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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 18:28:59 GMT

Twitter has hired a new communications boss - Recode  -  Recode
Twitter has found its new communications boss: Kristin Binns, who has been running public relations at health insurance giant Anthem (formerly known as ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:55:06 GMT

The Wellpoint Cos. Inc. alleged to have not paid practice consultant for overtime work  -  Southeast Texas Record
Teresa Montgomery-Beeston filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on July 20 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against The Wellpoint Cos. Inc., formerly known as The Anthem Cos. Inc. doing business as Anthem ...
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:37:38 GMT
Ninth Circuit: Manipulation of Risk Adjustment Data Subjects Insurers to False Claims Act Liability  -  JD Supra (press release)
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has revived a whistleblower suit against Aetna, UnitedHealthcare and WellPoint for allegedly submitting false data for Medicare Advantage payments. Some of the nation's largest health insurers must face a ...
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:42:42 GMT

The Most Powerful Force For Reducing Healthcare Costs: The Marketplace  -  Forbes
The giant insurer WellPoint (Anthem) handles health care for California state employees, retirees and their families (Calpers) and historically it did what other insurers do – use its bargaining muscle to get big discounts from hospitals throughout the ...
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:24:08 GMT

Angela Braly, former CEO of WellPoint  -  Managed Care magazine
A mentor played a significant role in Angela Braly's move from lawyer to becoming one of the highest-profile women in business in the United States, serving as chair, president and CEO of WellPoint (now Anthem), the largest health insurer based on ...
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 03:18:35 GMT

Two more companies protest Tricare contract awards worth billions  -  Military Times
Joining the protest over the the Tricare East contract decision is WellPoint Military Care, a division of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield created to vie for the lucrative contract. WellPoint filed its protest on Aug. 2. The Defense Department ...
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 19:51:32 GMT
3 companies protest $58M DoD TRICARE contracts, including one winner  -  Becker's Hospital Review
The company did not win a bid for either of the two contracts beginning in April 2017. WellPoint, a division of Indianapolis-based Anthem, also filed a protest last week on similar grounds regarding the east region contract, which was awarded to ...
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:45:03 GMT
Anthem Escapes Remainder Of Rate MDL Claims  -  Law360 (subscription)
U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez tossed out Mary Cooper's claim that Anthem, which changed its corporate name from Wellpoint Inc. to Anthem In December 2014, violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by failing to pay its full ...
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:07:34 GMT
Angela Braly Elected to ExxonMobil Board  -  Business Wire (press release)
Braly served as chairman of WellPoint from 2010 to 2012 and president and CEO of the company from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, Braly held various senior executive positions at WellPoint including general counsel and chief public affairs officer.
Fri, 13 May 2016 18:06:59 GMT
Anthem Dodges a Mental Health Bias Action  -  Courthouse News Service
Along with related trade groups and doctors, the APA had accused Anthem and its subsidiary Wellpoint of skimping on mental health and substance-abuse care. The lawsuit, filed three years ago in Connecticut, quoted remarks to Congress by U.S. Rep.