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Groundbreaking Held for First BlueCross Healthy Place Project

Park design unveiled at celebration in Memphis; Communities statewide can apply for BlueCross Healthy Place Funding this fall The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation broke ground at Memphis’ David Carnes Park on the inaugural project of its new strategic focus, the BlueCross Healthy Place program. This press release features mul...

Lumiata Raises $11 Million to Accelerate AI Powered Health Analytics

Lumiata raises $11M from Khosla Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, and Intel Capital to fuel transformation of healthcare across insurers, providers and employers through predictive analytics.  Lumiata, a San Mateo, CA-based provider of AI-powered health analytics for managing cost and risk, today announced it has raised $11 million in funding co-led by Khosla Ventures and BlueCro...

BlueCross Sees 52 Percent Drop in Long-Acting Opioid Prescriptions

Pharmacy measures combined with social efforts combat crisis BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is fighting on a number of fronts against the opioid crisis, and the efforts are beginning to show meaningful double-digit reductions in painkillers prescribed and abused. The company, guided by an external advisory panel of doctors and medical profe...

DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for April 28

Properly disposing of old or unneeded prescriptions reduces risk of misuse Count It! Lock It! Drop It!® (CLD) is encouraging Tennesseans to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28. More than 150 take-back events will be held across the state from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., ...


Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus and NYC Health + Hospitals Announce Agreement to Increase Access for Medicaid Managed Care Consumers

Empire HealthPlus Medicaid consumers will now have access to the nation’s largest public health system, NYC Health + Hospitals With a shared commitment to increase consumer access to high-quality, affordable health care, Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (HealthPlus) and NYC Health + Hospitals are announcing they have finalized a new Medicaid ma...

LIBERTY Dental Plan to Provide High-Quality Dental Services to Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus Members in New York

Today, LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) announced that it was selected as the dental administrator by Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Empire). Effective May 1, 2018, LIBERTY will administer dental benefits for Empire’s New York Medicaid, Child Health Plus (CHPlus), Essential Plan (EP), Managed Long Term Care (MLTC), and Health and Recovery Plan (HAR...

BlueCross Chief Medical Officer Honored with Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare Recognition from Modern Healthcare

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is proud to announce that senior vice president and chief medical officer Dr. Andrea Willis was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2018’s Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. The profiles of all the winners were featured in the Feb. 26 print issue of Modern Healthcare and can be found online at

Patientco Lands $28M to Reimagine the Patient Financial Experience

Patientco latest Series B funding fuels expansion of patient billing and payments technology platform focused on creating a smarter patient financial experience Patientco, an Atlanta, GA-based next-generation patient billing and payments technology company has raised $28 million in Series B funding led by private equity firm Accel-KKR. The round also included participation from BlueCross BlueShie...

7wireVentures Launch $100M Connected Consumer Health Fund with Coalition of Healthcare Organizations

7wireVentures is an early stage healthcare venture firm based in Chicago has closed a $100 million fund and formed a coalition with eight healthcare provider and plans dedicated to investing in companies that use technology to help consumers get and stay healthy. The coalition of leading healthcare service organizations include Allina Health, Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield, Bon Secours Heal...

Insurer finds EMRs won’t pay off for its doctors

AMNews reports: The Massachusetts Blues believes that the return on physicians’ investment doesn’t warrant buying the technology as part of its bonus programs. One health plan has come to a conclusion that many physicians already have reached: The financial benefits of office-based electronic medical records systems are not worth the cost to doctors. Relying on information from past s...

BlueCross and MP&F Win the Nation’s Most Prestigious Communications Honor

Campaign To Combat Tennessee’s Opioid Epidemic Wins Best of Silver Anvil at the Public Relations Society of America’s Annual Awards BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and MP&F Strategic Commu

Patientco Primed to Help More Health Systems Rethink Patient Payments with Strategic Growth Investment Led by Accel-KKR

Series B funding fuels expansion of leading patient billing and payments technology company focused on creating a smarter patient financial experience Patientco, a next-generation patient billing and payments technology company, announced today it has raised $28 million in Series B growth capital. This investment was led by Accel-KKR with participation...

Five Worrisome Trends in Healthcare

(MedPage Today) -- A reckoning is coming, outgoing BlueCross executive says

Empire Launches New Medicare Supplement Plans to Make Health Care More Affordable for New York Residents

Empire BlueCross and Empire BlueCross BlueShield (Empire) are committed to giving consumers access to high-quality, affordable health care while reducing their out-of-pocket costs. As part of that commitment, Empire is offering new Medicare Supplement plans to New York residents who have Original Medicare. Original Medicare – also known as Medicare Part A and ...

