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    January 5, 2017 - Politico:
    The fate of Anthem's $54 Billion acquisition of Cigna, which would create the largest health insurance company in the country, is now in the hands of a federal judge:
    December 20, 2016 - Independence Blue Cross
    "The association's work is more important than ever as the pace of change in healthcare continues to accelerate, and it is my privilege to lead the board as we continue to advocate for a sustainable system".
    December 29, 2016 - TMG Health, Inc. :
    Troutman is responsible for end-to-end operational delivery and coordinated oversight of client satisfaction in conjunction with the company's Account Management Team.
    December 7, 2016 - Talking Points Memo:
    A major trade group for insurers took the unusual step of going public with what it is demanding of republicans considering a repeal of the affordable care act:
    November 18, 2016 - PR Newswire:
    The company was honored for its Taking On Asthma initiative, most notably, its collaboration with the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest for the Enhancing Care for Children With Asthma Program.
    November 10, 2016 AHIP News:
    The five new members are:
    John Baackes - CEO of L.A. Care Health Plan
    Thomas A. Croswell - President & CEO of Tufts Health Plan
    J.D. Hickey, M.D. - CEO of BCBS Tennessee
    Pamela Morris - President & CEO of CareSource
    Michael F. Neidorff - Chairman, President & Ceo of Centene Corp.
    WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - November 09, 2016) - Medecision, the leader in population health management for risk-bearing healthcare organizations, today announced it has received Disease Management (DM) Systems Certification recertification for 17 of its disease-management programs from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The certification, which runs through 2018, recognizes companies and systems that excel in the design of clinical information systems that support the management of the most complex, costly and high-risk patient populations.
    October 25, 2016 - TMG Health :
    Coffman will serve as liaison with customers and government agencies for the Medicaid activities of the company. He is responsible for responding to official inquiries, clarifying and interpreting compliance rules and overseeing preparation for and monitoring audits.
    October 13, 2016 - Fortune:
    Hospitals make money when patients show up to receive services, but Kaiser Permanente isn't convinced that's the only way to run its health care business.
    October 7, 2016 - Stevens Point City Times:
    Network Health, the Wisconsin-based health plan, has received a prestigious 4.5 star rating for its Medicare Advantage PPO plans from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This rating reflects the quality of coverage offered by Network Health Medicare Advantage PPO plan, as well as a high level of customer satisfaction.
    October 8, 2016 -
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana will start operations Monday (October 10) at its new headquarters in the Mountain View Meadows subdivision. Leaders say the move will be in several stages and should be finished in about two weeks.
    October 5, 2016 - Kaiser Health News:
    The goal is lofty and expansive; to cure, prevent or manage all known diseases by the end of the century. Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, announced last month that they planned to invest $3 billion over 10 years to begin tackling everything from Alzheimer's disease to the Zika virus.
    October 6, 2016 - AP Associated Press:
    The Obama administration is worried that insurers bailing out of the health law's markets may prompt their customers to drop out, too. So it plans to match affected consumers with remaining insurance companies:
    October 4, 2016 - CBS News:
    Baby boomers are expected to need more in-home care as they age, but federal investigators are now raising an alarm over what they call persistent fraud and abuse in Medicaid-funded personal care services.
    October 1, 2016 - The New York Times;
    A growing proportion of Medicare beneficiaries are opting out of the government-run insurance program. They are instead choosing a private-plan alternative, one of the Medicare Advantage Plans. The strength of this trend defies predictions from the Congressional Budget Office, and nobody can fully explain it.