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2014-07-30 20:23:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Proposition 45 campaign today said that WellPoint's massive $731.1 million second quarter profit underscores the need for Proposition 45's protections against health insurance price gouging. The profit report comes a day after the California Insurance Commissioner reported steep health insurance rate hikes for Californians in 2014 and expressed frustration that no one has the ability to stop excessive rates. The...

2014-07-22 16:26:57

November ballot first in years to be pro-consumer, not dominated by big money corporations SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dolores Huerta, the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Presidential Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights, and an icon of the labor and civil rights movements has endorsed Proposition 45, the health insurance rate regulation initiative which will appear on the November 2014 California ballot. Huerta signed the argument in...

2014-07-01 08:35:36

Industry research reveals that 85 percent of health plan executives now consider member engagement "mission critical" to their business DANVERS, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") and WellPoint, Inc. ("WellPoint") will conduct a webinar to reveal strategies, best practices, and results of a successful member engagement program based on multi-touch, multi-channel outreach. Produced by America's Health Insurance Plans ("AHIP"), the webinar will feature Melissa...

2014-06-23 08:28:27

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Indiana Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA)offer students insights on access to healthcare INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine are onsite at Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) corporate headquarters in Indianapolis working alongside healthcare professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Lilly announced today that the summer pilot program will also include...

2014-06-02 08:26:44

$4.5 million grant from WellPoint Foundation supports nationwide campaign & ongoing CPR mobile tour DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know the two simple steps of Hands-Only(TM) CPR? Then you're ready to help save a life. If you don't, then the American Heart Association and WellPoint Foundation want you to listen up. Just in time for National CPR Awareness Week (June 1-7), the organizations are dropping a new beat on their ongoing Hands-Only CPR national awareness campaign and...

2014-05-19 08:29:03

Company deepens leadership with the addition of President and new Chief Financial Officer BOWIE, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based analytics and data-driven solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced the appointment of Robert Wychulis as President and Thomas Kloster, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. With significant ongoing growth and record first quarter performance, the additions to Inovalon's...

2014-05-16 12:27:18

Innovative collaboration will increase healthcare access to Talbert House residents in need CINCINNATI, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Talbert House publicly announced a new collaboration which will bring on-demand, live video doctor visits to residents of its Cincinnati facility. With the launch of a first-of-its-kind LiveHealth Online telehealth console, together with free online visits, made available by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and American Well, residents will have...

2014-05-14 16:28:44

ELMSFORD, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS) today announced that at BioScrip's 2014 Annual Meeting held on May 8, 2014, its stockholders voted to elect new independent director Yon Y. Jorden, expanding the size of the Board of Directors from nine to ten members, nine of whom are independent and all of whom are elected annually. Ms. Jorden has more than a decade of leadership experience in health care services and has served as Chief Financial Officer...

2014-04-24 12:29:48

CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, today announced that John Cannon will join the company on April 29 as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In this new role, Cannon will report to company president and CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall and have responsibility for HCSC's legal, risk management, human resources and corporate real estate functions. "John will be an...

2014-04-23 16:28:58

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health insurance giants Kaiser, Blue Shield, Wellpoint/Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net, United Health and the California Association of Health Plans have now given over $25 million of policyholder money, including nearly $12 million this month, to the campaign against a November 2014 ballot measure that will prevent overcharges and misuse of premium dollars. The opposition campaign, operating under the misnomer "Californians...


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