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September 11, 2017
Today's Featured Story

UnitedHealth Group Taps New CEO
Reprinted from HEALTH PLAN WEEK

After years of preparation, UnitedHealth Group recently announced a CEO change. David Wichmann, president of the nation’s largest health insurer since 2014, will become CEO and a director of the company effective Sept. 1. On that date, Stephen Hemsley, the current CEO, will become executive chairman of the board of directors, a newly created post, and Richard Burke, the current board chairman, will become “lead independent director.”.... Read Full Story

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Today's AIS Health Datapoint

531,000 and 465,000 ... are the numbers of members Anthem, Inc., gained in risk and non-risk sectors, respectively. Anthem led all Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations in gains for these categories combined.

People on the Move

SCAN Health Plan appointed two new medical directors. Magda Lenartowicz, M.D., will collaborate with the healthcare services and quality improvement teams at SCAN, and oversee clinical programs for Independence at Home. And Terence Offenberger, M.D., will provide clinical direction across SCAN Health Plan staff and contracted providers. Lenartowicz most recently served as medical director at a comprehensive geriatric inpatient service in Southern California and continues her clinical work as a hospice and palliative care physician with Rozeroom Hospice. Offenberger previously served as the Southern California market medical director for United Health Plan, and also held positions at UnitedHealthcare, Kaiser, Anthem Blue Cross, and MemorialCare Medical Group….Concept Life Sciences named John Handley chief operating officer. He most recently was president of EMEA Operations at Envigo.

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