State of Maryland and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

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3/17/2021 More Than 140K Covered Since Md. Health Connection Launched COVID-19 Special Enrollment One Year Ago - WBOC TV ANNAPOLIS , Md.- Tuesday, March 16 marked one year since the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange launched a Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period in response to the public health emergency declared by Gov. Larry Hogan.Some 140,715 ... the Maryland Department of Health, and our partner insurance companies CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Kaiser Permanente, and UnitedHealthcare.‚AuAn estimated 236,000 Marylanders who remain without health coverage would be able to get coverage for free ...
10/20/2020 CareFirst, UMMS unveil partnership 0CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), the region’s largest nonprofit health care company, and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) announced a new five-year partnership to address access and quality of care for the state’s most vulnerable populations.The work from this initiative will focus on population health, which is an approach to care aiming to improve the health outcomes for entire patient populations while also improving the health ...
10/15/2020 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Recognizes Election Day As Corporate Holiday CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is formally recognizing Election Day as a corporate holiday during presidential election years.All CareFirst associates will get a full day of paid time off this year and in the future presidential ... pandemic.For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here . CBS Baltimore Staff ...
10/13/2020 Virtual healthcare symposium offers free CEUs for Maryland social workers, counselors and therapists Virtual healthcare symposium offers free CEUs for Maryland social workers, counselors and therapists NEED Help? Blog Press Releases Video GalleryThe Caring for the Continuum of Life 2020: A Virtual Healthcare Symposium recently received approval ... event is made possible through the generosity of Platinum Sponsor CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield; Gold Sponsors Anatomy Gifts Registry, Crescent Cities Charities, Inc., and First Baptist Church of Highland Park; Silver Sponsors Adams Law Office, LLC ...
6/17/2020 Payments by auto insurer for former Baltimore Mayor Pugh were illegal, state review finds Baltimore Sun Jun 17, 2020 5:00 AM Payments made by Maryland’s quasi-governmental auto insurer to then-Mayor Catherine Pugh for her amateurish Healthy Holly children’s books violated state law, according to a letter state ... 1 letter, so it’s unclear if the probe continues into CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente, which both paid more for books than the auto insurer. Both firms said they were cooperating with all investigations ...
6/8/2020 Cost for Marylanders buying exchange health insurance could drop again ... Carriers have proposed rates for 2021 that are an average of 4.8% less expensive than this year, according to the Maryland Insurance Administration, which oversees plans sold under the Affordable Care Act. Advertisement The state ... Advertisement The proposed rates come from two current exchange providers, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente, and one returning carrier, UnitedHealthcare. UHC had a small market share and left the market in 2017. [Most read ...
6/3/2020 Telemedicine can change the face of health care Telemedicine has made major changes to the health care industry that will continue on after the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland Matters reported . “This is going to become more and more the future of health care,” Arif M. Khan, vice president of Clinical Programs and Evaluation at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, a leading insurer in Maryland the Washington, D.C., region, told the news agency. Even though telemedicine and the technology for it ...