Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Rob Rebak
Mr. Daniel Lieber
President and Chief Operating Officer
Andrea Gelzer MD, MS, FACP
AmeriHealth Caritas | AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies (AMFC)
Corporate Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Mike Hamerlik
Arise Health Plan | WPS Health Plan, Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Sarah Senseman
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Director of Community Initiatives
Ms. Deb Devaux
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
Director of Community Transformation
Ms. Jen Aspengren
Minnesota Director
Ms. Margaret (Peggy) E. O'Kane
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Mesfin Tegenu MS, RPh
President, PerformRx Division
Mr. John Butts
Director, Market Development and Public Relations
Ms. Michelle Heidloff
Trustmark Life Insurance Company
Managed Care Specialist
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Wins Gold Award For Cost Estimator Tool
"We want to make it easy for our members to make informed health care decisions and find high-quality, affordable care. We're thrilled to be recognized for providing members with user-friendly online tools that simplify their experiences as health care consumers," said Ms. Deb Devaux , chief operating officer at Blue Cross

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AmeriHealth Caritas: It’s Not Too Late — Vaccinate
“The flu shot should be an expectation and not just a recommendation. Just like we apply sunscreen to prevent sunburn, the flu shot is our best defense against the flu virus," said Dr. Andrea Gelzer MD, MS, FACP , chief medical officer of AmeriHealth Caritas

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AHIP Blog: Value Over Volume - 2 Looks at the Benefits of Value-Based Care
Value-based care means high-quality care at a cost that’s affordable for both the patient and the U.S. health care system. With widespread support from health insurance providers, there’s been progress in moving from a system that makes payments based on the volume of care provided to one focused on the quality of care provided.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota: Greater Minnesota Using Unconventional Tactics to Transform Community Health
“We know that Willmar has experienced, and continues to experience, significant change, and that many people in the community face barriers to achieving good health. The ChangeX partnership will help bring together people who are working to make their communities healthier – creating community connections and lessening the isolation that many people face," said Ms. Sarah Senseman , director of community initiatives at Blue Cross

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Trustmark: Bluebook Challenge Educates About Healthcare Savings
The online Bluebook Challenge is now available to help educate covered employees about how to use Healthcare BluebookTM to find a Fair Price on their next medical test or procedure. As a thank you, covered employees will receive a $15 Amazon.com eGift Card within three business days of providing a valid email address after completing the Challenge.

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WPS Health Solutions: Mike Hamerlik offers his vision for fixing the cost of health care
“We must understand that the real problem is the cost of health care, and the cost of health insurance only reflects the underlying medical costs,” said Mr. Mike Hamerlik , President and CEO, Arise Health Plan

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

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
PerformRx receives NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
AbleTo Adds Daniel Lieber as Chief Operating Officer
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