Anthem Blue Cross

Health Net Appoints J. Brian Ternan as CEO | Business Wire | 9/17/2019

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 16, 2019– Health Net, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Brian Ternan as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Health Net of California and California Health & Wellness effective beginning September 16, 2019. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190916005909/en/ Health Net, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Brian Ternan …

(USA-IN-Indianapolis) Process Expert I or II (job family) Vision (PS27454) Remote optional with Colorado Springs office preferred | 9/13/2019

… Colorado Springs office preferred Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States New Requisition : PS27454 Post Date: 7 hours ago Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us …

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Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital goes VR; Solano County’s NorthBay Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross ink new deal | 9/13/2019

St. Joseph Health says virtual reality is proving successful in reducing pain and anxiety at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Meanwhile, in Solano County, NorthBay Healthcare’s patients with Anthem Blue Cross insurance are breathing a sigh of relief. Virtual reality goggles St. Joseph Health reports it recently purchased more than a dozen virtual reality goggles from Los Angeles-based appliedVR to help reduce anxiety and relieve pain for pediatric and obstetrics …

Indiana hospital, Anthem caught in contract dispute | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/10/2019

Contract negotiations between Jasper, Ind.-based Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield have stalled, according to The Herald . At the center of the debate are reimbursement rates. Memorial Hospital claims that for years, Anthem has paid the hospital significantly less than other area providers. “Memorial Hospital proudly serves as one of the region’s lowest cost providers of care with the highest quality outcomes,” Kyle …

IUBMH Receives Blue Distinction Honor | 9/5/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana have selected Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes. Posted on …

Pacers Bikeshare to Cut Ribbon on Expansion | 9/5/2019

… program and is a public-private partnership between the city and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. Speakers at the event will include: Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc Executive Director, Kären Haley Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Pat Murphy Herbert Simon Family Foundation, Rachel Simon Marion County Health Department, Dr. Virginia Caine Broad Ripple Village Association Executive Director, Colleen Fanning The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 10 …

Warsaw’s Curtis named state’s Coach of the Week by Colts | WANE | 9/5/2019

Sep 4, 2019 / 11:21 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 4, 2019 / 11:40 PM EDT Bart Curtis of Warsaw Community High School has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week , a program presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield , the Indianapolis Colts announced today. Curtis was nominated and selected for the award after leading his unranked, upstart Tigers to a 20-19 road win over Class 5A No. 4 Michigan …

Anthem’s narrow network in Indiana grows to 45 hospitals | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has expanded its narrow provider network, HealthSync, to 45 hospitals, the insurer said Sept. 3. Providers participating in HealthSync have their reimbursements tied to care quality, assuming a greater financial responsibility to provide cost-effective care with high outcomes.Earlier in 2019, the network expanded into Central Indiana through a partnership with Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Alliance. In August, Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health, part …

Once scarce, neonatal intensive care proliferates | 9/4/2019

… Care offers the first comprehensive examination of U.S. neonatal care across large populations of newborns, using data from the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Texas Medicaid, and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield commercial and Medicaid plans. The report raises questions about how medical care is provided to our nation’s newborns, particularly to those born premature or with other health problems. “Regardless of the …

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Lauded For Hip And Knee Replacement | 9/4/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana has selected Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes. Posted on …

Pacers Bikeshare Expansion to Have Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | 9/4/2019

… program and is a public private partnership between the city and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. Speakers at the event will include: Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc Executive Director, Kären Haley Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Pat Murphy Herbert Simon Family Foundation, Rachel Simon Marion County Health Department, Dr. Virginia Caine Broad Ripple Village Association Executive Director, Colleen Fanning The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 10 …

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases | 9/4/2019

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases Clark County Common Pleas Court cases Common Pleas Court New Suits: 19-CV-414 - Derrick Phillips, 632 Vale Road vs. Charlotte A. Evilsizor, 1818 Pepper Avenue, Holly K. Snapp, 1818 Pepper Avenue and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, complaint for personal injury and declaratory judgment, seeking in excess of $25,000. 19-CV-415 - Western Reserve Mutual Casualty Company vs. Clifton Earl Ferguson, 3775 …

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Earns Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement | 9/4/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana has selected Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies with input from the …

Majestic Steel USA is a 2019 NorthCoast 99 Award Winner | PR Newswire | 9/3/2019

CLEVELAND , Sept. 3, Majestic Steel USA is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the thirteenth time that our organization has received the NorthCoast 99 Award . (PRNewsfoto/Majestic Steel USA) NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program and event in its 21st year that honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. “More than a business award …

AMA with Jennifer Trich Kremer, Ph.D., Strategist, Mentor, and Senior User Researcher at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield | 9/2/2019

Join us for a live AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on 18th September, where we’ll be joined by Jennifer Trich Kremer, Ph.D., Strategist, Mentor, and Senior User Researcher at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. When: 1 hour on 18th September, Wednesday at 4pm BST / 5pm CEST / 11am ET / 8am PT Where: On our BetterUX Community Slack channel Over the past 20 years, Jennifer has been improving the user experience for …

The Rollbot from Harvard along with other manufacturing medical news | 8/31/2019

… distribution growth. Without them, none our success over the last 77 years could have been achieved,” states Jack H. Schron, Jr. president of Jergens Inc. The 2019 NorthCoast 99 Awards program is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; CareerCurve; Cleveland Magazine; ERChealth; Gino’s Awards; Mark Wayner Creative; Meyers, Roman, Friedburg, & Lewis; Oswald Companies; Staffing Solutions Enterprises; and Ultimate Software. Meet the Rollbots And just some cool research coming …

