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February 20, 2017

Today's Featured Story

Non-Subsidized Premiums for 2017 Jumped 22%, eHealth Reports
Reprinted from HEALTH PLAN WEEK

Premiums for individual non-subsidized health coverage increased 22% between 2016 and 2017 — from an average of $321 a month to an average of $393, according to a report from online insurance seller eHealth, Inc.... Read Full Story

Mom's Meals Nourish Care

Today's AIS Health Datapoint

16.5 million ... members are covered by Anthem, Inc.'s Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates in 14 states. These entities average a 23.45% market share in their states.

From THE AIS GUIDE TO BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD PLANS. (Not affiliated with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association or its member companies.)


People on the Move

WellCare of Georgia, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., named Sonya Nelson state president. She joins WellCare from Amerigroup Louisiana, where she held leadership roles including state president and chief operating officer….Brain Research Foundation said Scott Serota, president and CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, joined its board of directors….Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. promoted Vice President, Biology and Translational Science Jeffery Kutok, M.D., to the role of chief scientific officer.


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