Pequot Health Care™ (PHC™) founded in 1991, which includes Pequot Plus Health Benefit Services and Pequot Pharmaceutical Network® (PRxN®), began as a pharmacy service to treat Tribal members and employees of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.
Pequot Health Care™ is a wholly-owned business of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, long recognized as a leader in managing health care plans for Native American tribes and other commercial enterprises.

Members and employees of Tribal Nations located throughout the country, businesses (including the Foxwoods® Resort Casino) and hospices participate in PHC™ managed health and prescription plans.


Pequot Health Care™ is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all Mashantucket Pequot Tribal members, employees and clients by providing the highest possible quality of health care services and benefits to all participants. Pequot Health Care™ will do this through cost-effective, customer-sensitive and technologically-advanced business practices.

As a wholly-owned business entity of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Pequot Health Care™ will promote Tribal strategic initiatives to:

  • Help our members live healthier, longer lives
  • Develop comprehensive and convenient communication strategies to engage the community
  • Maximize our Human Potential to achieve personal, community and professional goals
  • Promote unity and sovereignty throughout the MPTN and Native American communities


Experience to help guide you through Federal Regulations and Policies:

Pequot Health Care offers health plan management services specifically designed and developed for Native American entities – including gaming, agricultural and other Tribal enterprises – such as coordinating health care services with on-site Tribal health clinics, federal bureaus and state and local agencies. PHC offers Federal Schedule pricing which enables Tribal Nations to maximize Tribal health benefit resources. Additionally, PHC administrates COBRA benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts and pharmacy workers’ compensation claims. PHC is a recognized national leader in formulating policies on sovereign issues and the process of Indian Health Services and Contract Health Services as alternate payers.

Understanding the unique medical needs of Tribal members:

Pequot Health Care is aware of the high incidence of certain chronic diseases among the Native American population. Our benefit plans and strategies specifically target these high-risk conditions and provide disease management programs.

Cultural sensitivity:

Cultural sensitivity to the unique aspects of Native American culture is essential in developing an accepted and effective health benefit plan.

Gaming industry experience:

As Plan Manager for Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation’s Foxwoods Resort Casino, the largest casino in the world, providing health care benefits for employees and their dependents, Pequot has unique insight and knowledge as to the specific health benefit plan requirements and success factors of the gaming industry. PHC is particularly aware of and experienced with the need to accommodate rapid startups, escalating employee growth, and the competitive recruitment of key staff to your gaming operation. In the long term, effectively managing your gaming employment-related cost structure, while maintaining an attractive benefits package, is a critical component of your success formula.

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