MaineHealth’s ACO president talks new Medicare Advantage plan with Anthem | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/30/2019

In late August, Portland-based MaineHealth announced plans to create a joint venture with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine. Through the joint venture, called AMH Health, MaineHealth and Anthem plan to sell Medicare Advantage policies for 2020. Here, Betsy Johnson, MD, president of the MaineHealth ACO and an executive sponsor of the MaineHealth-Anthem joint venture, answered three questions for Becker’s Hospital Review about AMH Health and …

FOOTBALL: Week 2 previews | 8/30/2019

… from the NFL Foundation, as well as a framed certificate signed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Colts general manager Chris Ballard, head coach Frank Reich and youth football commissioner Mike Prior. What’s more, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will contribute an additional $1,000 to the school’s athletic fund. “To get an individual award like that, it takes a collective effort from all of the assistant coaches and all …

Maine looks to create state-based marketplace for Affordable Care Act - Portland Press Herald | 8/29/2019

207-791-6376 Share Maine plans to create a state-based health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, taking over marketing, outreach, advertising and in-person assistance from the federal government, Gov. Janet Mills said Thursday. Maine would still use the federal website www.healthcare.gov for sign-ups, and the move would not change the providers who presently offer plans in the marketplace: Community Health Options, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Anthem …

Health and Wellness Fair for Seniors - Dry Harbor Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center | 8/29/2019

… issues raised at the event was senior malnutrition which is so serious that it has led to a substantial amount of elderly being rushed to local ERs. The idea behind the event – according to Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Programs Territory Developer, Heather Baker – was “for seniors to come out and have fun, but also receive information.” Those giving out information were on subjects related to healthcare options, living assistance, skin …

Medicare

New HMO from WEA Trust enters private-employer market in southeast Wisconsin | The Business Journals | 8/23/2019

… HMO owned by public-employee health insurer WEA Trust is entering the crowded eastern Wisconsin market for private employers and Medicare supplemental coverage. WEA Trust of Madison acquired Health Tradition in October 2018 from Minnesota’s … three health insurers in the Wisconsin commercial market are UnitedHealthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana. UnitedHealthcare holds the largest commercial market share at 19.4% followed by Anthem at 11.6%, according to figures …

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/19/2019

AP Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services 7 hrs ago Save PORTLAND & SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 19, 2019– Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine and MaineHealth today announced the two organizations will be collaborating on a joint venture with the intent to offer Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2020 under the Anthem MaineHealth …

Medicaid

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation-Sponsored Wellness Centers Grand Opening at An Achievable Dream | PRWeb | 7/22/2019

On July 17, 2019, An Achievable Dream (AAD) and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation (Anthem BCBS Foundation) celebrated the grand opening of the Anthem BCBS Foundation-sponsored Wellness Centers at An Achievable Dream … said Jennie Reynolds, president, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Medicaid business. “One of our goals at Anthem is to remove barriers to overall health and well-being, and that includes supporting efforts like the

Kentucky lab owner admits to defrauding Humana, Aetna, Anthem | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2019

Medicaid program that made it look like urine drug tests completed outside of his facility were performed at Tristate. Mr. Goyal was falsely billing tests for two co-conspirators, who were restricted from filing claims due to concern over their legitimacy.Through the scheme, Mr. Goyal received 40 percent of the fraudulent claims. The fraudulent claims were filed to Humana CareSource, Aetna Coventry Cares and Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Medicaid

Medicare Advantage

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/19/2019

AP Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services 7 hrs ago Save PORTLAND & SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 19, 2019– Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine and MaineHealth today announced the two organizations will be collaborating on a joint venture with the intent to offer Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2020 under the Anthem MaineHealth …

Maine Health, Anthem Form Joint Venture to Offer Medicare Advantage Plans | HIT Consultant | 8/19/2019

Maine Health, Anthem Form Joint Venture to Offer Medicare Advantage Plans //hitconsultant.net/2019/08/19/maine-health-anthem-form-joint-venture-to-offer-medicare-advantage-plans/. Captcha Submit Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine and MaineHealth today announced the two organizations will be collaborating on a joint venture to offer Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2020 under the Anthem MaineHealth brand. This joint venture effort, named AMH Health, LLC …

Smoking Cessation

Boys & Girls Clubs in Maine Awarded Six New Grants By the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation | PR Newswire | 11/7/2017

Boys & Girls Clubs in Maine Awarded Six New Grants By the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Grants provide $5,000 to each Club supporting Triple Play healthy lifestyles program News provided by Nov 07 … prevalence in adult populations, adult pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations and smoking cessation. The Foundation also coordinates the company’s year-round Associate Giving program and its parent foundation provides a 50 percent match of associates’ pledges

ACO

‘Like we were being forced to gamble with our son’s life’: Health insurers won’t pay for a $2.1 million drug for kids, and parents say they’re running out of time | Business Insider | 7/26/2019

… telltale sign of a rare, inherited disease called spinal muscular atrophy that severely affects a child’s muscle movement. Elissa and Jacob Schultheis and their son, Jackson, who was born with the inherited muscle disease spinal … Schultheis, who lives in Indiana and gets health insurance through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, time is of the essence. He has to start taking the drug before his second birthday, in late December. Jackson …

Spending more on primary care translates to better patient outcomes, report says | FierceHealthcare | 7/18/2019

