Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Jim Boyman
President and General Manager
Mr. John Eberle
Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
Mr. Timothy (Tim) C. Wentworth
Express Scripts, Inc.
Mr. Tom Spring
Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
Director of Wellness and Outreach
Mr. Labeed Diab
Humana Inc.
President, Pharmacy Solutions
Ms. Marina Renneke
Humana Inc.
Media Relations - West Region
Richard Seidman MD
L.A. Care Health Plan | LA Care Health Plan
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. John Baackes
L.A. Care Health Plan | LA Care Health Plan
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Kerri Lenderman
Director of Consulting Services
Ms. Jen Hodson
NantHealth eviti
Former Director, Public Relations
Mr. Patrick Soon-Shiong
NantHealth eviti
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mark Merritt
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Tom Skelton
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Francis Solano
UPMC Health Plan
Ms. Elizabeth Miller
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
President, Florida
Mr. Mark Nathan
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
New Cigna Simple File Alerts Consumers to Additional Benefit Payouts
“Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for customers to access all available benefits that help in their recovery from an accident, serious illness, or other hospital stay. We’ve expanded our data integration capabilities to help eliminate customers’ concerns of overlooking a voluntary insurance policy – and its potential benefit payment,” said Mr. Jim Boyman , president and general manager of CIGNA 's voluntary benefits business

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HAP Launches Wellness at Your Side Digital App
“By integrating HAP ’s iStrive® digital wellness manager with the Wellness at Your Side app, HAP allows its members to seamlessly take an inventory of their health and manage their overall well-being. HAP’s Wellness at Your Side app makes it easy for members to track progress and stay focused on their goals, while also providing a positive and user-friendly experience," said Mr. Tom Spring , director, wellness and community programs for HAP

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RAM Technologies, Inc. to Showcase Comprehensive, End-to-End Solution for Medicare Advantage Health Plans at AHIP’s Institute & Expo 2018
“The AHIP event is the pinnacle of innovation for healthcare payers. We are very pleased to be able to showcase our comprehensive, end-to-end solution for Medicare Advantage health plans at this year’s event. We truly believe this solution set will revolutionize the way health plans administer their MA business and create a better member experience for all beneficiariesm," said Mr. Christopher P. Minton , Executive Vice President of RAM Technologies

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Softheon Index report finds reducing manual invoice delivery and payments could save U.S. healthcare system more than $516 million
“These findings demonstrate a significant need for accelerated adoption of electronic transactions and the growing need for consumer-focused retention with incentives aligned to payment options that promote ease-of-use, convenience, and speed - at lower costs,” cited Mr. William Gaynor , Executive Vice President, Health Plan and TPA Solutions at Softheon

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California Health Report Shares Gun Violence Op Ed by L.A. Care
The California Health Report published "Why We Should Be Treating Gun Violence Like Every Other Epidemic", an opinion piece by L.A. Care 's CEO Mr. John Baackes and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Seidman MD . The article talks about gun violence being the least-researched cause of death, despite the fact that it kills more 30,000 people every year. Another 80,000 are injured by firearms annually and nearly 1,300 American children die every year from gun-related injuries.

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MVP Health Care Supports Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
The Capital Region’s GHHI partnership is a follow-up to the Breathing Lights public art program, which brought together the cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy to begin addressing the issue of blight, unhealthy housing, and the need for neighborhood revitalization.

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WellCare: Staywell Health Plan Selected to Provide Medicaid Services in Florida
" StayWell has proudly served Florida's Medicaid managed care program for more than 20 years. This announcement reflects our proven track record of providing access to high-quality, comprehensive healthcare for our Medicaid members," said Ms. Elizabeth Miller , Florida state president, WellCare

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Humana Specialty Pharmacy Wins Specialty Pharmacy Patient Choice Award
“Winning this award helps showcase our commitment to customer service and the customer experience because these aren’t just an area of focus, they are at the core of what we do and who we are. This is thanks to our employees and their commitment and dedication to our patients,” said Mr. Labeed Diab , President, Humana Pharmacy Solutions

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MedicareCompareUSA and Allina Health Design Insurance Helpline to Assist Medicare Beneficiaries in Health Plan Selection
“Many seniors have existing relationships with doctors and hospitals that have been built over time, and we know from experience that continued access to their care team is extremely important once they go on Medicare. This new helpline, available free to those on Medicare, will make it easier for beneficiaries to find a plan that is accepted by one of Allina’s facilities and affiliated physicians, thus assuring continuity of care while preserving those bonds of trust," said Ms. Kerri Lenderman , director of consulting services with MedicareCompareUSA

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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 Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
UPMC Selects Health Fidelity's NLP-Powered Solution for Payer - Provider Collaboration
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NantHealth and NantOmics Announce Publication of Study Highlighting High Error Rates in Tumor-Only Sequencing for Cancer Treatment
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Surescripts Proves Nationwide Interoperability is Rapidly Advancing across Healthcare
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Zipari Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Experience with Health Insurers
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
PCMA President and CEO Mark Merritt to Depart At Year-End
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