Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
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Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Etan Walls
Mr. Ronald (Ron) Kuerbitz
agilon health
Mr. Daniel Edward Schwandt
Arise Health Plan | WPS Health Plan, Inc.
Chief of Staff
Mr. Bob Segert
athenahealth, Inc.
Chairman and CEO
Mr. Prasad Saripalli
Edifecs, Inc.
Vice President of Data Science
Mr. Paul Dausman
Edifecs, Inc.
Senior Director of Data Science
Ms. Janet Hohmann
Edifecs, Inc.
Director, Corporate Communications
Mr. Chini Krishnan
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gary Lenth
Gundersen Health Plan | Gundersen Lutheran Health Plan Inc. | Quartz Health Solutions, Inc.
Medical Director
Mr. Greg Skemp
Gundersen Health Plan | Gundersen Lutheran Health Plan Inc. | Quartz Health Solutions, Inc.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Mr. Steven (Steve) Sell
Health Net of California
Mr. Andy Bagnall
HSHS Medical Group | Hospital Sisters Health System
President and CEO of the western Wisconsin Division of Hospitals
Mr. Alan Wheatley
Humana Inc.
Vice Pesident - Medicare Business
Mr. Nate Clark
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Margaret (Peggy) E. O'Kane
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Mr. John F. Grgurina Jr.
San Francisco Health Plan
James (Jim) H. Glauber MD, MPH
San Francisco Health Plan
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Robert (Bob) Rendine
Sard Verbinnen & Co
Managing Director
Marty Anderson
Security Health Plan of Wisconsin
Chief Growth Officer
Dr. Michael J. Born
SwedishAmerican Health System
President and CEO
Julia Joseph-DiCaprio M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Daniel Santos
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Mark Traynor
President and CEO
Ms. Jennifer Woomer Dinehart
Unity Health Plans | Unity Health Insurance | Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation
AVP Marketing
Mr. John Lovelace
UPMC Health Plan
President - UPMC For You, Inc.
Ms. Sue A. Podbielski
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Vice President, Network Performance
Mr. Eric Roell
WPS Health Solutions - Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation
Creative Manager
Mr. Frank Gumina
WPS Health Solutions - Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation
Chief Legal Officer
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Health Net Earns Prestigious Commendable Accreditation Status
“Ensuring our members are receiving comprehensive, quality healthcare is our top priority. This rating reflects that focus and drives us daily to transform the health of our community, one person at a time," said Mr. Steven Sell , president of Health Net of California

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Quartz Expands Its Senior Preferred Medicare Advantage Plans to Northern Illinois
“We are excited for the opportunity to broaden Senior Preferred’s offerings in northern Illinois to meet the health insurance needs of seniors in Winnebago County," said Mr. Greg Skemp , VP, Sales-Western Region and Middle Market, Gundersen Health Plan

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San Francisco Health Plan Adds Dignity Health's San Francisco Hospitals to its Provider Network
"We are always looking to improve our services and our coverage to give our members peace of mind. Expanding our network of hospitals by adding keeps us growing to match the changing demand of health care in San Francisco," said Mr. John F. Grgurina Jr. , CEO of San Francisco Health Plan

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Security Health Plan and Hospital Sisters Health System agree to long-term partnership
“It’s our goal to provide members with access to a broad network of high-quality providers. This agreement with HSHS serves to do just that. By partnering with other organizations who share our goals, we are able to work more efficiently and effectively to improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs for our members," said Marty Anderson , chief growth officer, for Security Health Plan

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Unity Commercial HMO / POS Plans and Gundersen Medicare Plans Receive Quality Recognitions from NCQA
“It’s truly an honor to be recognized once again among the nation’s highest-rated private commercial and Medicare health insurance plans. Our dedication to our members, as well as the close working relationships we have with our owners, including , UW Health and UnityPoint Health h, is displayed through this ongoing recognition," said Mr. Gary Lenth

, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Gundersen Health Plan

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UPMC for Life’s 2019 Plans Provide Continued Quality and Value
" UPMC Health Plan for Life continues to offer outstanding benefits and great value to Medicare beneficiaries in Pennsylvania. Our member retention rate of 97% exceeds industry standards. We believe our members have peace of mind knowing that they have in-network access to the top-ranked hospitals in the state, including UPMC, as well as award-winning concierge services. And this year we have the most robust benefit offerings in our history," said Mr. John Lovelace , president of government programs at UPMC Health Plan

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WellCare Partners with agilon health to Form Value-Based Care Agreement
"Working together, we can collectively deliver improved health outcomes and an enhanced experience for our members. Our goal is to move to more value-based care agreements that incentivize positive health outcomes. We're excited to partner with Missouri Care ," said Mr. Ronald Kuerbitz 's chief executive officer

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New leaders join UCare's Senior Management
" Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio M.D., M.P.H. and Mr. Daniel Santos bring proven success and valuable experience to their roles at UCare They are bright additions to our people powered management team as together we forge exciting new directions in providing members a path to the best health of their lives," said Mr. Mark Traynor

, President and CEO of UCare

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust Accepting Requests for Funding
" BCBST is committed to improving the health and well-being of all Tennesseans. Through the Community Trust, we are able to support a variety of civic efforts that serve our neighbors," said Mr. Scott Wilson , director of community relations and foundation for BlueCross

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Frank Gumina named Chief Legal Officer at WPS
Mr. Frank Gumina is the new Chief Legal Officer at WPS Health Solutions . He succeeds Mr. Daniel Edward Schwandt , who was named Chief of Staff while continuing his role as Chief Governance Officer.

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Humana’s 2019 Medicare Health Plans Emphasize Choice, Affordability and Convenience to Care for the Whole Person
" Humana believes the best way to care for our Medicare members is through care for the whole person. Health goes beyond physical symptoms – it’s a state of general well-being that encompasses a healthy body and mind – and our 2019 plans and benefits reinforce our ongoing commitment to support the total care our members need, well beyond the doctor’s office," said Mr. Alan Wheatley , president, Retail Segment at Humana

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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
Former GE Healthcare Value-Based Care Solutions Group Rebrands as Virence Health Technologies
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Edifecs Experts to Discuss Machine Learning and AI for Payer, Provider and Government Organizations
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GetInsured's New Decision Support Technology Launches in Minnesota to Help Consumers Find Better Health Insurance During This Year's Open Enrollment
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