ACOs, study finds “When spending on primary care is higher, the outcomes are better,” said Jill Hummel, chair of the PCPCC board and president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut, during a briefing about the report in Washington, D.C. While spending on primary care varies across states, overall, it is low throughout the entire country, said Yalda Jabbarpour, M.D., a family physician and medical director …

ACA

In-Network Status with Insurance Critical to Helping More Teens with Mental Health Issues, Says Newport Academy | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Newport Academy , a series of leading adolescent and young adult treatment centers specializing in mental health, trauma, eating disorders, and substance use disorder, has announced its in-network status with major insurers like Anthem Blue Cross in California , a development that helps address America’s growing mental health needs. Approximately 50 percent of students age 14 and older with a mental illness drop out of high school. Depression is …

Many Moderate Democrats See A Public Option As The Next Logical Step, But It Could Undercut ACA Marketplace | Kaiser Health News | 7/30/2019

full issue Many Moderate Democrats See A Public Option As The Next Logical Step, But It Could Undercut ACA Marketplace In cities, “a public option could come in and soak up all of the demand … prevent infections and fever during chemotherapy. Her insurer said no. Anthem Blue Cross told Lauerman the drug wasn’t necessary. She eventually got it after an infection landed her in the hospital, but that led to

AMA

JPMorgan CEO Hints That Health Initiative Haven Will Go Beyond Just Focusing On Founding Companies’ Employees | Kaiser Health News | 6/6/2019

… On Founding Companies’ Employees Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, spoke about the health initiative his company co-founded with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway. When it launched in January 2018, Haven was described as a … In WellStar Dispute, Lets Patients Visit Docs At Network Rates Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has agreed to allow its Pathway health plan members to visit WellStar Health System doctors at network rates through …

Payer Roundup—Manager of Maine physical therapy practice sentenced in $175K fraud case | FierceHealthcare | 4/18/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and a Veterans Administration healthcare program. The U.S. Attorney’s Office states that Morrison filed claims for exaggerated lengths of time of therapists with patients and also for canceled appointments. Morrison also pleaded guilty to embezzling $31,000 from the club by using a business credit card for personal purchases on Amazon. ( Portland Press Herald ) Free Daily Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to FierceHealthcare! The healthcare …

Digital Health

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors Mark J. Morgan Joins Advisory Board News provided by 06:00 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Launchpad Digital Health, the leading U.S. seed investor and mentor in digital health, continues to expand its team of stellar advisors, which can be found at www.launchpdh.com . The latest addition is Mark J. Morgan , former President of Anthem Blue Cross - California . Mark Morgan has …

Home Health

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/19/2019

AP Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services 7 hrs ago Save PORTLAND & SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 19, 2019– Anthem Blue Cross … local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies and more than 1,500 employed and independent physicians working together through an Accountable Care Organization. With more than 19,000 employees, MaineHealth is

Spending more on primary care translates to better patient outcomes, report says | FierceHealthcare | 7/18/2019

… home health setting who underwent negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). RELATED: Focus on advanced primary care improves success of ACOs, study finds “When spending on primary care is higher, the outcomes are better,” said Jill Hummel, chair of the PCPCC board and president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut, during a briefing about the report in Washington, D.C. While spending on primary care varies across …

Behavioral Health

Anthem Blue Cross Launches Dental Patient Health History Tool To Improve Patient Outcomes And Reduce Employer Costs | Health IT Outcomes | 8/7/2019

Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) recently launched an innovative, first-of-its-kind solution giving dentists the access to view integrated patient health histories in real time. This allows healthcare providers to co-manage chronic conditions … Health Connection is Anthem’s integrated care approach connecting medical, pharmacy, behavioral health, dental, vision, disability, supplemental claims and clinical data. By making information available to each patient’s practitioners across different fields of care, Whole Health

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation and Virginia’s Community Colleges Partner to Fight Student Hunger | Business Wire | 4/10/2019

RICHMOND, Va.- A $100,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation will allow more than a dozen rural Virginia community colleges to expand food emergency offerings to students, including the creation of … diabetes prevention, cancer prevention, heart health and healthy, active lifestyles, behavioral health efforts and programs that benefit people with disabilities. The Foundation also coordinates the company’s year-round Dollars for Dollars program which provides a

Anthem, Inc.

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business Wire | 6/27/2019

… relationships we have with providers, which in this instance is working to breakdown information silos and deliver better care,” said Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky President Kennan Wethington. “We’re incredibly proud of … LinkedIn. About the Anthem Foundation: As the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc., the Anthem Foundation promotes the organization’s commitment to improving lives and communities. Through strategic partnerships and programs, we are addressing the social determinants …

Leading Independent Provider Association Nivano Physicians, Inc. Announces Medicare Contract with Anthem BlueCross | Globe Newswire | 6/27/2019

Anthem, Inc. Anthem is a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities and making healthcare simpler. Through its affiliated companies, Anthem serves more than 78 million people, including over 40 million within its family of health plans. Anthem aims to be the most innovative, valuable and inclusive partner. For more information, please visit www.antheminc.com . In California, Anthem Blue Cross is the trade name of Blue Cross of …

UnitedHealth

New HMO from WEA Trust enters private-employer market in southeast Wisconsin | The Business Journals | 8/23/2019

UnitedHealthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana. UnitedHealthcare holds the largest commercial market share at 19.4% followed by Anthem at 11.6%, according to figures compiled by Mueller QAAS of Pewaukee using data from the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. – Senior Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Aug 23, 2019, 10:28am CDT Related Content …

