Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Vincent Nelson M.D.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Ms. Kristen Lueck
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)
Senior Strategic Communications Manager
Mr. CJ Hudson
Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
Senior Account Executive, Labor & Trust
Shauna Pettit-Brown MBA
Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
Consumer Insights Researcher, Experience Design
Ms. Jasika Tabassum
Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
Operations Regulatory Logistics Manager
Kyu Rhee M.D.
IBM Healthcare
Vice President and CEO of Integrated Health Services
Ms. Ekta Punwani
IBM Healthcare
100 Top Hospitals program leader
Mr. Marc Glickman
LifeCare Assurance Company
Chief Sales Officer
Ms. Kristin Todd
Account Executive
Mr. David Ricks
Lilly USA, LLC | Eli Lilly and Company
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sean Kendall
Meridian Health Plan | Health Plan of Michigan
Vice President of Network Development
Mr. Dennis Vann
National Guardian Life Insurance Company | NGL
National Sales Vice President for Specialty Insurance Markets
Chuck Hector MBA, CEBS
Papa, Inc. | Papa - Grandkids On-demand
Chief Growth Officer
Mr. Andrew Parker
Papa, Inc. | Papa - Grandkids On-demand
Founder and CEO
Mr. Howard P. Kern
Sentara Health Plans, Inc., a service of Sentara Healthcare
President and Chief Executive Officer
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Cambia Health Solutions named one of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the second time
For the second year in a row, Cambia has been named one of the "World’s Most Ethical Companies." In 2019, 128 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 50 industries.

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Meridian Congratulates America's Best Hospitals
“We’re extremely proud to be contracted partners with several of the top five percent of hospitals in the country. We genuinely thank them for everything they do to ensure they always deliver the highest quality of care to our members," said Mr. Sean Kendall , president, Meridian Health Plan

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AHIP Blog: Medicare Advantage Plans Offer New Benefits in 2019
We know that healthy living means more than just the absence of disease. As people live longer lives, health insurance providers are looking for new ways to help them lead healthier and more active lives. This means addressing a range of factors that impact health and wellness among Medicare customers.

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MCG White Paper: Prescribing Opioids - Re-Centering the Pendulum
The opioid epidemic in the United States remains a crisis. In recent years, legislation has been enacted and several opioid prescribing guidelines have been published with the hopes of improving opioid prescribing practices and decreasing unnecessary use of these drugs.

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WEDI Announces Keynote and Speaker Lineup for 2019 Spring Conference
" WEDI conferences continue to be critical gatherings that foster great collaboration and networking between a diverse cross-section of some of the top industry thought leaders and influencers. I’m looking forward to the high-level discussions that will take place at our Spring Conference surrounding key issues that are impacting the health care landscape," said Mr. Charles W. Stellar , President and CEO, WEDI

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NGL's Long Term Care insurance product, EssentialLTC, approved in Hawaii
“We’re excited that Hawaiians can say Aloha (hello) to affordable and comprehensive Long Term Care insurance protection," said Mr. Marc Glickman , Chief Sales Officer at LifeCare , administrator for National Guardian Life Insurance Company | NGL ’s EssentialLTC

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Sanford Health honored with Pro Patria Award
" Sanford Health is deserving of this recognition for their outstanding contributions to our military services. Their leadership exemplifies the patriotic spirit that is alive and well here in our great state of South Dakota," said Capt. Chad Carlson, executive director for the SD Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve committee

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Sentara Healthcare President and CEO, Howard Kern, named as one of Virginias most influential
Mr. Howard P. Kern , President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sentara , has been recognized by Virginia Business as one of the 50 Most Influential Virginians in 2018.

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1 in 5 Millennials with Major Depression Aren’t Seeking Treatment: New Data from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Health of America Report
“Treating major depression is complicated and it’s important for patients to be able to find the right balance of treatments that work best for them, whether that’s therapy, prescription anti-depressants or a combination,” said Dr. Vincent Nelson M.D. , Vice President of Medical Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield

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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 Wonk Watch
HIP Industry Events

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Lilly to Introduce Lower-Priced Insulin
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Papa Announces Appointment of Industry Veteran Chuck Hector to Executive Team
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals
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