Friday, October 05, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Ken Aversa MBA
Anthem, Inc.
VP - Government Business Unit Operations
Dr. Derek Robinson
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Maurice Smith
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)
Glenn Pomerantz MD
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Robin J. Thomashauer
Executive Director
Mark Welton MD, MHCM
Fairview Health Services
Chief Medical Officer
Geneia LLC
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Laura Lott
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan - Hawaii
Director - Community and Public Relations
Mr. Bernard J. Tyson
Kaiser Permanente
Mr. Dave Underriner
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii
Mr. Steven Collens
Mr. Howard A. Kahn
Principal and Consulting Actuary
Diana Grant MD
NextLevel Health
Chief Medical Officer
Cheryl Whitaker MD, MPH
NextLevel Health
Chairman and CEO
Ms. Kelly Jeffers
VP, Corporate Communications
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and MATTER Issue Health Equity Challenge
"There's a big opportunity for entrepreneurs to help reduce disparities in health and healthcare. We're pleased to see BCBSIL take a leading role in advancing health equity and we look forward to seeing what creative ideas result from their collaboration with the healthcare innovation community," said Mr. Steven Collens , CEO, MATTER

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services Announce "Strive" Product Portfolio for 2019
“We want to streamline the way that people experience health care. We’re confident that Strive provides a path to get to the best possible health outcomes while also making an impact on the overall cost of care," said Dr. Glenn Pomerantz MD , chief medical officer at Blue Cross

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CMS Administrator Seema Verma to headline AHIP National Medicare Conference
On Oct. 16, Seema Verma MPH , the administrator for the CMS , will deliver a keynote address at the AHIP 2018 National Conference on Medicare. This conference is part of AHIP’s annual conferences on Medicare, Medicaid, and Dual Eligibles which will be held from Oct. 14-18.

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AHIP Blog: Highmark Talks to Docs, Kids, & Parents About HPV Vaccine
Highmark , the Pittsburgh-based health insurance provider to nearly 4.6 million members, promotes cancer prevention with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. It’s educating providers, young patients, and their parents about the proven benefits and safety of the vaccine.

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Kaiser Permanente Recognized as a Leader in Workforce Health and Well-Being
“It is an honor to be recognized by the NBGH for our commitment to our employees’ overall health and well-being. We understand the importance of promoting healthy workplaces and lifestyles to ensure our employees and physicians continue to thrive and provide high-quality care and service to our members," said Mr. Bernard J. Tyson , Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente

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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $119,000 in Grants to Support Health Care Workforce and Economic Development
" Kaiser Permanente is committed to addressing the shortage of health care workers and promoting economic opportunities in Hawaii. Supporting Hawaii’s health care sector, and helping small businesses grow and create jobs are among many ways we are committed to a thriving Hawaii," said Mr. Dave Underriner , president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, Hawaii Region

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L.A. Care Continues Commitment to Care Harbor/LA
For an eighth straight year, L.A. Care is proud to be a Presenting Sponsor of Care Harbor/LA, a free clinic that provides medical, dental and vision care to thousands of uninsured, underinsured and at-risk Angelenos each year. Care Harbor/LA has served more than 23,000 patients with the help of 22,000 volunteers since its first clinic in 2011. The clinic handles high patient volume efficiently while creating a compassionate, welcoming environment.

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NextLevel Health Announces Oct. 6th Festival to Raise Awareness for Socio-economic, Health Issues in Underserved Cook County Communities
"We recognize that the definition of 'health' not only refers to the physical aspects of health, but also includes other important components of life such as access to housing, food, employment, and transportation. NextHealth believes in working with our community partners to provide access to complete healthcare and holistic solutions," said Dr. Cheryl Whitaker MD, MPH , CEO NextLevel Health

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP Wonk Watch

Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
CAQH ProView Streamlines Data Sharing Between Delegated Groups and Plans
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
Geneia Named to Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania List for Second Year
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Milliman selected as MassHealth DSRIP Technical Assistance vendor for actuarial/financial and population health management services
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Five Electronic Health Records Companies Win Surescripts 2018 White Coat Award for Improving E-Prescription Accuracy
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