As payers look to improve care outcomes across racial and ethnic lines within the communities they serve, many have recently added a new role to their C-suite lineup: the health equity executive.
Michael Neidorff, the longtime CEO of Centene, has died at the age of 79.
Payer are setting a double standard for patient care that both pushes for centralized, coordinated care and pulls patients away from receiving care in one place, according to Tim Maloney, vice president of payer relations at UC Health in Cincinnati (Ohio).
Centene Chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff will be taking a medical leave of absence, effective Feb. 24.
For providers and payers to maintain the momentum in forming value-based agreements, insurers need to have their "feet planted squarely in two areas, according to Lisa White, Director of value-based partner transformation at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Michael Neidorff, Centene's CEO and chairman, doesn't just have his fingerprints all over Centene's history — his influence expands well across the payer landscape.
Humana is adding two independent directors to its board as it braces for a leadership refresh through 2022.
UnitedHealth Group's C-suite draws experience from across the payer's portfolio and around the world.
The widespread adoption of telehealth is what UnitedHealth Group CMO Margaret-Mary Wilson, MD, calls "one of the most dramatic changes" in healthcare, but the next step is using that development to drive health equity.
Ethan Berke, MD, UnitedHealth Group chief public health officer, said any COVID-19 strategy should follow three steps: take a deep breath, step back and follow the science.
David Cordani, CEO of Cigna, defended the role of pharmacy benefit managers, arguing that the traditional PBM is a relic of yesterday, reported Yahoo Finance Jan. 12.
Payer representatives are both praising President Joe Biden's sweeping new at-home COVID-19 test coverage policy and raising concerns over its implementation and impacts.