Monday, February 05, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Edna Willingham
AMERIGROUP Community Care - Tennessee
Mr. C. Brian (Brian) Shipp
AMERIGROUP Corporation
Former CEO, Southeastern Region
Ms. Emmilyn Lawson
AmeriHealth Caritas | AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies (AMFC)
Market President
Warren Hosseinion MD
ApolloMed ACO | Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Thomas Lam
ApolloMed ACO | Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gary Augusta
ApolloMed ACO | Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
CEO of Apollo Care Connect
Kenneth Sim M.D.
ApolloMed ACO | Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Executive Chairman
Mr. Kevin Joyce
Atlantic Health System
Vice President of Insurance Networks
Denise Moore
Best Choice Plus | Broward Health
Marketing Strategist
Beverly Capasso
Best Choice Plus | Broward Health
Former President and CEO
Gregory L. Adams MD, FAAP
Blue Ridge Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Ms. Susan Courtney
BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBSNE)
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Richard G. Popiel MD, MBA
Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. (formerly The Regence Group)
Former Executive Vice President & Corporate Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Janice E. Nevin
Christiana Care Health System
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Paul Mahoney
Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC)
Director of Communications
L. Allen (Allen) Dobson Jr. MD
Community Care Physician Network (CCPN)
President and CEO
Mr. Joe W. Lastinger
Health Plan Alliance
Ms. Nicole Terranella
Health Plan Alliance
Director - Communications and Marketing
Mr. Stephen (Steve) M. Krupa
HealthEdge Software, Inc.
CEO and Managing Partner of Psilos
J. Mario (Mario) Molina MD
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Former Board Director and CEO
Dr. James Polo
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Medical Director
Dr. Connie Ducaine
Vital Decisions LLC
Clinical Account Director
Ms. Sheena Desai
Vital Decisions LLC
Marketing Coordinator
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware and Christiana Care Health System Sign Provider Contract to Serve Delaware's Medicaid
" AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware is thrilled to contract with Christiana Care Health System , offering our members access to one of the nation's largest and most respected health care providers. This contract underscores our commitment to offering high-quality, value-based care and a robust provider network throughout the state of Delaware," said Ms. Emmilyn Lawson , Market President, AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware

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Amerigroup Rebrands Medicaid Health Plan to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
“This is yet another example on our promise to enhance health care delivery for our members across the state. We are committed to continuing our progressive efforts to further demonstrate the company’s abilities as Nevada’s primary Medicaid healthcare solutions partner," said Mr. Eric Lloyd , president of Anthem

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AHIP Blog: Live Longer, Better With a Healthy Heart
February and hearts go hand-in-hand. It’s fitting that February also is American Heart Month, an occasion to raise awareness of heart disease and renew or strengthen a commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

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Edna Willingham Named President of Amerigroup Tennessee
“Under Edna Willingham ’s leadership, our AMERIGROUP team will continue to focus on providing the highest quality service and support to consumers and our state customer as we work to make healthcare accessible, affordable and simpler for all Tennesseans," said Mr. C. Brian Shipp , South Region Medicaid President for Amerigroup

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Regence Appoints Dr. James Polo as Medical Director to Lead Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Efforts
“Behavioral health and the opioid epidemic are at the forefront of issues impacting our members, our country and the health care system today. Dr. James Polo ’s expertise and experience in this arena will allow us to amplify our efforts to curb opioid abuse and address behavioral health for people and their families," said Dr. Richard G. Popiel MD, MBA , Chief Medical Officer of Cambia Health Solutions

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Atlantic Health System: Six New Jersey Hospital Systems Form Healthcare Transformation Consortium
“By working closely with like-minded organizations, we can share best practices, learn from one another, and lead the transition from fee-for-service to value-based care, using our own benefit plans as proving grounds," said Mr. Kevin Joyce , Vice President of Insurance Networks for Atlantic Health System

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ApolloMed Announces That Network Medical Management Has Entered Into An Agreement With Golden Shore Medical Group To Manage Over 100,000 Patients
"We are very pleased to announce this new agreement with Golden Shore Medical , which will add more than 100,000 patients to our population health management platform. Our integrated platform now has over one million patients who are under value-based capitation arrangements with multiple health plans," said Dr. Warren Hosseinion MD , Co-Chief Executive Officer of ApolloMed

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Community Care Physician Network Continues to Expand
“This is particularly true for Medicaid patients and residents of rural areas. CCPN is a vehicle for strengthening these vital practices and ensuring access to care beyond the local emergency department. I am proud to be among the physician leaders who are charting a course for the future of healthcare in North Carolina," said Dr. Gregory L. Adams MD, FAAP a member of the CCPN Board of Managers and a pediatrician with Blue Ridge Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

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Beverly Capasso Named Broward Health President/CEO
"I am humbled and honored to accept. We have stabilized Best Choice Plus and will continue to stabilize Broward Health for our patients and our community and for the 8,000 employees of Broward Health," said Beverly Capasso , President and CEO, Broward Healtth

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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 Wonk Watch

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Vital Decisions: Advanced Illness Experts, Matthew Patella and Dr. Connie Ducaine, Featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Chooses HealthEdge for Next Generation Core Administration System
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NTT DATA and Oracle Insurance to Offer End-to-End Solution for Government Payers and Health Plans
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Cathy K. Eddy to Retire as Health Plan Alliance President, Joe W. Lastinger Selected as Successor
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
Better Medicare Alliance: Medicare Advantage Earns High Bipartisan Congressional Support
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