Thursday, November 02, 2017
 
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
 
 
Executive Index
by Company
Ingrid Bricker
APWU Health Plan | American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Health Plan
Manager Application Development
Mr. Matt Day
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
SVP of Network Payment Innovation and Contract Management
Ms. Robin J. Thomashauer
CAQH
Executive Director
Robert (Bob) Brett
CareSource | CareSource Management Group
Vice President for Medicare
Mr. Edmund (Ed) E. Kroll
Centene Corporation
SVP, Finance and Investor Relations
Mr. Paul Barnes
Centene Corporation
Senior Vice President of Business Operations
Mr. Scott Flanders
eHealth, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Julie Browne
GEHA - Government Employees Health Association
President and CEO
Mr. Ronald Barba
HealthCare, Inc.| HealthCare.com
Director of Content & Community
Mr. Howard Yeh
HealthCare, Inc.| HealthCare.com
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Mr. Jon Kessler
HealthEquity, Inc.
Executive Chairman
Ms. Ashley Dreier
HealthEquity, Inc.
Chief Information and Technology Officer
Mr. Nathan Landsbaum
Home State Health
Plan President and CEO
Mr. Ty Windfeldt
Hometown Health Plan
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Joseph Frolkis
New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA)
President and CEO
Mr. Garret Leaf
SilverSummit Healthplan
President and CEO
Mr. Chris Coffey
Sunflower Health Plan
President and CEO
Mr. Nathan Landsbaum
Sunshine Health
Former Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Mark Sanders
Superior HealthPlan
President and CEO
Mr. Thomas P. Wiffler
UnitedHealthcare of Illinois, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer
 
Company News Headlines
     
HIP News and Announcements      
CareSource Offers Marketplace Coverage for 2018, Encourages Consumers to Explore Options
"We understand how important health care is to individuals and their families, and we've seen the impact health and well-being has on governmental dependency and economic stability. We remain committed to the Marketplace and those who have trusted us to provide them with health care coverage," said Robert Brett , Marketplace Vice President, CareSource

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HealthCare.com Launches New Consumer Experience Platform in Time for 2018 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period
“While the overall number of consumers purchasing insurance on their own has increased, consumers face a much more confusing Open Enrollment Period for ACA coverage. We’re trying to help Americans understand the major changes to this year’s open enrollment and guide them in making more-informed decisions," said Mr. Howard Yeh , cofounder and CEO, HealthCare.com

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AHIP Blog: Health Plans Work to Find Solutions to the Opioid Crisis
This Nation is currently confronting a devastating and urgent health crisis. In recognition of the magnitude of the problem, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a Public Health Emergency. America’s health insurance providers have been on the front lines of this emergency for some time and have seen firsthand the harm and disruption it has caused to their customers, their families and their communities.

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As Open Enrollment begins, Independence Blue Cross helps consumers make informed insurance choices
With Open Enrollment for individual consumers beginning today, IBC , the region’s leading insurance provider, is meeting consumers where they live, work, and play to ensure they know how to choose a health plan, enroll, and get the most from their new health benefits.

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Open Enrollment For Ambetter From Health Net Begins November 1
" Health Net has been committed to making healthcare accessible for Arizonans for years, and now we're excited to reinforce that promise by offering Ambetter health plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Our Ambetter plans combine affordable, quality care with local service, so our members can feel comfortable using their health coverage in their trusted communities," said Mr. Paul Barnes , Arizona Plan President and CEO

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HealthEquity’s Ashley Dreier Honored By The Women Tech Council For Technology Leadership
" HealthEquity is honored to have Ms. Ashley Dreier leading our software development and technology teams. Ashley’s support and passion to bring more talent and diversity to the technology field has impacted more than HealthEquity’s development and growth, and will continue to positively affect the future generation of developers," said Mr. Jon Kessler , president and CEO of HealthEquity

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Hometown Health: Senior Care Plus Highest-Rated Medicare Advantage Plan in Nevada
“Senior Care Plus is committed to delivering a high-quality program and ensuring our members get access to the appropriate care they deserve. This 4.5 Star Rating is another example of how we are delivering on our commitment," said Mr. Ty Windfeldt , CEO, Hometown Health Plan

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NEQCA, BACO join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts alternative payment model for PPO members
"As the health care industry moves toward adopting alternative payment models, NEQCA and BACO are showing their commitment to delivering high-value care to all Massachusetts residents," said Mr. Matt Day , SVP of Network Payment Innovation and Contract Management, BCBSMA

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Covered California's Statewide Bus Tour To Promote Open Enrollment Stops In Huntington Beach
Covered California will hold a news conference as part of its statewide bus tour at Quote Selection Insurance Services in Huntington Beach. Officials will discuss what’s new for this year’s open enrollment efforts – despite national confusion and chaos surrounding the Affordable Care Act – key dates and deadlines. Free in-person enrollment assistance for consumers to sign up for health insurance will be available.

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Open Enrollment For Ambetter From Superior HealthPlan Begins November 1
" Superior HealthPlan has been committed to making healthcare accessible across Texas for years, and we're excited to reinforce that promise by offering Ambetter on the Health Insurance Marketplace in nine additional counties in 2018. Our Ambetter plans combine affordable care with local service, so our members can feel comfortable using their health insurance in their trusted communities," said Mr. Mark Sanders , Superior's President and CEO

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Open Enrollment for Ambetter from SilverSummit Healthplan begins Statewide on November 1
" SilverSummit Healthplan is pleased to serve its current Medicaid members in Nevada, and it looks forward to expanding its product offerings to the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2018. Our Ambetter plans combine affordable care with local service, so our members can feel comfortable using their health insurance in their trusted communities," said Mr. Garret Leaf , president and CEO of SilverSummit Healthplan

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Ambetter From Sunflower Health Plan Offered On 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace For Johnson And Wyandotte Counties
" Sunflower has been committed to making healthcare accessible across Kansas for years, and now we’re excited to reinforce that promise by offering Ambetter health plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Our Ambetter plans combine affordable care with local service, so members can feel comfortable using their health insurance in their trusted communities," said Mr. Chris Coffey , president and CEO, Sunflower Health Plan

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Open Enrollment For Ambetter From Home State Health November 1
" Home State Health has been committed to making healthcare accessible across Missouri for years, and we're proud to reinforce that promise by offering Ambetter health plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Our Ambetter plans combine affordable care with local service, so our members can feel comfortable using their health insurance in their trusted communities," said Mr. Nathan Landsbaum , President and CEO of Home State Health

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UnitedHealthcare Offers New Hospital Indemnity Protection Plans to Employers and Their Employees Nationwide
“These new plans are an important resource for employees and their family members, especially the almost two-thirds of the workforce with less than $1,000 on hand to pay out-of-pocket expenses related to an unexpected, serious illness or emergency. UnitedHealthcare ’s Hospital Indemnity Protection plans help make it easier for people to focus on healing from their medical situation instead of their bills. Mr. Thomas P. Wiffler , CEO, UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits

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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
More than 1 Million Federal Employees Now Covered by CAQH CORE-Certified FEHB Plans
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
eHealth: “Free” Obamacare Coverage Available in 2018 for Most Subsidy-Eligible Individuals Earning $25,000 or Less, But It’s More Unaffordable Than Ever for Many Who Don’t Get Subsidies, eHealth Report Shows
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