‘Like we were being forced to gamble with our son’s life’: Health insurers won’t pay for a $2.1 million drug for kids, and parents say they’re running out of time | Business Insider | 7/26/2019

… Business Insider they had been fighting health insurers like Aetna and Anthem to get access to Zolgensma. One decision, by UnitedHealth, has since been reversed . Sarah Stanger, whose son has spinal muscular atrophy, called it … Schultheis, who lives in Indiana and gets health insurance through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, time is of the essence. He has to start taking the drug before his second birthday, in late December. Jackson …

Castlight Health

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado to Launch Integrated Digital Benefits and Health Engagement Platform | Business Wire | 10/20/2017

DENVER- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado (Anthem) today announced the launch of Engage, an integrated digital health platform that creates a personalized member experience by connecting health plan and benefits data with … telehealth services, saving time and money. Developed in collaboration with Castlight Health, Engage includes online guidance and support on health care questions, including assistance to locate after-hours health care and information on out of

UnitedHealth Group

Surprise bills from freestanding ERs targeted in Ohio’s proposed budget over hospitals’ objections | The Business Journals | 6/12/2019

UnitedHealth Group. Emergency costs are rising faster than urgent care or office visits, the insurer said. “Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has seen a steep increase in central Ohio emergency room visits, particularly for non-emergency treatment, and the proliferation of freestanding ERs is certainly a driving factor,” the insurer said. “Consumers need to able to better understand the high cost associated with freestanding ERs.” Ohio’s standalone ERs are …

Anthem Ready To Deal No Matter What Happens With Magellan | Forbes | 4/26/2019

… about healthcare business and policy Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin WOODLAND HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 9: The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen after the health insurer began informing its individual policyholders … reports say Anthem, the nation’s second-largest health insurer, and UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, are in a late round of bidders for Magellan, which is known for its behavioral health services though …

Beacon Health Options

Beacon Health Options Names Michael Ramseier as West Region Market President | PR Newswire | 10/11/2017

Beacon Health Options Names Michael Ramseier as West Region Market President News provided by Oct 11, 2017, 10:30 BOSTON , Oct. 11, Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today that … the health care industry, Mr. Ramseier joins the company from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Colorado , where he served as President and General Manager. In that role, he was responsible for, network contracting, provider relations

Collective Medical

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business Wire | 6/27/2019

… software to help make faster, more informed treatment decisions. The software, called EDie, was developed by Salt Lake City-based Collective Medical Technologies and is being provided at no cost to hospitals across the commonwealth … working to breakdown information silos and deliver better care,” said Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky President Kennan Wethington. “We’re incredibly proud of this innovative partnership because it will put this technology in …

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/26/2019

… software to help make faster, more informed treatment decisions. The software, called EDie, was developed by Salt Lake City-based Collective Medical Technologies and is being provided at no cost to hospitals across the commonwealth … working to breakdown information silos and deliver better care,” said Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky President Kennan Wethington. “We’re incredibly proud of this innovative partnership because it will put this technology in …

Medtronic

MedMen’s 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Health Care Companies Producing Videos | PRWeb | 1/8/2018

Anthem Blue Cross, Boston Scientific, Secure Horizons, Edwards Lifesciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Medtronic, UniCare, Natrol Melatonin, Freedom Innovations, Beckman Coulter, Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Coast Medical Center and Ziering Medical, to name a few. Simple, Affordable, Impactful “Our videos are a simple, affordable, impactful way for clients to position their brand and, in so doing, leverage their products and services for greater ROI,” stated Smith. MedMen’s staff …

Proposed Tax Law Demands Health Care Marketers Gain a Stronger Competitive Edge | PRWeb | 12/13/2017

Anthem Blue Cross, Boston Scientific, Secure Horizons, Edwards Lifesciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Medtronic, UniCare, Natrol Melatonin, Hoag Hospital, Freedom Innovations, Beckman Coulter, Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Coast Medical Center and Ziering Medical, to name a few. Simple, Affordable, Impactful “Our videos are a simple, affordable, impactful way for medical clients to position their brand, and in so doing, leverage their products and services for greater ROI,” stated …

Boston Scientific

MedMen’s 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Health Care Companies Producing Videos | PRWeb | 1/8/2018

Anthem Blue Cross, Boston Scientific, Secure Horizons, Edwards Lifesciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Medtronic, UniCare, Natrol Melatonin, Freedom Innovations, Beckman Coulter, Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Coast Medical Center and Ziering Medical, to name a few. Simple, Affordable, Impactful “Our videos are a simple, affordable, impactful way for clients to position their brand and, in so doing, leverage their products and services for greater ROI,” stated Smith. MedMen’s staff …

Proposed Tax Law Demands Health Care Marketers Gain a Stronger Competitive Edge | PRWeb | 12/13/2017

Anthem Blue Cross, Boston Scientific, Secure Horizons, Edwards Lifesciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Medtronic, UniCare, Natrol Melatonin, Hoag Hospital, Freedom Innovations, Beckman Coulter, Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Coast Medical Center and Ziering Medical, to name a few. Simple, Affordable, Impactful “Our videos are a simple, affordable, impactful way for medical clients to position their brand, and in so doing, leverage their products and services for greater ROI,” stated …

Edwards Lifesciences

MedMen’s 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Health Care Companies Producing Videos | PRWeb | 1/8/2018

