Caroline Wall

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Name: Caroline Wall
Date registered: June 3, 2016
URL: http://www.fiercehealthpayer.com/feed

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  1. AHIP to undergo dues, governance restructuring for first time since 2003 — June 9, 2016
  2. Horizon, SelectHealth share lessons learned from ACA marketplaces — June 9, 2016
  3. AHIP elects Joseph Swedish to lead board of directors in 2017 — June 8, 2016
  4. 3 strategies Oscar employs to reach and retain enrollees — June 8, 2016
  5. Study: Traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage enrollee populations differ — June 7, 2016

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AHIP to undergo dues, governance restructuring for first time since 2003

America’s Health Insurance Plans’ board of directors has approved major restructuring efforts to its dues and governance structure–something that hasn’t happened since 2003, according to the trade group

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Horizon, SelectHealth share lessons learned from ACA marketplaces

In an attempt to get a pulse on the health insurance marketplace during year three of Affordable Care Act open enrollment, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services hosted Thursday a panel of speakers from private insurance companies like Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Select Health. Panelists discussed the challenges the payers have faced as well as strategies they’ve cultivated since the ACA went into effect.

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AHIP elects Joseph Swedish to lead board of directors in 2017

America’s Health Insurance Plans has elected Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish as the chairman of its board of directors effective January 2017. Bernard Tyson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, will replace Swedish in 2018. 

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3 strategies Oscar employs to reach and retain enrollees

In its ongoing effort to attract and retain enrollees, health insurance startup Oscar relies on technology and hands-on member engagement strategies, CEO Mario Schlosser writes a blog post for America’s Health Insurance Plans.

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Study: Traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage enrollee populations differ

The population enrolled in traditional Medicare has different characteristics than the Medicare Advantage population–a fact policymakers must keep in mind when shaping the future of the Medicare program, according to a new study published in…

UnitedHealth to compete in just three ACA exchanges in 2017

UnitedHealthcare, in an effort to cut its losses in the individual market, will only compete in three states’ Affordable Care Act marketplaces in 2017: New York, Nevada and Virginia, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

 

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Medicare, BCBS most favored payers among ambulatory providers

Despite its reputation in the political arena, Medicare is a highly favored payer among ambulatory providers, according to a report from medical research firm Peer60. Meanwhile, UnitedHealthcare has the most contracts with providers, but is t…

Humana exec outlines best practices for bundled payment models

As health insurers increasingly embrace bundled payment models, there are a few best practices they should keep in mind, according to Chip Howard, vice president of payment innovation at Humana, who spoke with HealthPayerIntelligence about the insurer’s experience with such initiatives. 

 

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