Health Plan Alliance
The Health Plan Alliance, in collaboration with Faegre Drinker Consulting and the Wakely Consulting Group, is re-implementing its Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Consortium. The Consortium will evaluate potential supplemental benefits for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and provide resources to assist plans with implementing them.
Becker’s Healthcare Podcast
7/27/2020 4:00:00 PM
This episode features Joe Lastinger, President of the Health Plan Alliance. Here, he discusses successful strategies for health plans, his journey to his current role, and more.
Health Plan Alliance Announces Addition of Avalon Healthcare Solutions to its Group Purchasing Organization
Health Plan Alliance
Avalon is the expert in laboratory benefit management. Avalon's core laboratory management program includes full delegation of Routine Testing Management, Genetic Testing Management, and Independent Laboratory Network Management. Avalon manages all outpatient lab spend across all lab testing types. Avalon delivers its customers approximately 10%-18% annually in outpatient lab savings, or about $2-$3 per member per month.
Jack Randolph has been named the new chief executive officer of MediGold.
10/31/2020 12:00:00 PM
As a leading health plan in New York state, Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan, Inc. (CDPHP) has continuously responded to member needs during COVID-19 by expanding programming that keeps members healthy, happy, safe, and secure. In partnership with Welltok, the consumer activation company, CDPHP members have access to Foodsmart (formerly Zipongo) – a reimagined food marketplace, guided by Registered Dietitians, to make healthy eating simple.
Health Alliance Plan (HAP), a Michigan-based nonprofit health plan, is donating $100,000 to Henry’s Groceries for Health to provide food and promote nutrition. Henry’s Groceries, a collaboration between Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) and Gleaners Community Food Bank, is designed to mitigate food insecurity and improve health outcomes for vulnerable patients.
10/8/2020 12:00:00 PM
Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is celebrating the only 4.5 Star rating awarded to a Michigan-based insurer. HAP’s Medicare Advantage (MA) HMO earned 4.5 Stars (out of 5) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ranking HAP’s plan first among Michigan-based insurers and in the top 10% nationally.
10/7/2020 12:00:00 PM
Richard Swift, who has served as Health New England’s (HNE) interim chief financial officer since April, has been appointed president and CEO, effective immediately.
Adam Grant, Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business; Bestselling Author; Host: WorkLife, a TED Original Podcast, joins the Health Plan Alliance for its Fall Leadership Forum as part of the CKE Lecture Series. Cathy Eddy shares some of the highlights of his talk in this blog.
Kristin Rodriguez, Health Plan Alliance
6/30/2020 8:00:00 AM
The Health Plan Alliance has always brought our members together to do meaningful work and we're continuing to do just that. On June 16, we piloted our first virtual experience and hosted the MA Sales & Marketing Virtual Summit online. It illuminated that “virtual” doesn't get in the way of fostering the professional connections you crave or prevent those aHa! moments we all need.
Cathy K. Eddy
What health plans can learn from the former head of innovation and creativity at Walt Disney Company.
Ransomware attacks against hospitals are proliferating, in part because the attackers understand the consequences of compromising healthcare finances, patient privacy, and patient safety. On today’s show, Bob Hoover speaks with John Zuziak about the latest healthcare IT strategies that can help mitigate ransomware attack risk.
Revel + NovuHealth Become Icario - Nation's largest health action company reveals new brand designed to connect people to health
Revel + NovuHealth today announced the launch of its new name and brand, Icario (“ih-car-ee-oh”). The new brand represents two market leaders combining forces to create value by uniting pioneering technology, data science, and behavioral insights to make the world a healthier place, one person at a time.
Welltok, the consumer activation solutions company, is helping modernize and improve the process by working with health plans, third party administrators (TPAs), and benefit managers to keep members informed and engaged in their health.
MCOL announces the launch of iHealthFlix, the new subscription-based video streaming service for healthcare business stakeholders, offering hundreds of webinars, podcasts and other relevant videos. Subscriptions are available monthly or annually on an individual or site license basis.