Anthem Blue Cross, Boston Scientific, Secure Horizons, Edwards Lifesciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Medtronic, UniCare, Natrol Melatonin, Freedom Innovations, Beckman Coulter, Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Coast Medical Center and Ziering Medical, to name a few. Simple, Affordable, Impactful “Our videos are a simple, affordable, impactful way for clients to position their brand and, in so doing, leverage their products and services for greater ROI,” stated Smith. MedMen’s staff …

Proposed Tax Law Demands Health Care Marketers Gain a Stronger Competitive Edge | PRWeb | 12/13/2017

Anthem Blue Cross, Boston Scientific, Secure Horizons, Edwards Lifesciences, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Medtronic, UniCare, Natrol Melatonin, Hoag Hospital, Freedom Innovations, Beckman Coulter, Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Coast Medical Center and Ziering Medical, to name a few. Simple, Affordable, Impactful “Our videos are a simple, affordable, impactful way for medical clients to position their brand, and in so doing, leverage their products and services for greater ROI,” stated …

Teva Pharmaceutical

MedMen’s 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Health Care Companies Producing Videos | PRWeb | 1/8/2018

The media beast is hungry. And in 2018 health care companies like yours must feed it. Regularly. Effectively. Affordably. With online, on air and/or in-person video content that builds your brand as it persuades your audience to take action. That’s why smart health care marketers are resolving to take a fresh look at how they strategize, conceptualize and produce everything from social media clips to full-blown TV …

Proposed Tax Law Demands Health Care Marketers Gain a Stronger Competitive Edge | PRWeb | 12/13/2017

The new tax bill wending its way through Washington right now proposes a repeal of itemized deductions for health care expenses that American taxpayers have enjoyed for decades. If the bill passes in its current form, according to Mike Smith, president of Southern-California based MedMen, a health care video and animation company, consumers are likely to cut back on medical spending in 2018 – and health care providers will be …

Launchpad Digital Health

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors Mark J. Morgan Joins Advisory Board News provided by 06:00 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Launchpad Digital Health, the leading U.S. seed investor and mentor in digital health, continues to expand its team of stellar advisors, which can be found at www.launchpdh.com . The latest addition is Mark J. Morgan , former President of Anthem Blue Cross - California . Mark Morgan has …

Serent Capital

Serent backs The Professional Companies | PE Hub | 6/3/2019

Serent backs The Professional Companies June 3, 2019 Serent Capital has made an investment in The Professional Companies , a provider of home healthcare benefits management services. No financial terms were disclosed. Also, TPC has named … across 14 BCBS plans. Sassi was formerly President & CEO of Anthem Blue Cross of California, the largest Blue Cross health plan in the nation. Earlier in his career, Brian held various executive positions at Blue

The Professional Companies (TPC), a Leading Provider of Home Healthcare Benefits Management Services, announces new CEO and investment from Serent Capital | PR Newswire | 6/3/2019

… leading provider of home healthcare benefits management services has hired Brian Sassi as its Chief Executive Officer and partnered with Serent Capital, a San Francisco -based private equity firm focused on investing in fast-growing … across 14 BCBS plans. Sassi was formerly President & CEO of Anthem Blue Cross of California , the largest Blue Cross health plan in the nation. Earlier in his career, Brian held various executive positions at Blue …

HCA

New HMO from WEA Trust enters private-employer market in southeast Wisconsin | The Business Journals | 8/23/2019

… UnitedHealthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana. UnitedHealthcare holds the largest commercial market share at 19.4% followed by Anthem at 11.6%, according to figures compiled by Mueller QAAS of Pewaukee using data from the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. – Senior Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Aug 23, 2019, 10:28am CDT Related Content …

Kentucky health system to reduce million-dollar “shock claims” up to 45% under Anthem deal | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/13/2019

St. Elizabeth Healthcare, a five-hospital system in Edgewood, Ky., is voluntarily participating in a new effort launched by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to lower unexpected, sometimes million-dollar medical bills. Under the agreement, announced to Becker’s in an emailed statement Aug. 13, St. Elizabeth will cut charges for these “shock claims” by as much as 45 percent. Shock claims can include treatment for neonatal intensive care units …

Hartford HealthCare

Lawmakers urged to prevent insurance contract disputes - Houston Chronicle | 11/28/2017

Lawmakers urged to prevent insurance contract disputes Susan Haigh, Associated Press Updated 3:08 pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers were urged Tuesday to consider ways to possibly avoid or mitigate any future contract impasses between insurance companies and health care systems, like the seven-week dispute between Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield that affected tens of thousands of residents. “We need to do …

Hearing still planned on insurance dispute despite agreement - Houston Chronicle | 11/24/2017

Hearing still planned on insurance dispute despite agreement Updated 11:16 am, Friday, November 24, 2017 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are moving ahead with hearings next week about the now-settled impasse between Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield despite an agreement on a new, three-year contract. Democratic state Rep. Sean Scanlon, House chairman of the Insurance and Real Estate Committee, said Friday that while he’s glad …

UPMC

16 payer exec moves in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

UPMC’s health insurance division appointed Joon Lee , MD, CMO, effective May 15. 8. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine appointed Denise McDonough president of commercial business in the state Jan. 10. 9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona appointed James Napoli , MD, its CMO.10. UnitedHealthcare CEO Steve Nelson is retiring.11. Outgoing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming CEO Rick Schum handed the reins to BCBS of …

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

Kaiser Permanente

Colorado Health Market Analysis: Profitable Hospital Systems and Growing Health Insurers - Research and Markets | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

