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September 14, 2017
Today's Featured Story
For Medicaid Revamp, Illinois Selects Six MCOs....Aetna Isn’t One
As part of a major overhaul of its managed Medicaid program, Illinois intends to combine multiple managed care programs and extend them statewide through contracts awarded to five managed care organizations, down from 12 that currently serve the program ...  Read Full Story
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Today's AIS Health Datapoint
$3,294,390 ... was the average compensation for Blue Cross and Blue Shield CEOs in 2016, up more than 2% from 2015. The average compensation for members of Blues plans’ boards of directors was $98,577.

People on the Move
Texas Health Aetna named Douglas Sanders chief sales officer and Delanor D. Doyle, M.D., chief medical officer. Sanders most recently was vice president of Children’s Health System of Texas and Doyle was previously the senior medical director in the Accountable Care Solutions department at Aetna Inc….Robert Allen joined CHA Health Systems as global group chief executive officer. He most recently served as chief financial officer for Keck Medicine of USC….Anthem, Inc. appointed Jacquelyn (Jackie) H. Wolf executive vice president and chief human resources officer. She previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for LyondellBasell.

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