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    HAP Ranks Highest in Michigan in J.D. Power 2021

    Health Alliance Plan (HAP) ranked highest in member satisfaction among commercial health plans in the Michigan region, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Commercial Member Health Plan Study?. This marks two out of the last three years that HAP has been ranked #1 according to this study by J.D. Power.

    QURE Healthcare and CDPHP Partner to Support Cardiology Practices in Upstate New York

    QURE Healthcare and CDPHP have announced a partnership that will offer CDPHP network cardiologists in New York’s Capital Region access to an innovative, evidence-based cardiology enhancement project.

    AvMed Appoints Dr. Robert Hilliard as Chief Medical Officer

    AvMed announces the selection of Robert Hilliard, Jr., M.D. as senior vice president of population health and chief medical officer. Dr. Hilliard will be responsible for the achievement of AvMed’s population health strategy, including the execution of care management operations, medical and pharmacy utilization management, quality, clinical outcomes, and Medicare Star program performance.

    Johns Hopkins, Mount Sinai turning to virtual rehab and video games to help patients recover from strokes

    Fierce Healthcare
    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought experimentation in all different types of remote care, and that includes neuroscience. Physical therapists are exploring the use of tele-neurorehabilitation and gamification to help stroke victims recover.

    CEO of Intermountain's health plan resigns

    Mike Cotton, the president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare's health plan SelectHealth, resigned, the Salt Lake City-based health system said Jan. 21.

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    2020 – A year for innovation, teamwork, and resilience

    Cathy Eddy
    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.

    Blog: Navigating the "new normal"

    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.

    Blog: Innovation at work

    Cathy K. Eddy
    What health plans can learn from the former head of innovation and creativity at Walt Disney Company.

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Business News

    COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: A Call to Action for Greater Patient Engagement

    Healthcare Business Today
    The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has posed a huge public health challenge that’s required a coordinated effort between government agencies and stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem. With people isolated, many living and working remotely, ongoing efforts to drive vaccinations have resulted in a fascinating case study on the effectiveness of technology when combined with well-targeted patient engagement campaigns.

    Applying Wallstreet Smarts to Healthcare

    Curation Health
    Applying a hedge fund model to healthcare would provide more consistent revenue and allow organizations to better weather challenging times like a pandemic. For providers, this would allow freedom from the behavior required to drive fee-for-service (FFS) revenue and empower an approach to patient engagement that best addresses their needs. This is especially true when it comes to investing in social determinants of health (SDOH), which tends to lag the adoption of VBC.

    The No Surprises Act Information Hub

    Zelis™ No Surprises Act Information Hub provides access to important information including: FAQs - No Surprises Act Overview, A process map detailing the steps outlined in the No Surprises Act for negotiation and settlement, Link to our on-demand webinar, Unpacking the No Surprises Act and a copy of the slides

    HealthEdge Implementation Case-Study

    Change Healthcare
    A Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan sought assistance from the Change Healthcare Consulting team for start-up activities related to implementing their new HealthEdge system company-wide. Read more to learn how Change Healthcare Consulting successfully met the back-to-back enrollment and claims deadlines.

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