… Kaiser Permanente, the largest health insurer in the state, has only broken even or lost money in 2016 and 2015. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and its HMO Colorado subsidiary had net income of $90 million in 2016, including operations in Nevada. In four years, the number of Colorado residents with health insurance increased by almost 675,000. Enrollment in HMOs grew by 8.2% in 2015 and 7.1% in 2016, and …

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

Providence Health

Avedro Reaches Reimbursement Milestone for Its FDA-Approved Procedure for Progressive Keratoconus | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/5/2019

WALTHAM, Mass., April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Avedro, Inc ., (Avedro or the company), today announced that four new providers –Providence Health Plan in the Pacific Northwest, Health New England, HealthPartners Minnesota and Public Employees Health … the United States’ largest national commercial payers, including United Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, and HealthNet. The company estimates that more than 95% of commercially covered lives have access to the

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg KY

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business Wire | 6/27/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- A substantial grant from the Anthem Foundation has equipped physicians treating patients in emergency departments (EDs) across the state with new, state-of-the-art software to help make faster, more informed treatment decisions. The software, called EDie, was developed by Salt Lake City-based Collective Medical Technologies and is being provided at no cost to hospitals across the commonwealth by the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) thanks to …

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/26/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 26, 2019– A substantial grant from the Anthem Foundation has equipped physicians treating patients in emergency departments (EDs) across the state with new, state-of-the-art software to help make faster, more informed treatment decisions. The software, called EDie, was developed by Salt Lake City-based Collective Medical Technologies and is being provided at no cost to hospitals across the commonwealth by the Kentucky …

Beacon Health System

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana and Beacon Health System Announce Improved Access to High-Quality Care in Northern Indiana | Business Wire | 11/20/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System will be an in-network provider for Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans starting on January 1, 2018. Individuals enrolled in Anthem’s MA plans will experience benefits, such as lower out-of-pocket costs compared to seeing out-of-network health care providers, when they use Beacon Health System’s full range …

Mayo Clinic

New HMO from WEA Trust enters private-employer market in southeast Wisconsin | The Business Journals | 8/23/2019

… market for private employers and Medicare supplemental coverage. WEA Trust of Madison acquired Health Tradition in October 2018 from Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic and the company represents not-for-profit WEA Trust’s entry into the private … three health insurers in the Wisconsin commercial market are UnitedHealthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana. UnitedHealthcare holds the largest commercial market share at 19.4% followed by Anthem at 11.6%, according to figures …

New Members Named to Serve on Health Information Technology Advisory Committee Established in 21st Century Cures Act | 11/16/2017

Mayo Clinic’s health information website Raj Ratwani, Acting Center Director and Scientific Director of the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare within MedStar Health, and Assistant Professor at the Georgetown University School of Medicine Sasha TerMaat, Director at Epic Sheryl Turney, Senior Director of All-Payer Claims Database Analytics and Data Policy and Administration at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Andrew Truscott, Managing Director for Health and Public Service …

Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart IN

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana and Beacon Health System Announce Improved Access to High-Quality Care in Northern Indiana | Business Wire | 11/20/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System will be an in-network provider for Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans starting on January 1, 2018. Individuals enrolled in Anthem’s MA plans will experience benefits, such as lower out-of-pocket costs compared to seeing out-of-network health care providers, when they use Beacon Health System’s full range …

Memorial Hospital of South Bend, South Bend IN

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana and Beacon Health System Announce Improved Access to High-Quality Care in Northern Indiana | Business Wire | 11/20/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System will be an in-network provider for Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans starting on January 1, 2018. Individuals enrolled in Anthem’s MA plans will experience benefits, such as lower out-of-pocket costs compared to seeing out-of-network health care providers, when they use Beacon Health System’s full range …

Aetna

‘Like we were being forced to gamble with our son’s life’: Health insurers won’t pay for a $2.1 million drug for kids, and parents say they’re running out of time | Business Insider | 7/26/2019

… of children born with the disease, called spinal muscular atrophy, told Business Insider they had been fighting health insurers like Aetna and Anthem to get access to Zolgensma. One decision, by UnitedHealth, has since been … Schultheis, who lives in Indiana and gets health insurance through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, time is of the essence. He has to start taking the drug before his second birthday, in late December. Jackson …

‘Like we were being forced to gamble with our son’s life’: Health insurers won’t pay for a $2.1 million drug for kids, and parents say they’re running out of time | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/26/2019

… of children born with the disease, called spinal muscular atrophy, told Business Insider they have been fighting health insurers like Aetna and Anthem to get access to Zolgensma. One decision, by UnitedHealth, has since been … Schultheis, who lives in Indiana and gets health insurance through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, time is of the essence. He has to start taking the drug before his second birthday, in late December. Jackson …

Humana

New HMO from WEA Trust enters private-employer market in southeast Wisconsin | The Business Journals | 8/23/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana. UnitedHealthcare holds the largest commercial market share at 19.4% followed by Anthem at 11.6%, according to figures compiled by Mueller QAAS of Pewaukee using data from the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. – Senior Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Aug 23, 2019, 10:28am CDT Related Content …

Kentucky lab owner admits to defrauding Humana, Aetna, Anthem | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2019

Humana CareSource, Aetna Coventry Cares and Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Medicaid plans. In addition to Mr. Goyal’s guilty plea, he entered a separate settlement to resolve his civil liability under the False Claims Act. Under that agreement, Mr. Goyal agreed to sell his personal and commercial property and remit 75 percent of sales to the U.S., as well as be excluded from the Medicare and Kentucky Medicaid program for …

