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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 (18 days ago)

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Blue Cross taps Anthem exec as new CEO
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has hired an executive from the for-profit health insurance giant Anthem, Inc. as its next CEO. Dr. Craig Samitt, who most recently served as executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Indianapolis ...
Mayo Clinic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota announce five-year agreementHealthcare Finance News
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and its Parent Company, Stella, Names Dr. Craig Samitt President and Chief ...PR Newswire (press release)
Blue Cross of MN names Anthem exec CEOMinneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Twin Cities Business Magazine -Healthcare Dive
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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 (20 days ago)

ModernHealthcare.com

Mayo Clinic, Blue Cross of Minnesota add downside risk, cut some prior authorizations in new contract
ModernHealthcare.com
Rochester-based Mayo Clinic and Eagan-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's new agreement, effective in 2019 and running through 2023, is designed in part to lift restrictions on care for Mayo's patients with serious or complex illnesses and ...


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Posted on Jun 18, 2018 (28 days ago)

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Announce New Five-Year Relationship
PR Newswire (press release)
EAGAN, Minn. and ROCHESTER, Minn., June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and Mayo Clinic have announced a new agreement that will keep all Mayo locations across Minnesota in the Blue ...
Blue Cross, Mayo Clinic agree to new contractMinneapolis Star Tribune
Mayo Clinic announces five-year insurance dealKIMT 3

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 (21 days ago)

Post-Bulletin

Mayo Clinic and Blue Cross announce 5-year partnership
Post-Bulletin
“The member and patient experience has been front and center in our discussions with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Our formal governance structure will advance both organizations' capabilities to positively affect the health and wellness of ...


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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 (24 days ago)

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Chief medical officers at UnitedHealthcare, Blue Cross of MN have advice for med-tech companies
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
In separate interviews, chief medical officers at UnitedHealthcare and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota gave advice for med-tech companies pursuing reimbursement deals, plus broader trends they see affecting the industry.


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Posted on Jun 20, 2018 (26 days ago)

BCBS of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic forge pact on tech coverage
Healthcare Dive
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is teaming up with Mayo Clinic to decide what technologies the insurer will cover in a deal that also keeps the health systems hospitals in the Blues' network through 2023. The five-year agreement calls for a ...

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Crain's Detroit Business

Insurers offer tools to dig into health costs
Crain's Detroit Business
All that changed when Blue Cross last year helped develop Whyzen, a multi-product employer data reporting tool for groups with 50 or more contracts, said Friedkin, who came to Michigan last summer from Blue Cross of Minnesota. Whyzen is one of several ...


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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 (18 days ago)

FierceHealthcare

Payer Roundup—BCBS Minnesota gets new CEO; Molina sells subsidiary to DXC Technology
FierceHealthcare
Forty-seven senators have written to President Trump criticizing his administration's decision to support a federal law that seeks to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The senators warned that if the lawsuit, brought about by 20 Republican state leaders ...


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Posted on Jul 2, 2018 (14 days ago)

BCBS of Minnesota scoops up Anthem exec as CEO: 4 notes
Becker's Hospital Review
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, along with its umbrella company, Stella, named Craig Samitt, MD, president and CEO of BCBSM effective July 30. Here are four notes on the appointment: 1. Dr. Samitt brings almost 25 years of healthcare ...


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Posted on Jul 14, 2018 (2 days ago)

For health insurers, latest Affordable Care Act move creates more unknowns
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Three of Minnesota's nonprofit health plans — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Medica and UCare — are expecting to receive payments worth a total of about $71.7 million for 2017. The largest single sum is $44.2 million at Eagan-based Blue ...

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