Friday, January 05, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Ms. Teresa White
Aflac Incorporated
U.S. President
Mr. Virgil R. Miller
Aflac Incorporated
President of Aflac Group Insurance and Executive Vice President
Jamie A. Lee
Aflac Incorporated
Senior Vice President and Chief Service Officer
Mr. Tim Gauger
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield (ABCBS)
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Lee Douglass JD
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield (ABCBS)
Retired SVP Law/Gov't Relations, Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Kyle Rogers
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York (BCBSWNY)
Public Relations Specialist
Ms. Bill Sullivan
Brighton Health Group | Brighton Health Plan Solutions (BHPS)
Ms. Maureen Spivack
Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)
Member of the Board of Directors
Ms. Barbara McCann
Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)
Board Member
Stephen (Steve) Swift
HealthNow New York Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Michele Soon-Shiong
Mr. John C. Rademacher
Option Care, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Harry Kraemer
Option Care, Inc.
Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. Douglas J. Wenners
Privia Health
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Lauren Kotarski
Public Communications Inc. (PCI)
Account Executive
Ms. Monica Majors
Sutter Health
Vice President, Strategic Sales & Marketing
Mr. Richard (Rich) Adcock
Verity Health System
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jack Krouskup
Verity Health System
J.P. Holland
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Director, Business Strategy
Ms. Sonya Nelson
WellCare of Georgia
Mr. William (Will) Hinde
West Monroe Partners
Director - Payer Practice
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Capital BlueCross Encourages Healthy Habits to Start the New Year
With the start of 2018, many people are diving into their New Year's resolutions. Two of the most popular ones are to get in shape and be healthy. As a community-based health insurer that prioritizes health and wellness, Capital BlueCross has multiple tools to help you achieve your goals.

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Sutter Health Plus Launches Redesigned Website
“We recognize the importance of giving our customers a positive, seamless experience—in person, over the phone and online. Redesigning our website is more than creating a new look and feel—it’s about optimizing the experience for all of our visitors," said Ms. Monica Majors , Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Health Plan Products, Sutter Health

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AHIP Blog: Why a Massachusetts Health Plan Waives Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Chronic Conditions
Financial obstacles can make it hard to effectively manage chronic conditions. Patients and doctors in Massachusetts have support, thanks to Neighborhood Health Plan’s (NHP) new comprehensive benefit design, called Care Complement. The program also offers affordable alternatives to opioids for chronic pain. NHP is a Massachusetts-based not-for-profit health plan with more than 380,000 members.

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WellCare is the Top Rated Medicaid Plan in Georgia for Consumer Satisfaction
"Member satisfaction among the Medicaid population is crucial because patients are more likely to manage chronic health conditions and reduce unhealthy behaviors when they have positive relationships with their physicians. Because our primary care physicians have done an exceptional job in building patient relationships and offering helpful, manageable ways for members to improve their health, we're seeing improvements in health outcomes," said Ms. Sonya Nelson , president, WellCare of Georgia

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Virgil R. Miller Promoted to President of Aflac Group Insurance and Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Aflac U.S.; Jamie A. Lee Promoted To Senior Vice President and Chief Service Officer of Aflac U.S.
Aflac Incorporated announced today changes for two key executives as part of its ongoing U.S. Operations strategy. Mr. Virgil R. Miller has been promoted to president of Aflac Group Insurance and executive vice president. Additionally, Jamie A. Lee has been promoted to senior vice president and chief service officer.

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Tim Gauger promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Mr. Tim Gauger has been promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer for ABCBS , beginning January 1, 2018. He replaces Mr. Lee Douglass JD , who will retire after 18 years with the company.

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BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Announces Medicaid Expansion Into Niagara And Genesee Counties
“Offering services and support in these counties was one of the early goals established in the implementation of our relationship with AMERIGROUP . After a smooth transition, the timing is right to continue our growth through this strategic alliance and offer high-quality, Medicaid offerings to Niagara and Genesee residents," said Stephen Swift , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York (BCBSWNY)

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions
HIP Wonk Watch

Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
CHAP Announces CMS Approval of Jan 2018 Home Health Standards of Excellence Including New HHA Medicare CoPs
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Rich Adcock Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Verity Health System
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Option Care Board Names John C. Rademacher As CEO
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Doug Wenners Joins Privia Health at the Helm as Acting CEO
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
West Monroe Partners: New Executive Survey Finds Convergence of Health and Dental Insurance Plans is Happening
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