AIS's Health Business Daily is a daily email newsletter with strategic business stories written by experienced AIS Health reporters, as well as other information of interest to health care business leaders — including news from the nation’s leading health insurers, developments from the federal and state governments that impact the health care industry, and exclusive datapoints from AISHealthData.com. Subscribe now to get an issue delivered to your inbox every morning!
March 8, 2017

Headlines in the News

WellCare faces $1.17 million CMS fine over plan oversight woes
Modern Healthcare, March 2, 2017

Cigna reverses course, says Anthem merger should be approved
Healthcare Dive, March 3, 2017

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC execs get $1 million-plus bonuses despite technology fiasco
The News and Observer, March 1, 2017

Mom's Meals Nourish Care

Today's AIS Health Datapoint

16.41% ... of all 424,029 enrollees in CMS' Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles demonstrations are enrolled in the Ohio Duals Demo plan. Ohio has the second highest number of enrollees in CMS demos, after California.

From AIS's MEDICARE-MEDICAID DUAL ELIGIBLES DATABASE


Quote of the Day

“It is the conversion of some of these ACOs to physician-owned health plans or provider-sponsored health plans. We are seeing a lot more activity there this year.”

— Bill DeMarco, principal at Pendulum HealthCare Development Corp. in Rockford, Ill., speaking to Health Plan Week on why provider groups could be a merger and acquisition “wild card.”

Click here to read the HEALTH PLAN WEEK article in which this quote appeared — "Death of Merger Mania Gives Way to New Reality for Health Plans’ Growth Strategies" (Free for HPW subscribers; $17 for non-subscribers.)

 

Advertise with AISThe Featured Story of the day may be accessed on the day it is transmitted without logging in to AISHealth.com. Thereafter, you may need to log in to access the Featured Story. If you haven’t yet registered on AISHealth.com, please take a minute to create a free account now and get free access to thousands of articles, blogs and much more.

Content questions or suggestions should be directed to Executive Editor Jill Brown at jbrown@aishealth.com. If you are interested in advertising in AIS's HEALTH BUSINESS DAILY, please contact BJ Taylor at bjtaylor@aishealth.com.

AIS's HEALTH BUSINESS DAILY is copyrighted and protected by federal law. The re-use of its content is restricted (see below). However, you are permitted to forward this email to as many of your friends and colleagues as you wish, or better yet have them sign up for their own copy at http://www.magnetmail.net/actions/ atlantic_subscription.cfm

Copyright © 2017 Managed Markets Insight & Technology, LLC. All rights reserved. It is not permissible to include all or any portion of this content on any Web site, intranet or electronic network or in any print publication, without AIS's written permission in advance. Permission requests should be directed to dlawton@aishealth.com.


Visit www.AISHealth.com
With archives of AIS's Health Business Daily, features like the News Archives, AIS Blogs and more! (Free registration required)


Visit AIS Health on: AISHealth  Follow AISHealth on Twitter  Follow AISHealth on Facebook  Follow AISHealth on LinkedIn