Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Scott Powers
Alignment Healthcare
President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Matthew Malin
Alignment Healthcare
Florida Market President
Andrea Gelzer MD, MS, FACP
AmeriHealth Caritas | AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies (AMFC)
Corporate Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Joshua Brett
AmeriHealth Caritas | AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies (AMFC)
Senior Corporate Media Relations Specialist
Mr. David McNichols
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio
Former President, Medicare Central Region
Ms. Stacie Nawn
Crozer-Keystone Health System (CKHS)
Service Director of Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Programs
Ms. Tasha Eicher
DeKalb Health
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Steve Woods
Gen Re LifeHealth | General Re Life Corporation
Vice President, Sr. Account Executive
Ms. Sheila Savageau
General Motors Corporation (GM)
U.S. Healthcare Leader
Ms. Jody Gross
Health New England
Interim President and CEO
David Naramore
Health Partners Plans
Vice President and Chief Actuary
C. Eric (Eric) Huss CPA
Health Partners Plans
Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration
Monet Irving
Health Partners Plans
Communications Specialist
Adnan Munkarah M.D.
Henry Ford Health System
Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Mr. Wright L. Lassiter III
Henry Ford Health System
President and CEO
Mr. Wright L. Lassiter III
Henry Ford Health System
Former President
Bruce Muma MD
Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG)
Chief Medical Officer - Henry Ford Physician Network
William Conway M.D.
Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG)
Ms. Maria D. Anderson
Highmark Health
Director of Community Programs
Mr. Grant Gegwich
Independence Blue Cross (IBC)
Director of Public Relations
Richard (Rich) L. Snyder MD
Independence Blue Cross (IBC)
Chief Medical Officer
Keith Dunleavy MD
Inovalon, Inc.
President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
David Arterburn MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Senior Investigator
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
AmeriHealth Caritas: Health Doesn’t Stop When a Hurricane Starts
“People with few and modest resources are more likely to have a variety of chronic health problems, and these problems are more likely to become acute during a natural disaster. Supplies of safe food, water, and medication can be compromised. And you may be cut off from doctors and other support systems that help you manage your health," said Dr. Andrea Gelzer MD, MS, FACP , senior vice president of medical affairs for AmeriHealth Caritas

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Adds DeKalb Health to Its Medicare Advantage Provider Network
" Anthem strives to create a better healthcare experience for consumers and the addition of DeKalb Health to our Medicare Advantage network achieves that goal by making it easier for individuals in DeKalb County and the surrounding areas to receive care in their community,” said Mr. David McNichols , President of Anthem’s Medicare Central Region

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AHIP Blog: Free Clinic Brings Health Care to Underserved Rural Communities
It can be hard for patients in rural areas to connect with health care. So AHIP member health plans turned out to support a rural health clinic in Southwestern Virginia. Co-sponsored by the Health Wagon and Remote Area Medical (RAM), the 19th Annual Health Wagon/RAM Wise Clinic occurs each July at the county fairgrounds in Wise, Va., a mountainous area located where Virginia meets Kentucky and Tennessee.

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Gen Re Announces U.S. Medicare Supplement Market Survey 2017 Results
Gen Re LifeHealth | General Re Life Corporation is pleased to release the results of this year’s U.S. Medicare Supplement Market Survey, its annual industry benchmarking survey covering in-force, new sales, business performance, claim trends, lapse rates and rate filings for the U.S. market.

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Independence Blue Cross to sponsor opioid addiction forum with Delaware County Chamber of Commerce on August 21
IBC will serve as the presenting sponsor to a Delaware County Chamber of Commerce forum about the opioid addiction crisis. The forum will take place on Tuesday, August 21 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Llanerch County Club, 950 West Chester Pike in Havertown.

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Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community raises record $1.5 million for 215 local nonprofits in Pennsylvania and Delaware
"We are thrilled to have concluded this year's walk with a record-breaking amount of funds raised for our participating community organizations. Each year, we are proud to see this walk continue to grow and to help contribute to the development of these outstanding organizations who may not have the opportunity, staff, or resources to hold a major fundraising event of their own," said Ms. Maria D. Anderson , director of community programs, Highmark Health

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Cambia Named Top Global Company for Millennial Women
Cambia Health Solutions is among the top 150 worldwide honorees for the Mogul “Top 1,000 Companies Worldwide for Millennial Women Award”, a global tech-based career recruitment platform. The Mogul award criteria included having a strong culture of diversity and inclusion and leadership, mentorship and advancement opportunities for millennial women, along with a workplace culture of work-life balance.

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Health New England Announces New Where Health Matters Grant Opportunities
" Health New England acknowledges the importance of addressing not only the health needs, but social and economic factors that influence the health outcomes of our most vulnerable community members. Our new Where Health Matters grant program will empower local organizations to make healthy changes in communities where our residents live and work," said Ms. Jody Gross , interim president and CEO of Health New England

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Henry Ford Health System Launches "Direct to Employer" Healthcare Contract With General Motors
"We are very committed to addressing the affordability of healthcare – offering exceptional care while bending the cost curve for consumers in the communities we serve. Given our experience in delivering value-based care, and our extensive physician network, we are uniquely poised to create a truly innovative solution for GM, their employees and families," said Mr. Wright L. Lassiter III , President and CEO, Henry Ford Health System

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Kaiser Permanente Researchers Link Weight-Loss Surgery to Lower Risk of Diabetes Complications
“We had already shown that around half of people with diabetes and severe obesity who receive bariatric surgery experience a seven-year remission of their diabetes when their blood-sugar levels are normal without medication,” said internist and senior author Dr. David Arterburn MD, MPH , a senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

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David Naramore Names Vice President and Chief Actuary for Health Partners Plans
“In such a competitive and dynamic industry, David Naramore is uniquely positioned to help lead Health Partners Plans ’s efforts to further enhance its Actuarial Services Department. In addition to Dave’s exceptional record in the managed care industry and the actuarial services field, his leadership skills will be a great asset in ensuring HPP’s business supports our commitment to delivering the best possible health care to our members," said Mr. C. Eric Huss CPA , Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Health Partners Plans

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions

Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Inovalon Achieves Significant Advancement In Cloud Computing Capabilities
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Alignment Healthcare Names New Florida Market President
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