Revenue Cycle and Payer News – December 7, 2022

Collaboration News

UnitedHealthcare to Provide Millions of Eligible Medicare Members Access to All Life Time Clubs Nationwide
UnitedHealthcare (@uhc) part of UnitedHealth Group and Life Time (@LifeTime_Life), a national healthy lifestyle brand, have expanded their relationship to include access to all Life Time locations, helping even more people stay active and improve physical and mental well-being.

Company News

Digital-First Health Insurance Provider Angle Health Expanding into Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and South Carolina
Angle Health, the digital-first, full-stack health insurance company bringing transparency, simplicity, and ease of use to members, employers, and brokers, announced it will be expanding into Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and South Carolina. Powered by its integrated, AI-enabled technology platform, Angle Health provides a digital-first navigation experience with fully-tailored comprehensive healthcare benefit plans for employers.

Pharmacist prescribing of COVID-19 antiviral treatment now available at CVS Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy (@cvshealth) announced that pharmacists at more than 9,000 CVS Pharmacy locations can clinically assess COVID-19 positive patients and, if eligible, prescribe Paxlovid, an oral antiviral treatment.

United Health Foundation Launches $3.1 Million Partnership with American Nurses Foundation to Fight Nurse Burnout and Attrition
The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (@UnitedHealthGrp), announced a three-year, $3.1 million grant partnership with the American Nurses Foundation to fight nurse burnout with the Stress & Burnout Prevention Pilot program.

Humana Completes Aggregate $1.25 Billion Debt Offering
Humana Inc. (@Humana) announced the completion of its public offering of $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior notes.

Oscar Health Announces Expansion with Vanderbilt University Medical Center To Provide In-Network Health Coverage for Residents Across the Nashville Region
Oscar Health, Inc. (@OscarHealth), the first health insurance company built on a full stack technology platform, announced that Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is an in-network provider in the Nashville, TN area.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

Humana CEO recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Humana Inc. is proud to announce that Bruce D. Broussard, President and Chief Executive Officer, is recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2022. The complete ranking can be found in the December 5 issue of MH magazine, and profiles of all the honorees are available online at

Product News

Sesame Unveils “Sesame @ Work,” the Only Cure for the Pain of High-Deductible Health Plans
At HLTH, Sesame (@Sesamecare), a company for uninsured and underserved Americans by connecting them to high quality physicians at half the price, unveiled Sesame @ Work, a new, employer-focused approach to delivering truly affordable health care to employee participants in high deductible health plans (HDHPs).

Policy News

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Statement on the Election of the 118th Congress
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (@BCBSAssociation) President and CEO Kim Keck issued a statement regarding the U.S. midterm elections.

AHIP Surprise Medical Billing Amicus Brief Supports Health Care Affordability and Choice for Patients and Consumers
AHIP is standing up for better affordability and access for patients. AHIP filed an amicus brief in Texas Medical Association v. the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), supporting the Administration’s approach to surprise medical bill arbitration.

To Read

No Surprises Act Prevents More than 9 Million Surprise Bills Since January 2022 – A new survey from AHIP (@AHIPCoverage) and BCBSA underscores the impact of the No Surprises Act in protecting consumers from surprise medical bills

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