UnitedHealthcare

New HMO from WEA Trust enters private-employer market in southeast Wisconsin | The Business Journals | 8/23/2019

UnitedHealthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Humana. UnitedHealthcare holds the largest commercial market share at 19.4% followed by Anthem at 11.6%, according to figures compiled by Mueller QAAS of Pewaukee using data from the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. – Senior Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Aug 23, 2019, 10:28am CDT Related Content …

16 payer exec moves in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine appointed Denise McDonough president of commercial business in the state Jan. 10. 9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona appointed James Napoli , MD, its CMO.10. UnitedHealthcare CEO Steve Nelson is retiring.11. Outgoing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming CEO Rick Schum handed the reins to BCBS of Wyoming Vice President Diane Gore May 1. 12. Scott Serota , president and CEO …

Health Net

Surprise bills from freestanding ERs targeted in Ohio’s proposed budget over hospitals’ objections | The Business Journals | 6/12/2019

… freestanding ERs on Queen City Avenue as well as in Norwood, Harrison and Mount Orab in Brown County. The Kettering Health Network has freestanding ERs in Middletown and Franklin in Warren County. The state budget … faster than urgent care or office visits, the insurer said. “Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has seen a steep increase in central Ohio emergency room visits, particularly for non-emergency treatment, and the proliferation …

How data, a new health care model, and fresh partnerships are changing Blue Shield | The Business Journals | 5/18/2019

… Anthem Blue Cross of California what is now Manifest Medex — a health information exchange that is creating a comprehensive digital health record for every Californian available on a secure open platform. We are aggressively piloting with multiple other plans including Anthem and Health Net a common portal for physicians to provide their provider directory information. We were the first plan to adopt a common set of clinical quality measures established …

Cigna

16 payer exec moves in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

… of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, made a surprise announcement May 21 that he is leaving the company. 2. Matthew Fitzsimmons , Cigna’s U.S. privacy officer and lead cybersecurity counsel, left the company for a new position … division appointed Joon Lee , MD, CMO, effective May 15. 8. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine appointed Denise McDonough president of commercial business in the state Jan. 10. 9. Blue Cross Blue Shield …

ConvenientMD Partners with Health Insurance Companies to Bring Affordable Infusion Therapy Services to Maine | PR Newswire | 6/28/2019

Cigna for infusion therapy services. Harvard Pilgrim is currently not in-network. “Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine’s goal is to make health care more affordable and accessible for our consumers, and to do that, we work with a variety of providers so consumers can access the right care, in the right place, at the right time,” said Denise McDonough , president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield …

Amerigroup

Amerigroup Nevada Rebranding to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Solutions, Effective February 2018, Reflecting Partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nevada | 12/28/2017

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Amerigroup Nevada Rebranding to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Solutions, Effective February 2018, Reflecting Partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nevada | Business Wire | 12/27/2017

LAS VEGAS–( BUSINESS WIRE )–In October 2017, Amerigroup Nevada, a leading Medicaid managed care organization, received approval from the Nevada Division of Insurance for the rebranding of its Medicaid plan to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Solutions, to extend brand stability and recognition of the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield name to its Medicaid members. This name change will take effect on Feb. 1, 2018. In addition …

MVP Health Care

16 payer exec moves in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

MVP Health Care, a health plan in New York, hired former Health Care Service Corp. executive Bruce Himelstein , MD, as its CMO. 5. Ken Janda , CEO of Community Health Choice in Houston, abruptly stepped down April 11. 6. Teresa Kline , CEO of Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System’s Health Alliance Plan, retired June 30.7. Pittsburgh-based UPMC’s health insurance division appointed Joon Lee , MD, CMO, effective May 15. 8. Anthem …

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

Essence Healthcare

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

U.S. News & World Report Announces The 2018 Best Medicare Plans - TheStreet | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

Coventry Health Care

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

U.S. News & World Report Announces The 2018 Best Medicare Plans - TheStreet | 10/16/2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point Generations Advantage, Medica Insurance Company, MVP HEALTH CARE, Paramount Elite, Providence Health Assurance, Senior Preferred, and UPMC Health Plan. For Part D plans, which cover prescription drugs, 17 states have at least one insurer that made the U.S. News list. This year, 15 of the …

Network Health

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Expands In-Network Access to the Elkhart Clinic | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) announced today that the Elkhart Clinic will be joining Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) health maintenance organization (HMO) and dual special needs program (D-SNP) networks … lower out-of-pocket costs compared to seeing out-of-network health care professionals – which is an important consideration for older adults living on a fixed income.” The Elkhart Clinic has been serving Elkhart County

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana and Beacon Health System Announce Improved Access to High-Quality Care in Northern Indiana | Business Wire | 11/20/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System will be an in-network provider for Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans starting on January 1, 2018. Individuals enrolled in Anthem’s MA plans will experience benefits, such as lower out-of-pocket costs compared to seeing out-of-network health care providers, when they use Beacon Health System’s full range …

Jennifer Bateman

Boys & Girls Clubs in New York Awarded Nine New Grants By the Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… providing programs that are designed to make a lasting impact during the critical after-school hours and beyond,” said Dr. Jennifer Bateman , national vice president for programs, training and youth development with Boys & Girls Clubs … Foundation and the Empire BlueCross Foundation, trade names of the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation L.L.C., independent licensees of the BlueCross BlueShield Association, serving residents and businesses in the 28 eastern and southeastern counties of New …

