Quartz Health Solutions
Terry Bolz, CEO of Quartz Health Solutions, plans to retire in July after leading the organization for more than 19 years.
Albuquerque Business First
Heather Ingram, the executive director of Centennial Care at Presbyterian Health Plan, along with Dr. Rachel Frija, delivery system manager of clinical education and professional development at Presbyterian Health System and Michelle Lewis Reeves, director of leadership development at PHS made the list of 2020 Women of Influence by Albuquerque Business First.
State of Reform
Meg Olberding has been named as the first Director of Brand Messaging and Public Relations for the Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), Washington’s local not-for-profit Medicaid and Medicare managed care plan.
Effingham Daily News
Health Alliance Medical Plans and Sarah Bush Lincoln have entered into a five-year contractual partnership giving local health care consumers access to all products from the local health plan company and the local health system.
1 in 6 kids has a mental health crisis. Easley High has partnered with Prisma Health to train students how to respond
Easley High has partnered with Prisma Health this year to train students how to recognize when their peers are experiencing a mental health crisis through mental health first aid.
Tackling Substance Abuse, Opioid Crisis: How Health Insurance Providers are Increasing Access to Addiction Treatment
Initiatives employed by health insurance providers AmeriHealth Caritas, Geisinger, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ (BCBSNJ), and UPMC plan to address issues ranging from the opioid crisis to behavioral healthcare access.
Southfield, Michigan-based Beaumont Health and Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health have signed a definitive agreement to make Summa Health a subsidiary of Beaumont Health. The arrangement will strengthen both organizations' ability to partner in new ways to improve the quality of care and the overall health of their communities.
"Medicaid is really one division of our overall company, but it had grown to be such a big piece, so we really felt we needed to balance our portfolio a little bit better," said President of ProMedica Insurance Corporation, Lori Johnston.
Community Health Plan of Washington partners with Bellingham’s Opportunity Council to provide housing resources
KGMI News Talk
Experiencing homelessness can have a damaging effect on one’s health. To address this issue, the Community Health Plan of Washington is partnering with Bellingham’s Opportunity Council to provide housing resources that will ultimately improve the overall health of those experiencing homelessness in our area. Kat Latet from CHPW joins Tessa on the KGMI afternoon news to talk about this important issue.
Neighborhood Health Plan is a 25-year-old overnight success. Peter Marino is not the only reason, but in healthcare today when your organization does not ram into the proverbial rocks, then you are a pretty good leader. And Marino is a pretty great leader.
Capital District Physicians' Health Plan is among the payers participating in CMS' VBID Model for 2020. CMS has been pushing to enroll more Medicare beneficiaries in value-based plans in a bid to lower costs while improving quality. The VBID Model allows payers to test alternative payment strategies in MA plan design. This can include targeting plan design based on an enrollee's chronic condition or income status, among other socioeconomic characteristics.
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options, said his company is owed $59 million. Without that money, his plan had to withdraw from New Hampshire and raise premiums in areas it still serves.
Health Plan Alliance
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The health insurer has grown from serving 1,490 members in 1994 to 195,000 today.
Prominence Health Plan
Prominence Health Plan, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), announced the 2018 results of its seven UHS Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) showing a continued trend of increased cost savings and improved quality.
New Intermountain Study Aims to Determine the Most Effective Method to Identify People at Risk for Heart Disease Before They Ever Develop Problems
Findings from the first-of-its-kind study, which will involve more than 90,000 people in Utah, could possibly change the way cardiovascular-related diseases are diagnosed in the future – and potentially save thousands of lives due to more accurate screening and better diagnosis.