Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Robert Dunn
Babel Health
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Gretchen Adin
Babel Health
Director of Marketing
Ms. Mary Ann Graham
Fallon Health | Fallon Healthcare System
Site Director
Ms. Paula Guerrero
FirstCare Health Plans - SHA, LLC (dba FirstCare)
Assistant Vice President of Application Services
Mr. Gerald Shields
FirstCare Health Plans - SHA, LLC (dba FirstCare)
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Darnell Dent
FirstCare Health Plans - SHA, LLC (dba FirstCare)
President and CEO
Mr. Nimmy Jammulapati
Imagine Health
VP of Operations
Michael W. Cropp MD
Independent Health
President and CEO
Margaret Ferguson MD
Kaiser Permanente
Executive Medical Director
Mr. John Baackes
L.A. Care Health Plan | LA Care Health Plan
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. David Ashworth
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Darryl Gordon
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Rodney (Rod) F. Hochman MD
Providence Health & Services
President and CEO
Ms. Debra Canales
Providence St. Joseph Health
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Ms. Stacia Almquist
Sun Life Financial, Inc.
Vice President, Dental & Vision
Ms. Stephany Verstraete
TelaDoc Health
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Jason Gorevic
TelaDoc Health
Chief Executive Officer
Jason Langheier MD
CEO and Founder
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
36 Kaiser Permanente Colorado Physicians Receive Top Docs Designation
“Congratulations to this year’s group of 5280 Magazine ‘Top Docs’! From pioneering new techniques in treating lung cancer to innovating use of technology to increase access to care same-day, I’m proud of all our 1,200 physicians and the high-quality care they provide our patients," said Dr. Margaret Ferguson MD , president and executive medical director of the Colorado Permanente Medical Group, P.C.

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Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Shares L.A. Care CEO Blog on Physician Shortage
As a health plan serving the most vulnerable populations in Los Angeles County, L.A. Care depends on doctors working everywhere from South Los Angeles to the Antelope Valley, often in the safety net. They are providers who offer access to care regardless of a patient’s ability to pay, which includes the uninsured, Medi-Cal members, and other vulnerable people," said Mr. John Baackes , CEO, L.A. Care Health Plan

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AHIP Statement on Lower Medicare Part D Premiums for 2019
“When it comes to prescription drugs, the problem is the price. And prices for branded drugs are out of control and out of reach for many Americans who need them."

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FirstCare Health Plans Names AVP of Application Services
"Since joining the FirstCare family in June 2015, she has distinguished herself as an effective leader within our IT team, providing a wealth of experience to the department, and I am excited about her new role within the company," said Mr. Darnell Dent , FirstCare President and CEO

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Fallon Health names Mary Ann Graham as Site Director of its Summit ElderCare program in Worcester
Fallon Health , a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care services organization, is pleased to announce the recent hire of Ms. Mary Ann Graham as Site Director of its Summit ElderCare location on East Mountain Street in Worcester.

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Sun Life adds vision plan offering in Washington
"We are really pleased to add a vision offering to our portfolio in Washington, a state with a broad workforce that needs the best available health and medical benefits," said Ms. Stacia Almquist , vice president, Dental & Vision, for Sun Life

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Independent Health partnering with Zipongo to make it easier for members to eat well
“This is the newest addition to our ever-expanding roster of innovative technology resources and benefits that help our members to conveniently manage – and make the most-educated decisions – about their personal health and wellness. By partnering with Zipongo , we continue to make it even more convenient and simpler for our members to incorporate healthy food choices into their lives," said Dr. Michael W. Cropp MD , president and CEO, Independent Health

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Providence St. Joseph Health Named one of America's Best Employers for Women
"As the oldest continually operating women-founded organization in the world, we are committed to a workplace that values dignity, respect, and diversity, allowing everyone – men and women – to reach their full potential. I am certain that our founders, the pioneering religious women who provided health services to the American West 150 years ago, are joining us in celebrating this incredible honor," said Dr. Rodney F. Hochman MD , president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health

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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 Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Teladoc Announces Corporate Name Change to Teladoc Health
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Babel Health Experiences Dynamic Growth in Q2 2018
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
MediKeeper Selected by Imagine Health to Deliver Highly Customizable Health Plan Portal
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