Medica Health Plan

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6/12/2020 Minnesota insurers cut fees for 70,000 in Medicare health plans Star Tribune The moves respond to signs that many people have been putting doctor visits on hold, possibly due to worries about exposure to the novel coronavirus. Loading... “We recognize that for Medicare members ... there is a question of making sure that they are getting the care that they need in the context of any concerns that they might have about COVID,” said Dr. Patrick Courneya, the chief health plan medical officer ...
6/12/2020 Minnesota insurers cut fees for 70,000 in Medicare health plans Star Tribune The moves respond to signs that many people have been putting doctor visits on hold, possibly due to worries about exposure to the novel coronavirus. “We recognize that for Medicare members ... there is a question of making sure that they are getting the care that they need in the context of any concerns that they might have about COVID,” said Dr. Patrick Courneya, the chief health plan medical officer at ...
4/15/2020 Medica mistakenly sent letters containing private medical data to wrong addresses | FOX 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul fox9.com MINNETONKA, Minn. (FOX 9) - A technical mistake led to thousands of letters containing sensitive medical data intended for clients to be sent out to wrong addresses. Medica says a file containing incorrect addresses for clients was mistakenly used to send out pharmacy benefit letters. Due to that mistake, some letters meant for clients were sent to incorrect addresses. The mistake was realized in mid-March after letters had been sent ...
3/25/2020 MNsure routes 1,400 to coverage as COVID-19 spreads Star Tribune ... people who don’t get coverage from an employer can buy health insurance or learn if they might qualify for state public programs. On Monday, MNsure determined that 815 individuals seeking coverage likely qualify for Medica l Assistance or MinnesotaCare, state-subsidized health insurance for lower-income residents and those in poverty. Enrollment in the programs is open throughout the year and is not limited to the special enrollment period. In addition ...
3/11/2020 Hot Topics Recap: Coronavirus Business Wire ... Three-Year Plan to Support the Digital Transformation of 40 Million Service Providers in China Source: Alipay NEW YORK-- Moody’s Offering Coronavirus Credit and Economic Research Free to the Public Source: Moody's Corporation MINNEAPOLIS-- Medica Waives All Cost Sharing for COVID-19 Testing Source: Medica PHILADELPHIA-- Radian Announces Update to RBC Capital Markets Global Financial Institutions Conference Participation Source: Radian Group Inc. MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel-- NILIT ® Operates Globally Under Normal ...
2/11/2020 Medica Offers New Ways to Support Pregnant Women svdaily.com February 11, 2020 Fertility and Parenting Apps also Part of Suite of Apps MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new suite of mobile apps will help Medica support women from pregnancy to parenthood. Offered through Ovia Health, the apps offer personalized guidance, support and coaching to help women navigate pregnancy, postpartum and parental awareness. Medica also created a unique program that provides some pregnant members with a supply of prenatal vitamins ...
11/23/2017 State should hit pause on Medica's $90M transfer to for-profit affiliate Star Tribune ... major decision involving for-profit health insurers without a thorough review. To undo this error, Ehlinger should push pause on the hasty approval his agency gave recently to a questionable request from Minnetonka-based Medica . The insurer’s holding company sought to transfer $90 million from its nonprofit Medica Health Plans Inc., which does a large business with the state’s medical assistance programs, to a for-profit affiliate serving consumers in ...