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4/23/2021 Climate change, racism and social justice concerns affecting Gen Z's physical and mental health timesofnews.com ... of the planet and racism and social justice, according to a new survey. More than eight out of 10 young Americans say they are concerned about the health of the planet, according to the Blue Shield of California NextGen Climate Survey which polled participants between the ages of 14-24. When asked about which issue concerned them the most, the environment and climate change had the second-highest percentage at 47 ...
4/21/2021 Unlocking Race and Ethnicity Data to Promote Health Equity in California: Proposals for State Action ramaonhealthcare.com ... collect R/E data and use this information to promote health equity. However, plans face several data collection challenges that result in significant reporting gaps. In a new white paper prepared in partnership with Blue Shield of California , summarized below, Manatt Health discusses common health plan R/E data collection challenges and how states can help mitigate these barriers and ...
4/16/2021 Blue Shield of California's Wellvolution growing its platform for members with diabetes FierceHealthcare ... members are more adherent to treatment plans when they play a role in designing them."What we're hoping to do with Care Compass is get members engaged in their healthcare," she said.RELATED: Inside Blue Shield of California 's new Health Reimagined initiativeBetr Health is already a part of Wellvolution's suite of tools, where it provides a digital platform for members to track their food intake, weight and blood sugar ...
4/14/2021 Three Black Leaders on the Forefront of California's COVID-19 Response sdvoice.info ... on the leading edge of California’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris, California Gov Operations Secretary Yolanda Richardson and Kimberly Goode, Senior Vice President of External Affairs at Blue Shield of California . The following profiles explore how these exceptional women have brought their experience, knowledge and leadership abilities to driving California’s COVID-19 recovery efforts. The Implementer: Kimberly Goode, Senior V.P. of External ...
4/7/2021 Blue Shield of California Adds MemorialCare to Trio's Orange County Network | Markets Insider Business Insider ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful Blue Shield of California Trio partnership with MemorialCare's Long Beach Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and hundreds of MemorialCare physicians in Greater Long Beach and southern Los Angeles County , MemorialCare was recently chosen to be part of the Blue Shield Trio network in Orange County . MemorialCare Medical Group, Edinger Medical Group, MemorialCare Orange Coast ...
4/6/2021 Blue Shield of CA Expands into Digital Health with Wellvolution Expansion HIT Consultant Leave a CommentWhat You Should Know:– Blue Shield of California is enhancing its popular Wellvolution program by adding two new services that provide personalized care and nutrition support for members living with or at risk for Type 2 diabetes.– Wellvolution is a digitally based lifestyle medicine and health platform that can be personalized to each member’s individual health needs and preferences. The platform, including these expanded ...
4/6/2021 In California, Blue Shield's Vaccination Takeover Fixes What Wasn’t Broken Physicians Weekly ... spread among wooded mountains, rugged coastline and idyllic vineyards, about 40% of eligible adults have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine.But now they face renewed turbulence as health insurer Blue Shield of California takes over the state’s vaccine program with the mission of speeding up vaccinations.Instead of tracking down the most vulnerable of the county’s roughly 68,000 eligible residents, community clinics and ...
4/5/2021 In California, Blue Shield's vaccination takeover fixes what wasn't broken FierceHealthcare ... spread among wooded mountains, rugged coastline and idyllic vineyards, about 40% of eligible adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.But now, they face renewed turbulence as health insurer Blue Shield of California takes over the state’s vaccine program with the mission of speeding up vaccinations.Instead of tracking down the most vulnerable of the county’s roughly 68,000 eligible residents, community clinics and ...
4/3/2021 In Mendocino, Blue Shield takeover complicates vaccine push LA Times ... population spread among wooded mountains, rugged coastline and idyllic vineyards, about 43% of eligible adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.But they face renewed turbulence as health insurer Blue Shield of California takes over the state’s vaccine program.The changeover’s goal is to speed vaccinations, but instead of tracking down the most vulnerable of the county’s roughly 68,000 eligible residents, community ...
4/1/2021 In California, Blue Shield's Vaccination Takeover Fixes What Wasn’t Broken Kaiser Health News ... wooded mountains, rugged coastline and idyllic vineyards, about 40% of eligible adults have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine. /p p But now they face renewed turbulence as health insurer Blue Shield of California takes over the state’s vaccine program with the mission of speeding up vaccinations. /p p Instead of tracking down the most vulnerable of the county’s roughly 68,000 eligible residents, community ...
