Friday, March 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. Todd Stein
Amendola Communications
Vice President
Mr. Winston H. Lonsdale
AvMed Health Plan
VP, Claims, A/R
Rahul Rajkumar MD
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC)
Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Marcela Manjarrez-Hawn
Centene Corporation
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Mr. Paul Barnes
Centene Corporation
Former Senior Vice President of Business Operations
Mr. Michael F. Neidorff
Centene Corporation
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Edmund (Ed) E. Kroll
Centene Corporation
SVP, Finance and Investor Relations
Mr. Bob Burk
Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas
Director of Community Relations
Mr. Steve Whitehurst
Health Fidelity
Chief Executive Officer
James Nordin M.D.
HealthPartners, Inc.
Principal Investigator
Jason Glanz PhD
Kaiser Permanente
Senior Scientist
Matthew F. Daley MD
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Senior Scientist
Mr. John M. Prince
Optum Bank | OptumHealth Financial Services
OptumHealth Chief Operating Officer
Mr. David Himmel
External Communications Director
Jason Langheier MD
CEO and Founder
Dexter W. Shurney MD, MBA, MPH
Chief Medical Officer and Senior VP of Clinical Affairs
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Blue Cross NC Launches “My Pregnancy” App
“We’re providing women with pregnancy information and resources in a simple, user-friendly way. In the palm of their hand, expecting moms can get real-time information on their pregnancy, identify potential risks, connect with a nurse, and learn about maternity benefits such as lactation counseling," said Dr. Rahul Rajkumar MD , Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at BCBSNC

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Centene Subsidiaries Awarded Contract In Arizona
"We are pleased to continue working with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) in providing comprehensive healthcare services in Arizona, and we look forward to advancing quality, integrated healthcare solutions for the populations we serve," said Mr. Michael F. Neidorff , Chairman and CEO for Centene

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AHIP Responds to HHS Sec. Azar’s Remarks at National Health Policy Conference
Americans deserve health care that is designed around them—providing them with better pathways to health and financial stability. This was the vision laid out by Secretary Azar this morning—we share his vision and we are fully committed to delivering for the people we serve.

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CVS Health Details Programs and Pricing Transparency Solutions Addressing High Cost Drug Issue at AHIP National Policy Conference
"Another way we help make prescription drugs more affordable for consumers is through Point of Sale rebates, which we have offered to our commercial clients since 2013. We currently cover nearly 12 million people under this option, by which the estimated value of negotiated rebates on branded drugs is passed along to the consumer when they get their prescription," said Mr. Thomas M. Moriarty , Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer, CVS , who spoke to attendees at the AHIP National Policy Conference

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Kaiser Permanente: Infants Who Receive Multiple Vaccinations Not at Increased Risk for Infection
“Parents have genuine concerns about their children’s safety as related to vaccination. We hope this study shines some light on their concerns, helping parents across the nation better understand the safety and benefits of vaccinating on time," said Dr. Jason Glanz PhD , lead study author and senior investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute for Health Research

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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 Wonk Watch

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
OptumRx Supports Kansans in Need Through Medication Donations Now Totaling More Than $20 Million
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Zipongo Adds Chief Medical Officer To The Team To Support Company's Roll Out Of "FoodScripts"
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
AvMed Selects Health Fidelity's NLP-Powered Solution For Risk Adjustment Optimization
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