Change Healthcare Vice President, Strategy and Marketing, Clayton Nicholas will speak at a Midwest Business Group on Health event in Chicago, Ill. on May 22. The halfPday program, titled “Tackling Health Care Cost and Quality Transparency Challenges,” will explore how employers are using provider cost and quality data to enable
ConnectedHealth, provider of a revolutionary health insurance exchange and decision-support platform for employers, health plans and consumers, is proud to announce and welcome David Shevock as its new Senior Vice President.
Teladoc, the nation's first and largest telehealth provider, has named Henry DePhillips , M.D. as its new chief medical officer. Dr. DePhillips will be responsible for the supervision and expansion of Teladoc's physician network, as well as the overall delivery of high-quality clinical care to Teladoc patients.
Global health service company Cigna announced it will work with MDLIVE, a leading telehealth provider of online and on-demand health care delivery services and software, to offer eligible Cigna health plan customers access to 24/7/365 online video or telephone consultations with Board-Certified Internal Medicine, Family Practice, and Pediatric physicians.
Broadening its portfolio of solutions that simplify the business aspects of health care, Xerox today introduced BenefitWallet, an online portal -- complete with administrative and customer support -- that gives employers and health plans an easy way to manage multiple health accounts on one platform.
Mercer announced today that it has launched two educational tools — “Health Care Reform Made Simple” and “Health Care Decoder” — for plan sponsors to help their participants navigate the growing complexities of the US health care system as well as improve the value employees place on employer-sponsored benefit plans.
WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE: WAGE), a leading provider of consumer-directed benefits (CDBs), such as pre-tax accounts for health, commuter and other employee benefits, recently announced its acquisition of Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc., an administrator of benefit programs with a focus on higher education and health care institutions, based in Newton, Massachusetts.
Horizon BCBSNJ to create new online private, commercial group marketplace allowing employers to better manage health care costs and offer a simple health insurance shopping experience for their employees
Beginning this spring, Tufts Health Plan will deliver a simple and configurable wellness solution to selected employers who are offering group fitness challenges to their employees. A branded web application through DailyEndorphin will allow Tufts Health Plan's clients to administer a variety of team fitness and wellness challenges throughout the
Innovative tele-health practice deploys the Isabel Healthcare differential diagnosis tool making efficient and cost effective consultation available to broad spectrum of healthcare consumers. Isabel will assist clinicians with diagnosis decisions and supplement the education of rotating students and residents.
InsureXSolutions® today announced the results of a recent poll conducted among employers and producers on public and private health insurance exchanges. Results showed that nearly 50 percent of responding employers believe that exchanges are going to be very or somewhat useful to their organizations, despite less than a one-third indicating
The Compdata Surveys Benefits USA 2012/2013 survey results found 34 percent of employers offering wellness programs either provide insurance discounts for employees participating in wellness programs or impose penalties on employees with risk factors, who aren't taking action. That's up from just 25.4 percent in 2009.
Health insurance executives expect U.S. employers to increasingly self-fund their group health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a survey released today by Munich Health North America, a subsidiary of Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers.