bennett, MD, president and CEO, CDPHP. “The Ronald McDonald House has long been recognized for providing a home for families of seriously ill children. We are honored to support such a community treasure.”

Local organizations that supported the CDPHP tournament include: A-1 Installers; AdvizeX; American Solutions For Business; Canteen Vendors; Caremark®; ComDoc; Computer Associates; Eurest Dining; Evenson Best; Golf Galaxy; Healthcare Technology Management Services (HTMS); Hewlett Packard; IBM; JCB Specialties, Inc.; JP Morgan Chase; Legacy Consulting; Manion Construction; McDonald’s®; Pitney Bowes; Price Chopper; PriceWaterhouseCoopers; Robert Half International; SAF Consulting and Print Services; Sungard Workflow Solutions; TriZetto; and Western Turnpike Golf Course.

“We are truly grateful to CDPHP for their continued support, generosity, and dedication to our mission,” said Jeff Yule, executive director, Ronald McDonald House. “They have been with us through thick and thin, and we consider them one of our most dedicated partners.”

About CDPHP®
Founded and guided by physicians, CDPHP and its affiliates currently serve members in 29 counties throughout New York state and seven counties in Vermont. The four affiliated companies of CDPHP include a family of products: Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc.—HMO, Healthy New York, Medicare Choice, Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus. CDPHP Universal Benefits,® Inc. —PPO, High Deductible PPO, POS, and EPO. Capital District Physicians' Healthcare Network, Inc. —self-insured plans; and APA Partners, Inc. —third party administration (TPA). Visit CDPHP at

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