Contessa Secures Financing to Continue Deployment of Inpatient-Level Care at Home Models

Contessa Health Inc., a leader and pioneer of Home Recovery Care, a risk-based model that combines all the essential elements of inpatient hospital care in the comfort of patients’ homes, announced today that they have secured additional financing. The round was led by Health Velocity Capita

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Workday, TigerText, InstaMed Named to Healthcare Vendor Honor Roll by CORL Technologies Clients

Vendors and their clients work towards transparency, collaboration and responsiveness CORL Technologies, the leading provider of vendor security risk management solutions, recently named three more businesses to its Vendor Honor Roll for vendors serving health industry customers with transparency and

Consumers Reach $1 Billion Mark in Incentives with Rally Health

Milestone highlights growing value of Rally offerings that drive meaningful health engagement and behavior change People who use Rally HealthSM, Inc. digital health and wellbeing tools have earned more than $1 billion in health-related incentive rewards since 2016 by making choices that lead to better health. Rally Health is the consumer digital health...

Rally Health, Kevin Hart and Maria Menounos to Host Rally HealthFest in Downtown Chicago

Free and open to the public, the outdoor event in Maggie Daley Park will celebrate healthy living with fitness activities and fun for the entire family Digital health company Rally HealthSM, actor and comedian Kevin Hart and TV/radio personality Maria Menounos will host Rally® HealthFest, an outdoor health festival in Maggie Daley Park in downt...

Rally Health and Maria Menounos to Host “Rally on the Road” Event in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo to Celebrate Healthy Living

Rally on the Road summer tour is bringing free, family-friendly events to cities across the country to help people improve their health through simple steps TV/radio personality Maria Menounos and digital health company Rally HealthSM will host a free, family-friendly event in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo as part of the “Rally on the Road” summer ...

Keynote Confirmed: Seema Verma, 15th Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to Deliver CMS Address at the 15th Annual World Health Care Congress in DC

CMS Administrator Seema Verma will provide an update from CMS next month during The 15th Annual World Health Care Congress in Washington, DC. Join 1500+ health care stakeholders – Payer, Provider, Policy, Employer, Purchaser, Investor, Life Science and Start-up Health Care executives – at WHCC18 to discuss innovative and next generation health care...

1500+ Health Insurance, Hospital, Government, Life Sciences and Employer Executives Convene in DC to Discuss Innovation, Policy, and Market Forces Impacting the Future of U.S. Health Care

Join the conversation with senior executives from Aetna, NewYork-Presbyterian, Whole Foods Market, Eli Lilly and Company, Google Inc., Amazon Web Services, JPMorgan Institute, and more. The 15th Annual World Health Care Congress and The Employer Health Care Cost and Quality Congress taking place April 29 - May 2, 2018 in Washington, DC, brings together...

Rally Health, Kevin Hart and Maria Menounos Kick Off the “Rally on the Road” Tour to Celebrate Healthy Living

Promoting the theme “Get Your Mind & Body in Motion,” Rally will present free public events in cities across the country to inspire and motivate people to improve their health through simple steps Rally Health Ambassadors Kevin Hart, Maria Menounos and Melvin Gordon to appear in select cities Comedian and ac...

Rally Health Launches Marketplace, Advancing Its Rewards and Incentive Program

Rally Marketplace enables employees to exchange the Rally Coins they earn through healthy activities for discounts on products from Fitbit, Garmin, Diamondback Bikes and others Digital health company Rally Health, Inc., has launched Rally MarketplaceSM, a new rewards and incentive feature within Rally®, its popular mobile and online health and wellnes...

Council, Healthier Tennessee Host Gubernatorial Candidate Forum to Discuss Tennessee’s Health Care Future

This morning, the Nashville Health Care Council, in partnership with Healthier Tennessee, convened Tennessee gubernatorial candidates Randy Boyd, Karl Dean, Craig Fitzhug

Blue Shield of California Names Don Antonucci Senior Vice President, Employer Markets

Blue Shield of California today announced Don Antonucci as the nonprofit health plan’s senior vice president for employer markets. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Don Antonucci is senior vice president for employer markets at Blue Shield of California (Photo: Business Wire) ...

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