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March 9, 2017

Today's Featured Story

Diplomat Deal for Affinity Biotech Expands Its Infusion Capabilities

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. said Feb. 1 that it had finalized its deal for specialty pharmacy and infusion services company Affinity Biotech, Inc. The purchase should strengthen Diplomat’s growing presence within the specialty infusion space, it said.... Read Full Story

Mom's Meals Nourish Care

Today's AIS Health Datapoint

$16,572,097 ... was the amount of total compensation received in 2015 by Health Care Service Corp. CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall, the year's top-earning Blue Cross Blue Shield executive. $14,973,424 of that amount resulted from bonuses.

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

Thomas McCarthy, chief financial officer (CFO) at Cigna Corp., is retiring after 33 years with the company. Eric Palmer, CFO for several divisions, will take over as CFO for the entire company. And Christopher Hocevar was promoted to president of strategy, segments and solutions. For the last several years he has run Cigna’s Select Segment and Pharmacy Benefits Management business….The CareMore Health System unit of Anthem, Inc. named Zupin Eapen, M.D., chief medical officer. CareMore’s prior chief medical officer, Sachin Jain, M.D., moves into the new role of president. Eapen joins CareMore from Duke University….Humana Inc.’s Jim Murray will retire from his post as chief operating officer effective March 31.


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