Revenue Cycle and Payer News – January 3, 2024

Company News

AGA, patient groups remain deeply troubled by UHC’s barriers to GI care
The American Gastroenterological Association (@amergastroassn) and 17 leading patient advocacy organizations submitted a letter to UnitedHealthcare (UHC) to reverse its obstructive policies that threaten to disrupt its 27.4 million commercial beneficiaries’ access to virtually all endoscopies and colonoscopies.

CVS Health highlights path to accelerating long-term growth through building a world of health around every consumer
CVS Health® (@CVSHealth) will share how its strategy and combination of assets drives reliable, diversified, and accelerating earnings growth, while also delivering superior care and value to millions of Americans.

Making the Cut, Milestones, Accolades, Awards and More

The Cigna Group Earns 11th Consecutive Perfect Score for LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion
The Cigna Group (@TheCignaGroup) achieved a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, earning the Equality 100 Award: Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion. This marks the eleventh consecutive year that The Cigna Group has been recognized as a best place to work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) equality.

UnitedHealth Group Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 25th Consecutive Year
UnitedHealth Group (@UnitedHealthGrp) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 2023 in the Health Care Providers & Services Industry. It is the 25th consecutive year that UnitedHealth Group has been named to the indices, beginning in 1999 when the rankings were established.

Humana Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2023 Corporate Equality Index
Leading US health insurer and health care services company Humana (@Humana) has earned a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index and the designation as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equalityfor the tenth year in a row. The recognition reflects Humana’s deep commitment to creating a culture of belonging where each employee feels valued and has both opportunity and support to reach their full potential.

Product News

Independence Blue Cross announces new virtual care services through Teladoc Health
Starting January 1, 2024, Independence Blue Cross (@ibx) members will have access to new virtual care services through Teladoc Health, the global leader in whole-person virtual care. Independence selected Teladoc as its vendor of choice for virtual services including urgent care, mental health care, and dermatology.

Policy News

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Applauds Passage of Lower Cost More Transparency Act
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (@BCBSAssociation) Senior Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, David Merritt, issued a statement in support of the passage of the Lower Cost More Transparency Act.

To Read

AMA identifies market leaders in health insurance
The American Medical Association (@AmerMedicalAssn) identified the industry giants with the biggest shares of the markets for commercial health insurance, Medicare Advantage, and public health exchanges, where high levels of market concentration leaves millions of Americans with limited competitive options for health insurance.

Upcoming Events

AHIP 2024 (@AHIPCoverage)

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