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Boston Globe
Tufts Health Plan lifts restrictions on hepatitis C drugsdrug users will continue to spread the virus if they remain untreated. A notab
Tufts Health Plan lifts restrictions on hepatitis C drugs
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
drug users will continue to spread the virus if they remain untreated. A notable exception is the state’s largest insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, which pays for the drugs regardless of the level of liver damage or the patients’... Read more
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Boston Globe
Insurers balk at paying for hepatitis C drugschanging. Insurers’ advisory committees meet quarterly to update policies based
Insurers balk at paying for hepatitis C drugs
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
changing. Insurers’ advisory committees meet quarterly to update policies based on new evidence and guidelines, he said. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, whose 2.8 million members represent roughly half the state’s commercial market, has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why is the state restructuring MassHealth and what does it mean for patients?already testing accountable care organizations, including several in Massachuse
Why is the state restructuring MassHealth and what does it mean for patients?
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
already testing accountable care organizations, including several in Massachusetts. Commercial insurance companies, led by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, are also expanding these kinds of payment models. Does accountable care actually... Read more
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Boston Globe
Overhaul planned for MassHealth insurance modelto invest and make it work. If we do this well, we will save money in the long
Overhaul planned for MassHealth insurance model
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
to invest and make it work. If we do this well, we will save money in the long run.” Audrey Shelto, president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, a research organization endowed by the Blue Cross insurance company, said... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kennedy aide honored by Blue Cross foundationThe Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is creating a special aw
Kennedy aide honored by Blue Cross foundation
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is creating a special award in honor of Ted Kennedy’s chief health care aide, Nick Littlefield. The inaugural Nick Littlefield Award for Excellence in Community Health — which consists of a... Read more
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MedCity News
Livongo raises $45M to support customer growth in diabetes managementWe removed the hassle. When you are responsive to consumers, it shows,” said Tu
Livongo raises $45M to support customer growth in diabetes management
MedCity News / Posted 18 days ago
We removed the hassle. When you are responsive to consumers, it shows,” said Tullman Asked about the significance of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ investment arm’s participation in the round, he said, “Any time you have one of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hi neighbor! Narragansett set to brew beer in RI againin the newly created position of assistant secretary of communications and exte
Hi neighbor! Narragansett set to brew beer in RI again
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
in the newly created position of assistant secretary of communications and external affairs. Torgerson comes from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, where she was the public relations director. The PR pro, who began her new job... Read more
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Providence Business News
New England Healthcare Executives Network MeetingHealthShare Business Development, InterSystems Corporation Melinda Karp, Senio
New England Healthcare Executives Network Meeting
Providence Business News / Posted 27 days ago
HealthShare Business Development, InterSystems Corporation Melinda Karp, Senior Director, Member Experience Innovations, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts John Moore M.D., Ph.D., Co-founder and CEO, Twine Health, Inc. Barbra Rabson,... Read more

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