4/1/2021 Blue Shield of California Takes Over State's Vaccine Program, Health Officials Conflicted managedhealthcareconnect.com ... spread among wooded mountains, rugged coastline and idyllic vineyards, about 40% of eligible adults have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine.But now they face renewed turbulence as health insurer Blue Shield of California takes over the state’s vaccine program with the mission of speeding up vaccinations.Instead of tracking down the most vulnerable of the county’s roughly 68,000 eligible residents, community clinics and ...
4/1/2021 In California, Blue Shield's Vaccination Takeover Fixes What Wasn’t Broken americanhealthcarejournal.com California In California, Blue Shield’s Vaccination Takeover Fixes What Wasn’t Broken Rural Mendocino County had finally figured out its vaccination program. But now the community clinics that helped make it happen are changing course as Blue Shield of California takes over the state vaccine program.This story also ran on The Mendocino Beacon .Despite the county’s remoteness and its largely rural population spread among wooded mountains, rugged ...
3/31/2021 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 californiahealthline.org ... Shield Takeover of Vaccination Task Fixes What Wasn’t Broken Rural Mendocino County had finally figured out its vaccination program. But now the community clinics that helped make it happen are changing course as Blue Shield of California takes over the state vaccine program. (Rachel Bluth, 3/31) News Of The Day Will California Avoid A 'Fourth Wave'?: On the good news side of the covid ledger: All adults over 50 ...
3/29/2021 COVID-19 vaccine in San Joaquin County: Where to find the latest info kcra.com ... pharmacies.It posts its latest updates on Covid19.ca.gov/vaccines and has launched the notification tool My Turn to check eligibility and schedule appointments here .Advertisement A new statewide vaccine network being administered by Blue Shield of California has begun its rollout in the state, and counties and medical providers will be onboarded in waves. All providers and local health jurisdictions will also move to uniform and state-directed eligibility ...
3/29/2021 New analysis shows benefits of electronic prior authorization for patients and providers dotmed.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 24, 2021 – Electronic prior authorization (ePA) can significantly reduce the time between a request for prior authorization and a decision and the time to a patient receiving care. These were two of the top findings from an initiative launched by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) to better understand the impact of ePA on the prior authorization process.“Prior authorization is an important tool in ...
3/27/2021 Journalists Dish on Vaccination Loopholes and Alliances Kaiser Health News ... before-spring-break/" “Some Dream — Others Scheme — To Find a Vaccine Before Spring Break” /a /li /ul p California politics correspondent Samantha Young discussed the relationship between Gov. Gavin Newsom and Blue Shield of California with KPCC’s “Take Two” on Monday. /p ul li a href="https://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2021/03/22/21657/" Click here to hear Young on KPCC /a /li li Read Young’s ...
3/26/2021 Aetna names CEO for California Medicaid Becker's Hospital Review ... of California, which oversees Medicaid benefits for about 33,000 members in San Diego and Sacramento counties.Mr. Brizendine joined Aetna in 2019 as a director of business development. He previously held leadership roles at Blue Shield of California , LA Care and Anthem.More articles on payers ...
3/26/2021 Blue Shield of California Announces Golden State Now Has Capacity to Administer More than 4 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Each Week continentalnewsshow.com Blue Shield of California Announces Golden State Now Has Capacity to Administer More than 4 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Each Week 5 hours ago adminnoticiasOAKLAND, California, March 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Blue Shield of California , as the state of California’s third-party administrator,…OAKLAND, California , March 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Blue Shield of California , as the state of California’s ...
3/25/2021 What Humana, Cigna & more learned from yearlong prior authorization pilot Becker's Hospital Review ... Prior Authorization Technology Highway, or Fast PATH, used automation software from technology companies Availity and Surescripts to digitize prior authorization processes. Six health insurers covering more than 50 million Americans participated in the pilot: Blue Shield of California , Cambia Health Solutions, Cigna, Florida Blue, Humana and WellCare.RTI International independently evaluated 40,000 prior authorization transactions that took place during the 12-month pilot. The evaluation found providers used the Fast ...
3/25/2021 Aetna Better Health names Verne Brizendine as CEO for California chaindrugreview.com ... Brizendine joined Aetna in 2019 as director of business development, bringing more than 30 years of leadership experience in the health care industry. He previously held various leadership roles with managed care companies, including Blue Shield of California , LA Care and Anthem. Throughout his career, he built longstanding partnerships with state and local officials, community stakeholders, health care providers and community-based organizations.“Verne’s extensive knowledge and background in ...