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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion And Belonging (DEIB)

At PHP, we live our commitment to foster an environment of respect and inclusion for all employees, members, families, and stakeholders. That’s why we have a Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion And Belonging Officer who oversees a dedicated team that ensures the organizational strategy contributes to a culture of belonging. 

A Lens of Inclusion

Analyzing the employee and member journeys through a lens of inclusion, gathering direct employee and member input, and keeping up to date with trends and best practices all inform a robust action plan to support ongoing initiatives.

Those initiatives cover diversity recruiting, employee education, enhanced policies and procedures, community outreach, and more. 

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DEIB Council And Steering Committee

The diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy at PHP is further supported by a DEIB Council and Steering Committee comprised of passionate employees at every level who volunteer their time to support increased organizational DEIB maturity.

With an overall goal of building an environment that acknowledges and celebrates cultural aspects and diverse identities within the workforce—empowering voice and choice—the primary goals are to:

  • Attain unity and transparency throughout the organization;

  • Nourish innovation across the workforce; and,

  • Increase connections with employees, members, families, and the communities we serve.

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DEIB News and Announcements

See Partners Health Plan's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in action with DEIB News.

How can we assist you?

Contact Partners Health Plan for current member assistance, to learn more about becoming a PHP member, or for general questions and inquiries.

Contact Us
  • Partners Health Plan
  • 2500 Halsey Street
    Bronx, NY 10461
  • (855) PHP-LIVE or (855) 747-5483
  • TTY:711
  • 8am-8pm, 7 days a week

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Partners Health Plan is a managed care plan that contracts with Medicare and the New York State Department of Health (Medicaid) to provide benefits to Participants through the Fully Integrated Duals Advantage for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (FIDA-IDD) Demonstration.


The State of New York has created a Participant Ombudsman Program called the Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) to provide participants free, confidential assistance on any services offered by Partners Health Plan. ICAN may be reached toll-free at 1-844-614-8800 (TTY users call 711, then follow the prompts to dial 844-614-8800) or online at