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Thu, 31 Jan 2019
1. Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiary partners with WebMD
2. Anthem to release PBM earlier than expected: 4 things to know
3. Apple, Aetna Create Wellness Program Based on Apple Watch
4. Aetna Enters into Agreement with Healthy Business Group
5. GuideWell Source Announces Leadership Changes
6. BCBS of Mississippi to change policy for care it deems nonemergent
7. UnitedHealthcare to stop sharing claims data with HCCI
8. Versant Health Welcomes New Vice President, Government Health Plans Sales
9. Aetna, Anthem, HCSC, PNC Bank and IBM announce blockchain network
10. Alphabet-backed Clover Health secures another $500M
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BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York partnered with WebMD Health Services, part of WebMD Health Corp., to launch a website. The wellness website, to be called MyBlueHealth, will allow employees in BCBS of Western New York’s ...
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Anthem will terminate its pharmacy benefit management agreement with Express Scripts in March instead of at the end of 2019, the health insurer said in its fourth quarter financial results. Four things to know ...
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Apple and Aetna are expanding their Watch collaboration with a new iPhone app and personalized wellness program for members. Apple and Aetna, newly acquired by CVS Health, have announced a new collaboration that will offer  ...
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Aetna and Healthy Business Group announced today an agreement that offers HBG’s portfolio of health and well-being solutions to Aetna’s members in New York and New Jersey. Available to Aetna customers ...
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Coston to Retire at Year End; Dikter to Succeed as Chairperson & CEO; and Two New Vice Presidents Named GuideWell Source announced today that Sandy Coston, chairperson and chief executive officer ...
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Following the footsteps of other Blue plans, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi will change how it pays for emergency ward services it decides weren’t emergent after care is delivered, according to the....
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UnitedHealthcare will no longer share its claims data with the Health Care Cost Institute, the Politico Morning eHealth newsletter reports. HCCI collects claims data from multiple payers and other healthcare organizations...
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Versant Health, a leading national managed eye health and vision plan company, is proud to welcome Rodger Kormylo as their new Vice President, Government Health Plan Sales. Rodger has more than 25 years of successful sales and account ...
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Network will eventually be open to new members for secure digital sharing of healthcare information. Aetna, Anthem, IBM, Health Care Service Corporation and PNC Bank have partnered to create a blockchain technology network aimed at ...
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MedicareAdvantage startup Clover Health completed a $500-million funding round, bringing its investments to date to $925 million, according to TechCrunch. The company, which markets itself as a technology-enabled health ...
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