Thursday, March 07, 2019
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Trip Hofer
Ms. Kirstie Foster
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Vice President, Public Relations
Mr. Mitch Perry
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC)
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Helen Stojic
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM)
Director II - Corporate Affairs/Communications
Mr. Daniel J. Loepp
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM)
President and CEO
Ms. Janice Torrez
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
DVP External Affairs & Chief of Staff
Mr. Paul Markovich
Blue Shield of California
President and Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Holly Ojalehto
Marketing Manager
Mr. Timothy (Tim) Huke
Chief Growth Officer
Mr. Adam Pellegrini
General Manager - Fitbit Health Solutions
Dr. Atul Gawande
Haven Healthcare
Mr. John (Jack) C. Stoddard
Haven Healthcare
Mr. Serkan Kutan
Haven Healthcare
Dana Gelb Safran ScD
Haven Healthcare
Head of Measurement
Mr. Pete Shalek
CEO and Co-founder
Richard Thorp M.D.
Paradise Medical Group
Ms. Amanda Wratchford
Quantros, Inc.
Director, Marketing
Ms. Brenda Schmidt
Solera Health
Founder and CEO
Mr. Jason Gorevic
TelaDoc Health
Chief Executive Officer
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Reports Strong Enterprise Performance for 2018 Across Membership, Operating Margin and Capital Position
“We are a proud Michigan company with national reach across our lines of business. Our health plan members reside in all 50 states. Our AF Group subsidiary is a national leader in workers’ compensation that operates in 50 states," said Mr. Daniel J. Loepp , president and CEO, Blue Cross

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Strong Financial Performance for Blue Cross NC in 2018 Leads to Savings for Customers, Significant Investments Necessary for Health System Transformation
“Affordability remains a challenge in North Carolina and across the nation. We must address it by thinking differently about how we invest in areas that deliver quality care, at a lower cost and better experience for our customers," said Mr. Mitch Perry , chief financial officer for Blue Cross NC

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AHIP Blog: Employers Embrace Integrated Health Care
Employer-provided coverage and benefits deliver affordable access to care, effective ways to improve health, and financial stability and security for more than 180 million Americans every day. And for a growing number of them, coordinated, whole person health care is the right thing to do, according to Anthem ’s latest Integrated Health Care Report.

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Burgess: Embracing Technology to Enable Accurate Claims Payments
The health care industry is slow to advance technologically, and the limitations of many legacy systems lead payers to spend time and money fixing inaccurate payments. The claims payment process needs to be more efficient. Fortunately, there are health care IT solutions to address these issues. Advancements in interoperability, integrated ecosystems, and business intelligence allow efficient and accurate payments – the first time.

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Minnesota United Announces Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Landmark Sponsorship
“Teaming up with MNUFC is a great fit with our commitment to promote both individual and community health. We are excited to join in Minnesota United’s efforts to engage with young people in projects that foster important life skills like teamwork, good health and community pride," said Ms. Kirstie Foster , vice president communications and social responsibility, Blue Cross

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Blue Shield of California Provides Nearly $2 Million to Support Health Care and Community Services for Wildfire Victims
"We are deeply saddened by this tragedy and truly inspired by the courage of all the first responders and medical providers. We are proud to help and support the effort to rebuild. Every Californian needs and deserves access to health care. Our vision for the future of health care in California includes vibrant services in Butte County," said Mr. Paul Markovich , President and CEO, Blue Shield of California

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Invests More than $1 Million in Our Communities and Families
“We invest in our communities and families to make an impact on the health and social challenges facing our state. We value the partnerships we have with our community partners to extend our reach in helping New Mexicans," said Ms. Janice Torrez , associate vice president of external affairs and chief of staff, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase Health Care Venture Launches Website and Announces Its Name: Haven
“We want to change the way people experience health care so that it is simpler, better, and lower cost. We’ll start small, learn from the experience of patients, and continue to expand to meet their needs," said Dr. Atul Gawande , CEO, Haven Healthcare

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

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
AbleTo Acquires Joyable to Further Increase Access to High-Quality Behavioral Health Care
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Deerwalk Integrates Provider Quality Ratings to Support Strategic Healthcare Planning
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Fitbit and Solera Health Expand Partnership to Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
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