Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Ms. Julie Loftus Trudell
AMERIGROUP Corporation
Former Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Peter D. Haytaian JD
AMERIGROUP Corporation
CEO for Northeastern Region and AMERIGROUP's Senior and Special Services Organization (SSO)
Ms. Maureen C. McDonnell
AMERIGROUP Corporation
Vice President of the Office of Health Reform Integration
Mr. Larry Croes
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
Vice President of Sales
Ms. Cerise Johnson
CIGNA HealthCare
Regional Vice President
Mr. Mike A. Nelson
Coventry Health Care of Nebraska, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bret Jorgensen
Crossover Health
Dr. Scott Shreeve
Crossover Health
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Robert (Rob) Price
CVS Health
Senior Vice President - Chief Marketing Officer
Ronald (Ron) Geraty MD
dLife - Life Media, Inc.
Chairman of the Board
Adam Kaufman PhD
dLife - Life Media, Inc.
General Manager - Healthcare Solutions
Mr. Feroz Zaidi
Elixir Technologies
Mr. Rohit Kapoor
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Rembert de Villa
Executive Vice President and Head of EXL's Insurance and Healthcare verticals
Mr. Michael (Mike) J. Cardillo
Health Advocate, a subsidiary of West Corporation
President and CEO
David E. Wennberg MD, MPH
Health Dialog Services Corporation
Former CEO, Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative
Mr. Steven (Steve) Sell
Health Net of California
Mr. Jay Sanders
Health Resources Ltd.
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Technology Officer
Mr. Ron Hammerle
Health Resources Ltd.
Mr. Roger Holstein
Former CEO
Mr. Jeffrey (Jeff) L. Markle
Human Arc
President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Daniel (Dan) J. Hilferty
Independence Blue Cross (IBC)
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Waco Hoover
Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2)
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Jay Srini
Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2)
Senior Fellow and Innovation Chair
Ms. Emma Ludwin
KNB Communications/PR
Account Supervisor
Ms. Michelle Martin
Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
Mr. Thomas L. Johnson
Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
Former President & CEO
Ms. Carrie Harris-Muller
Michigan Pioneer ACO
Atul Dhir MD, DPhil
New Century Health
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Lisa A. Brubaker
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Senior Vice President of Government Programs
Mr. Jared L. Short
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Former President (Oregon)
Mr. Marcio C. Cabrera
Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. | Clear Health Alliance | Better Health, LLC
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bob Abrahamson
Former Vice President - Marketing
Mr. Trent Sterling
Former Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jim Schleck
Tea Leaves Health, a Welltok company
Mr. Thomas (Tom) R. Watjen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Alan P. Spielman
Former President & CEO
Mr. Peter M. Hotz
Walgreens Health Services | Walgreens Co.
Former Group VP & COO - Health & Wellness Division
Jeffrey (Jeff) L. Kang MD, MPH
Walgreens Health Services | Walgreens Co.
Former Senior Vice President - Health and Wellness Services
Ms. Teresa DiMarco
WellAware Systems
Chief Executive Officer
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Amerigroup Completes Acquisition of Health Plus
" AMERIGROUP welcomes the members, associates, providers and community partners of today as we have finalized this transaction," said Mr. Peter D. Haytaian JD , Amerigroup chief executive officer of the Company's North Region

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Coventry Health Care of Iowa, Nebraska Receive URAC Full Health Plan with Health Utilization Management Accreditation
“By applying for and receiving Health Plan with Health Utilization Management accreditation, Coventry Health Care of Nebraska, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Iowa have demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,” said Mr. Alan P. Spielman , President and CEO of URAC

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Health Net of California Expands SmartCare Network to Orange County
“Since SmartCare became available, it has proven to be popular with employers seeking an easy-to-use plan that delivers more affordable value. We are excited to add Orange County to the areas served by SmartCare," said Mr. Steven Sell , president of Health Net ’s Western Region Health Plan

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Unum: National Survey Reveals Important Income Protection Needs, and Opportunities, for Employees and Their Families
“The ability to earn a living – our income – is the most valuable asset we have, and protecting that asset is increasingly important,” said Mr. Thomas R. Watjen , president and CEO of Unum

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Cigna's Regional Vice President, Cerise Johnson, Receives Corporate Person of the Year 2012
“I feel very fortunate to work for a company that sincerely commits to helping improve the health, well-being and sense of security of the customers we serve," said Ms. Cerise Johnson , regional vice president, CIGNA

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Regence Welcomes Lisa Brubaker as Senior Vice President of Government Programs
" Ms. Lisa A. Brubaker ’s experience in leading the strategic direction and operations of government programs will prove invaluable as Regence grows its membership in this important line of business,” said Mr. Jared L. Short , President, Regence Insurance Holding Company

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UnitedHealthcare’s Golden Rule Insurance Company: Be Prepared for Whatever Life Throws at You – Timely Health Insurance Coverage Tips for the Class of 2012
UnitedHealthOne offers tips to help young adults make the best decisions for both their health and their wallets.

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BCBSMA: Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for Affordability and Wellness Initiatives
“The Municipal Blue Innovation Awards recognize those communities that are taking a holistic approach by implementing both wellness and plan design," said Mr. Larry Croes , Vice President, Commercial Markets, BCBSMA

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Independence Blue Cross Announces New Strategic Relationship With AAA Mid-Atlantic
"We are proud of this innovative relationship, as we drive toward new and better ways to help people stay healthy and successfully navigate the sometimes complex health care system," said Mr. Daniel J. Hilferty , president and CEO, IBC

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions
HIP Wonk Watch
HIP Industry Events

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Medicaid Health Plans of America's Center for Best Practices Honors Health Plans for Improving Access, Quality of Care of Medicaid Enrollees
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Walgreens: Nation’s Top Employers Share Strategies to Improve Employee Well-Being While Reducing Health Care Spending at Walgreens Second Annual Employer Health and Wellness Executive Client Forum
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Krames StayWell Launches Engage 360
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dLife Launches Healthcare Solutions Group To Work With Healthcare Industry And Improve Engagement And Outcomes For People With Diabetes
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CVS/pharmacy Mobile App Transforms Smartphones into Digital ExtraCare Cards
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ShapeUp Reveals How Health Plans Are Using Social Media to Engage Members In Healthy Activities
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The Michigan Pioneer ACO in Affiliation with the Detroit Medical Center Introduces Personalized Care at Home
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Simply Healthcare and New Century Health Sign Contract For Specialty Care Management
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Human Arc Introduces Eligibility Enrollment Solutions
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EXL Earns URAC Accreditation for Healthcare Insurance Capabilities
"Our URAC accreditation reinforces that EXL will deliver the services that protect consumer information, customer satisfaction and corporate profitability," said Mr. Rohit Kapoor , Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EXL
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Elixir Provides SBC (Summary of Benefits) Solution
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Senior Health Care Executive Joins Board of Crossover Health
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Institute for Health Technology Transformation Appoints Jay Srini Senior Fellow & Innovation Chair
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WellAWARE Systems Appoints Teresa DiMarco as Chief Executive Officer
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
Health Resources: Retail Clinics, Big Name Medical Centers Poised For Dramatic Expansion
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HIP Industry Events    back to index
HealthGrades Honored at the 2012 Edison Awards
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