Evergreen Health Announces Contract with Maryland State Fair
BALTIMORE (June 8, 2016) — Evergreen Health today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide health care and health insurance services to the Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society, Inc. The agreement, which will be available to all of the Fair’s employees, goes into effect immediately.
“We are very excited to be partnering with the Maryland State Fair,” said Dr. Peter Beilenson, CEO of Evergreen Health. “At Evergreen Health, we take great pride in the fact that we were founded by Maryland residents to serve Maryland residents, and it is, therefore, a perfect fit for us to be working with an organization as uniquely Maryland as the State Fair.”
“We chose Evergreen Health because of the extremely comprehensive and personalized set of insurance and healthcare services they provide. It will also be very much in line with our mission to be working with an organization that’s entirely focused on the state of Maryland,” said Andy Cashman, General Manager of the State Fair.
Evergreen Health is a non-profit health co-op that was established in 2012 to provide high- quality, affordable, patient-centered health care in Maryland. The company now has 40,000 members. Its affiliate, Evergreen Health Care, operates full-service, innovative health centers in Baltimore City, White Marsh, Columbia and Greenbelt.
The Maryland State Fair has been operating at the Maryland State Fairgrounds since 1879. The 11-day Fair, which this year takes place from August 25-September 5, is the largest event of its kind in Maryland, attracting more than 500,000 visitors every year.