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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 ...
10/14/2019 Brown Gibbons Lang & Company Joins the DxPx Conference at MEDICA as an Alliance Partner PR Newswire CHICAGO and CLEVELAND , Oct. 14, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL), an independent investment bank and financial advisory firm, has entered into an agreement to become a long-term Alliance Partner of the annual DxPx Conference, which is hosted parallel to MEDICA in Duesseldorf, Germany . The DxPx Conference is an event for emerging growth companies, global industry participants, and investors in diagnostics and research tools; it is designed to facilitate licensing ...
9/16/2019 Medica Selects Altruista Health for Enterprise Care Management Platform PRWeb ... support more than 1 million members in 9 states. We used a comprehensive RFP process to explore innovative approaches and technologies so we can reach deeply into our communities. Nichole White, RPh, MBA, SVP, Medica Health Services RESTON, Va. Altruista Health, an innovative provider of care management technology solutions for health plans and provider organizations, today announced that Minnesota-based Medica has chosen Altruista’s GuidingCare® care management platform to serve ...
8/13/2019 Medica Introduces Insulin Cost Relief Program in North Dakota BioSpace Medica Introduces Insulin Cost Relief Program in North Dakota Published: Aug 13, 2019 MINNETONKA, Minn.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Medica today announced it will expand to North Dakota its cap on the maximum amount members in the state will pay for their insulin. Starting January 1, 2020, all members of fully insured commercial groups headquartered in North Dakota and individual ACA members in North Dakota will pay no more than $25 for ...
8/6/2019 Medica to cap monthly out-of-pocket insulin costs at $25 beginning Jan. 1 - StarTribune.com Star Tribune Amid concern over rising insulin costs, the Minnetonka-based health plan Medica announced a new program Monday that will limit the monthly out-of-pocket bill for an insulin prescription to $25 for thousands of Minnesotans next year. Starting Jan. 1, people who buy Medica insurance coverage through the MNsure exchange, and those who have fully insured Medica coverage through an employer, will see their out-of-pocket cost for ...
6/25/2019 Medica Deepens Roots in Nebraska with Hire of Patrick Bourne as Market Leader Business Wire MINNETONKA, Minn.- Medica today announced the hire of Patrick Bourne as Market Leader for the state of Nebraska. In this role, Bourne will be will work with Medica leadership in the individual, Medicare and commercial group market segments to set strategic direction and execute the organization’s growth and customer satisfaction strategies. In addition, he will be responsible for strengthening Medica’s brand presence by fostering relationships with providers, community leaders, brokers ...
4/21/2019 UnitedHealth grows digital health business in Minneapolis - InsuranceNewsNet insurancenewsnet.com part of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group , to create a digital health platform where users can navigate health plan benefits, receive health coaching and tap a variety of related benefits. Minnetonka -based Medica is one customer, offering the service as part of a broader portfolio. What analysts are waiting to see, Van De Graaff said, is that enough people are using the systems to broadly impact health behavior and costs -- not ...
12/11/2017 Medica Adds Children’s Mercy to Network for Select by Medica Plan in Kansas Business Wire MINNETONKA, Minn.- Medica today announced it has added Children’s Mercy to its network for the Select by Medica SM plan. Select by Medica is available to Kansas residents who live in Johnson or Wyandotte counties. Enrollment in the plan is available on the Kansas Health Insurance Marketplace ( HealthCare.gov ) for coverage on or after January 1, 2018. Children’s Mercy features a staff of more than 750 pediatric specialists in 40 pediatric ...
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 ...
10/31/2017 New Individual Market Plan, Inspire by Medica, Introduced in Iowa Business Wire MINNETONKA, Minn.- Medica today announced a new health plan option for individuals and families in Iowa. The plan, Inspire by Medica, will be available starting November 1, 2017 when the Open Enrollment Period for 2018 begins. A variety of benefit design options are available, including copay plans, health savings account compatible plans, and a catastrophic plan for those who qualify. Enrollment in the plan is available on the Iowa Health ...
10/30/2017 Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing: Broker LifeCycle Specialist Star Tribune ... 40% This position is responsible for the overall administration of the Broker Lifecycle process including initial set-up, ongoing management, changes, investigation and resolution of issues. Ensures brokers are credentialed and appointed according to Medica policy Initiates and processes all broker, agency and FMA contracting, re-contracting and credentialing activities in compliance with the requirements of Medica and relevant state laws. Ensures that the process is completed within service agreement ...
10/30/2017 Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing: Health Plan Specialist II Star Tribune ... The service recovery process is critical to the success of the department. The Health Plan Specialist II will use this process to assist members in complex situations. The degree of client satisfaction and retention Medica achieves with membership is directly related to the success of the customer service teams. The Health Plan Specialist II is responsible for identifying, researching and resolving member and all other internal and external customer concerns ...