Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

Aetna and Banner Health Network Form New Health Plan

Amidst potential mergers and shutdowns, Aetna and Banner Health Network (Banner) have announced that they plan to form a new joint venture health insurance plan in Arizona. Aetna and Banner’s History This isn’t the first time that Aetna and Banner have teamed up. Rather, this new effort expands upon the success of their jointly…

9 Nov 16
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Health Care Marketplace Good News Roundup

Despite a myriad of carrier exits this year, there are still insurers working to offer Americans affordable coverage through the health care exchange. Here are a few recent stories to highlight places where the ACA marketplace has seen success. Jump to state: Arizona Colorado Maine North Carolina   Maine CO-OP Making…

31 Oct 16
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Oscar Health Outsourcing NYC Jobs to Arizona

More than two dozen employees on Oscar Health’s New York-based member services team have been asked to follow their old position to Arizona, where it seems the insurer could have designs on offering a health plan in the near future. Plans to Expand In a recent statement, the company said the move to Tempe…

7 Oct 16
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WellCare to Expand Arizona Presence

Consolidation has been a major theme in the health insurance industry. And it looks like we could see more of it next year. Pending regulatory approvals, a new deal will allow WellCare to expand its business in Arizona. WellCare Health Plans Inc. recently announced that it plans to buy two subsidiaries of Care1st Health Plan, an affiliate of…

6 Oct 16
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CMS to Begin Trial of Value-Based Insurance Design for MA

Beginning January 1, 2017, CMS will begin testing value-based insurance design (VBID) models to encourage using “high-value” clinical services to improve quality and reduce costs. “High-value” services are those that have the best chance to positively impact enrollee health. For five years, the model will be tested in Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and…

4 Sep 15
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Banner to Acquire University of Arizona Health Network

Banner, the largest hospital system in Arizona, is about to get bigger with approval to acquire University of Arizona Health Network. Read the full story from the Business Journal.

29 Jan 15
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WellPoint Completes Acquistion of CareMore

Here is a link to an article with more details.  CareMore is a Medicare Advantage plan with membership in CA, AZ and NV.

24 Aug 11
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