Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Rick Poulton
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Brandon Glenn
Amendola Communications
Account Director
Sachin H. Jain MD, MBA
CareMore Health Plan, an Anthem Company
Dr. Robert Accordino
CareMore Health Plan, an Anthem Company
Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Mr. Aaron Symanski
Change Healthcare
Mr. Neil de Crescenzo
Change Healthcare
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Annamaria Salisbury
Fallon Health | Fallon Healthcare System
Executive Director of its Summit ElderCare Program
Michael Sherman MD, MBA, MS
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Joan Fallon
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Director of Public Relations and Community Affairs
Mr. Steve Whitehurst
Health Fidelity
Chief Executive Officer
William (Bill) Lucia FLMI
HMS | HMS Holdings Corp.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Emmet O'Gara
HMS | HMS Holdings Corp.
Executive Vice President, Total Population Management
Mr. Michael Cole
HMS | HMS Holdings Corp.
Senior Vice President, Commercial Markets
Mr. Ty Windfeldt
Hometown Health Plan
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Edward Ellison
Kaiser Permanente
Executive Medical Director - Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Ronald L. Copeland MD
Kaiser Permanente
Senior Vice President of Diversity Strategy and Policy
Sherry Martin M.D.
Lilly USA, LLC | Eli Lilly and Company
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Jennifer Schneider MD
Livongo Health
Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Rachel Rademan
Marshfield Clinic
Obstetrics Nurse
Dominick Pallone
Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP)
Executive Director
Mr. Eric Hamborg
Chief Customer and Revenue Officer
Mr. Ryan Sadler
Nebraska Total Care
Plan President
Mr. Brett Furst
Strategic Advisor
Mr. Kevin Mehta
Chief Technology Officer
Michael Berger PE, CPHIMS
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
VP, Population Health Informatics and Data Science
Scott Kammer M.D.
Associate Medical Directors
Amy Burt D.O.
Associate Medical Directors
Lawrence (Larry) Lee MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Jeri Peters
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Mr. Adam Sabloff
Mr. Darren Ghanayem
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Harvard Pilgrim is first health plan to directly negotiate outcomes-based agreement for groundbreaking gene therapy
“While this new treatment and other new therapies that are in the pipeline offer the promise of dramatic health improvements, their upfront costs are significant, which makes it imperative that we work together to find creative, value-based payment approaches that tie reimbursement level to both short-term and long-term efficacy," said Dr. Michael Sherman MD, MBA, MS , Chief Medical Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Hometown Health: Association Health Plans & Multi Employer Welfare Arrangements Explained
On Friday, January 5, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed regulation regarding Association Health Plans and Multi Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs). This regulation was the first in response to President Trump’s Executive Order from October 12.

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Kaiser Permanente Attains Perfect Score on 2018 Corporate Equality Index
"We recognize the value of diversity, inclusion and equity in allowing us to best serve and meet the needs of our employees, patients and communities. Kaiser Permanente stands strong in our commitment to equity and inclusion for all," said Dr. Ronald L. Copeland MD , senior vice president and chief diversity and inclusion officer

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Nebraska Total Care partners with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
"These goals align with Nebraska Total Care 's mission to improve health and overall wellness for all Nebraskans. We are excited for the opportunity to support these individuals and families as they reach on this important milestone," said Mr. Ryan Sadler , Plan President of Nebraska Total Care

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Security Health Plan invests $1,000 in Marshfield Mothers of Preschoolers
“The first day I attended, the moms shared their birth stories. They were all different and just beautiful. It was so good to connect with other moms and to process how ‘mothering matters’ with them for two brief hours,” said Ms. Rachel Rademan , Obstetrics nurse, Marshfield Clinic

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New leaders strengthen clinical and behavioral health expertise at UCare
" Dr. Scott Kammer M.D. and Dr. Amy Burt D.O. bring a depth of clinical leadership and systems-improvement experience to their roles at UCare, where we strive every day to ensure access to care, improve member and provider experience, and advance UCare ’s clinical excellence,” said Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Lawrence Lee MD

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Former White House Fellow, Dr. Robert Accordino, appointed as Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at CareMore Health
" Dr. Robert Accordino ’s years of experience and knowledge in the field of psychiatry will play a vital role in advancing CareMore Health Plan ’s behavioral health programs and the care that we offer to our patients. He shares our commitment to serving populations that are often underserved, and I am thrilled to welcome him to the CareMore Health leadership team where he will no doubt be an asset," said Dr. Sachin H. Jain MD, MBA

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Fallon Health names Annamaria Salisbury Executive Director of its Summit ElderCare program
Fallon Health is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Ms. Annamaria Salisbury to Executive Director of its Summit ElderCare® program.

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Mount Sinai Health Partners Chooses Health Fidelity's Risk Adjustment Solution to Support Value-Based Care Efforts
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Livongo and Lilly Collaborate on Real-World Diabetes Research
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WellCare to Deploy VirtualHealth’s Award-Winning Care Management Platform
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Michigan Association of Health Plans Selects Payformance Solutions to Ease Medicaid Value-Based Contracts
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MOBE Enables Health Plans to Address the Needs of a Hidden Population
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Change Healthcare Announces General Availability of First Enterprise-Scale Blockchain Solution for Healthcare
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Allscripts to acquire Practice Fusion business
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
HMS Appoints Two Healthcare Veterans to New Leadership Roles
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