Premera Blue Cross and CVS

Selected news for the payer organization - Premera Blue Cross, and the company - CVS. We have 5 shared news items for this connection to-date.

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5/18/2020 Premera Blue Cross teams up with 98point6 to launch virtual primary care plan FierceHealthcare Washington-based Premera Blue Cross is launching a new virtual primary care plan for employers. Premera NOW will be available to the insurer's employer clients beginning in October. The plan, designed in partnership with telehealth ... expect to continue even as the country begins to reopen. CVS Health, for example, saw virtual visits through its MinuteClinics increase by 600% in the first quarter of the year thanks to COVID-19. In ...
2/27/2020 26 payer exec moves in February Becker's Hospital Review The following payer executives changed their positions in February. They are listed below, in alphabetical order. 1. Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan promoted Kristen Cerf to president and CEO. 2. Premera Blue Cross hired David Condon as vice president of Eastern Washington. 3. Alec Cunningham was appointed executive vice president and COO of CVS Health's Aetna business. 4. Blue Shield of California appointed Lisa Davis CIO.5. Cigna ...
2/13/2020 18 payer exec moves Becker's Hospital Review The following payer executives changed their positions in the past few weeks. They are listed below, in alphabetical order. 1. Premera Blue Cross hired David Condon as vice president of Eastern Washington. 2. Alec Cunningham was appointed executive vice president and COO of CVS Health's Aetna business. 3. Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System selected Michael Genord , MD, as president and CEO of Health Alliance Plan and executive vice president ...
11/3/2019 U.S. Sponsors Of Health Insurance Lack Evidence-Based Transparency In Formulary Decisions Forbes ... indicates that there’s been slow uptake by sponsors of health insurance – self-funded employer groups and health plans - of a CVS Caremark formulary option, which is based on an Institute for Clinical and Economic Review ... health plans have adopted value-based formularies. Conspicuously, in 2010, Premera Blue Cross in Washington State developed a “value-based formulary” with tiers based upon incremental cost–effectiveness ratios. The tiers are associated with increasing ...
8/12/2019 Rite Aid Taps Healthcare Executive As New CEO To Replace Standley Forbes ... Premera Blue Cross and Cigna in her early career. The decision to tap an executive with healthcare experience comes as Rite Aid and rivals CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance fill their available retail space with healthcare services. Rite Aid has been converting more stores to a wellness format while also adding new digital health services. “We are confident that Heyward is the right person to lead the company in ...
5/28/2019 Can ICER bring cost-effectiveness to drug prices? Managed Care Magazine ... we very quickly saw that we were kindred spirits, basically going down the same road,” John Watkins, formulary manager for Premera Blue Cross, said in a presentation earlier this year. Premera, serving Washington and Alaska ... says.’” One insurer has taken ICER’s work one step further. CVS Health last year announced a new benefit design for self-insured employers in which any newly launched drug that does not get a breakthrough ...