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April 17, 2017

Today's Featured Story    

Humana Partners With Fresenius to Offer New MA ESRD Care Model

In the second time in as many months, a partnership between a national health insurer and Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) that’s focused on end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has been announced. Humana Inc. is partnering with FMCNA to improve the care of its Medicare Advantage (MA) members with the condition, which can be very complex to manage.... Read Full Story

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Today's AIS Health Datapoint

226.38% ... is the year-over-year growth percentage for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Medicare Advantage plan. The plan, which debuted in 2016, grew from 1,289 members in March 2016 to 4,207 in March 2017.

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

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania named Rachel Moore director of media relations. She previously served as new media director for the Senate of Pennsylvania Democratic Caucus….Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield promoted Steve Martenet to president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio. He has held senior leadership positions with progressive strategic responsibility at Anthem, including president of commercial business in Missouri and Wisconsin and vice president of sales in Ohio and Kentucky….Cureatr, Inc. named Michael Ross, M.D., senior clinical advisor. Ross most recently served in a senior leadership role at RxAnte, where he built a network of nearly 30,000 providers for the RxEffect platform.


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