Revenue Cycle and Payer News 4-9-2019
In the News:
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase health care venture launches website and announces its name: Haven
The health care organization founded by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase, announced its name – Haven – and launched a new website at www.havenhealthcare.com.
Aetna announces call for nominations for Aetna’s Voices of Health competition
Aetna (@aetna), a CVS Health business, announced they are seeking nominations for the company’s 2019 Voices of Health competition, which celebrates non-profit grassroots organizations working to address social determinants of health. The nomination period runs from April 1 – 12.
Oscar Welcomes Ivan Wicksteed as Chief Marketing Officer and Gerard Ohen as VP of Talent Acquisition
Oscar (@oscarhealth), a technology-driven, consumer-focused health care company, announced the addition of Ivan Wicksteed as its new Chief Marketing Officer and Gerard Ohen as Vice President of Talent Acquisition. Ivan will oversee growth marketing, content, and brand strategy at Oscar, and Gerard will oversee Oscar’s recruiting team, including business, technology, clinical, talent brand, and university recruiting.
Cigna and Express Scropts Further Enhance Customer Service Offerings through New Collaboration with Amazon Alexa
Cigna (@cigna) and Express Scripts have collaborated with Amazon Alexa to launch two voice skills to make health care more engaging, personalized and convenient for customers. The Cigna and Express Scripts Alexa skills will enable eligible customers to use voice technology to manage pharmacy prescriptions, engage in health improvement programs and track wellness incentives.
UnitedHealthcare and the AMA Collaborate to Understand and Address Social Barriers Preventing People’s Access to Better Health
UnitedHealthcare (@uhc), a UnitedHealth Group company, and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new collaboration that will better identify and address social determinants of health (SDOH) to improve access to care and patient outcomes.
Anthem to Hold Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter Results on April 24, 2019
Anthem, Inc. (@AnthemInc) will release first quarter 2019 financial results on April 24, 2019, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”). Management will review these results and its outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT that same morning. The conference call should be accessed at least 15 minutes prior to its start with the following numbers:
Making the Cut:
Humana again among Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
Humana (@Humana) has earned a perfect score of 100 in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index, the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. This is the sixth time Humana has received the honor.
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