David McNichols

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Expands In-Network Access to the Elkhart Clinic | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) announced today that the Elkhart Clinic will be joining Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) health maintenance organization (HMO) and dual special needs program (D-SNP) networks … our members access to high-quality, affordable health care,” said David McNichols, President of Anthem’s Medicare Central region. “Our members in northern Indiana will have increased flexibility to choose the doctors and facilities that suit

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana and Beacon Health System Announce Improved Access to High-Quality Care in Northern Indiana | Business Wire | 11/20/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana (Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System will be an in-network provider for Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans starting on January … to our Medicare Advantage network aligns with that commitment,” said David McNichols, president of Anthem’s Medicare central region. “Beacon Health System is a clinical leader in northern Indiana and brings expertise that is valuable to

Jill Hummel

Spending more on primary care translates to better patient outcomes, report says | FierceHealthcare | 7/18/2019

Jill Hummel, chair of the PCPCC board and president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut, during a briefing about the report in Washington, D.C. While spending on primary care varies across states, overall, it is low throughout the entire country, said Yalda Jabbarpour, M.D., a family physician and medical director of the Robert Graham Center, who helped author the report. “We know that improving primary …

Morgan Haefner

Anthem names president of Georgia health plan | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/17/2019

Anthem names president of Georgia health plan Morgan Haefner - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield named Pam Stahl president, according to Georgia Health News . Four things to know: 1. Ms. Stahl will replace Jeff Fusile, who is stepping down from the Georgia health plan to spend time with his family. 2. Ms. Stahl joined Anthem last year as vice president of sales operations and effectiveness.3. Prior to that, she …

4 recent payer executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/17/2019

4 recent payer executive moves Morgan Haefner - The following payers announced executive moves in the last month, as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review : 1. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield named Pam Stahl president of its Georgia health plan.2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona appointed James Napoli, MD, its CMO.3. Scott Serota, president and CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association for nearly two decades, will …

Ben Harder

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans | PR Newswire | 10/16/2017

… face an overwhelming number of options when deciding on the right health insurance plan that fits their specific needs,” said Ben Harder , chief of health analysis for U.S. News. “Best Medicare Plans was designed to … offer highly rated Medicare Advantage plans in multiple states include Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point …

U.S. News & World Report Announces The 2018 Best Medicare Plans - TheStreet | 10/16/2017

… face an overwhelming number of options when deciding on the right health insurance plan that fits their specific needs,” said Ben Harder , chief of health analysis for U.S. News. “Best Medicare Plans was designed to … offer highly rated Medicare Advantage plans in multiple states include Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Coventry Health Care, Essence Healthcare, Health Alliance Medicare, Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Martin’s Point …

Mark Morgan

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors Mark J. Morgan Joins Advisory Board News provided by 06:00 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Launchpad Digital Health, the leading U.S. seed investor and mentor in digital health, continues to expand its team of stellar advisors, which can be found at www.launchpdh.com . The latest addition is Mark J. Morgan , former President of Anthem Blue Cross - California . Mark Morgan has …

Scott Serota

16 payer exec moves in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2019

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine appointed Denise McDonough president of commercial business in the state Jan. 10. 9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona appointed James Napoli , MD, its CMO.10. UnitedHealthcare CEO Steve Nelson is retiring.11. Outgoing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming CEO Rick Schum handed the reins to BCBS of Wyoming Vice President Diane Gore May 1. 12. Scott Serota , president and CEO …

4 recent payer executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/17/2019

4 recent payer executive moves Morgan Haefner - The following payers announced executive moves in the last month, as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review : 1. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield named Pam Stahl president of its Georgia health plan.2. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona appointed James Napoli, MD, its CMO.3. Scott Serota, president and CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association for nearly two decades, will …

Frederick Isasi

Spending more on primary care translates to better patient outcomes, report says | FierceHealthcare | 7/18/2019

… is higher, the outcomes are better,” said Jill Hummel, chair of the PCPCC board and president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut, during a briefing about the report in Washington … building new facilities and put money into primary care, said Frederick Isasi, executive director of Families USA, a non-partisan health care advocacy group. RELATED: Focus on advanced primary care improves the success of ACOs …

Dan Corcoran

Boys & Girls Clubs in Maine Awarded Six New Grants By the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation | PR Newswire | 11/7/2017

Boys & Girls Clubs in Maine Awarded Six New Grants By the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Grants provide $5,000 to each Club supporting Triple Play healthy lifestyles program News provided by Nov 07 … develop habits that lead to better health through adulthood,” said Dan Corcoran , president of Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Maine . As Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s proven health and wellness program, Triple Play is

Tomas Orozco

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/19/2019

AP Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth Form Joint Venture to Deliver High-Quality Health Care Services 7 hrs ago Save PORTLAND & SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 19, 2019– Anthem Blue Cross … well-being of the communities and people we serve,” said Tomas Orozco, President of Anthem’s Medicare East Region. “This joint venture aims to make it easier for Maine seniors to receive high-quality, affordable health

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut Expands Reach of $0 Premium Medicare Advantage and Dual-Eligible Plans | Business Wire | 10/26/2017

WALLINGFORD, Conn.- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut (Anthem) is expanding its $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans with three plans in three additional counties for 2018, serving a total of eight Connecticut counties … plan that fits their health care needs in 2018,” said Tomas Orozco, Medicare president of Anthem’s east region. “We put our experience to work to give members high-quality, affordable health care, allowing them to