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2014-04-16 23:02:24

Based on data gathered from Securities and Exchange Commission, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* finds WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans finds in its...

2014-04-15 08:24:30

Mobile health and wellness program provided at no cost to Medicaid beneficiaries in 11 states WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxiva, Inc. and Amerigroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., are experiencing early success with enrollment in Txt4health, a mobile health and wellness program for adults age 18 and over. Through a partnership between Voxiva and SafeLink Health Solutions®, a TracFone brand, Amerigroup members have access to free mobile phones and...

2014-03-26 16:25:32

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health insurance giant WellPoint this week threatened "double-digit plus" rate hikes next year, but won't get away with unjustified increases if voters approve a California ballot measure to increase health insurance rate transparency and accountability this November, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign. "Is anyone surprised that WellPoint intends another year of outrageous rate increases when no one has the power to open their...

2014-03-25 20:22:28

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association, the nation's leading organization working with Hispanic physicians to improve the health of America's Hispanic and other underserved populations, will hold its 18(th) Annual Conference March 27-30, 2014, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. More than 500 physicians, other health professionals, students and government and private sector advocates...

2014-03-18 08:27:15

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:...

2014-03-13 08:29:28

Investment extends support for award-winning youth health program for next five years ATLANTA, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced that the WellPoint Foundation has committed $10 million to serve as a Great Futures signature partner of BGCA's healthy lifestyles platform. Through WellPoint Foundation's significant investment, the partnership will advance BGCA's efforts to combat the growing rate of childhood obesity among...

2014-03-10 12:25:56

NORFOLK, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing, substance use and recovery, announced that former Milliman senior consultant Daniel Santmyer has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Data Analytics and Reporting Services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130624/PH36534LOGO In this role, Santmyer will provide vital leadership to ValueOptions' Data Analytics Services division,...

2014-02-25 12:27:37

Affordable, effective weight loss program connects online trainers with those seeking personalized fitness coaching and intervention through their workplaces LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FitOrbit, founded by Jake "Body by Jake" Steinfeld, today announced that it was chosen by TopTenReviews.com - the trusted source for online recommendations - as the single best online fitness service available. FitOrbit provides employers who are committed to the wellness and...

2014-01-31 16:23:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and its parent company WellPoint have given $12.9 million to defeat a California ballot initiative that would require health insurance companies to get approval for rate hikes, like the increase of up to 25% Anthem proposes for over 306,000 Californians on April 1. If approved on this November's ballot, the measure will allow the state insurance commissioner to order refunds to consumers of excessive...

2014-01-23 08:31:43

Nationally recognized healthcare insurance executive to lend valuable insights to leading healthcare information company WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse, a leader in health information management (HIM) Performance Management and Technology, has announced that Dennis W. Casey has joined the Precyse Advisory Council (PAC). Casey, who is widely recognized as a leader in the healthcare insurance and related employee benefits business with over 37...