September 11, 2018 – Press Release
White Plains, New York -Formé Medical Center and Urgent Care has been selected as a finalist to receive the Westchester Community Care Award sponsored by United Healthcare of New York. United Health Care has created this award to support small businesses with innovative ideas helping people live healthier lives.
“It is truly an honor for us to be selected as a finalist for the United Healthcare Community Care Award. It is extremely gratifying to know that our efforts for the past few years in creating an innovative healthcare program for the uninsured and underserved community; is being recognized to this capacity”, says Maria Trusa, CEO of Formé.
It is the mission of Formé Medical Center to improve the health and well-being of community members by offering affordable, high-quality and compassionate healthcare to everyone, regardless of their culture and economic background.
“It was a refreshing surprise to realize that insurance companies like United are recognizing and supporting programs like the Formé Medical Membership which we have developed with the uninsured and undeserved community in mind. Through the membership, we are providing unlimited medical care starting at only $29.95 a month, as a result, making healthcare affordable.” states Gina Cappelli, President and Founder.
Gina Cappelli and Maria Trusa, are one of the top five finalists and will be presenting their innovative project in front of the judges on Thursday, September 13th, at the Crowne Plaza Downtown White Plains, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601.
The winner will receive $10,000 prize to fund their community project and continued efforts.
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