BCBSAZ

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BCBSAZBlue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
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PHOENIX -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced today that it will cover the H1N1 vaccine for all BCBSAZ members in addition to its regular coverage of a seasonal flu shot.
BCBSAZ is closely monitoring the H1N1 flu and the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations and guidelines.
AmeriBen is working with BCBSAZ to offer State of Arizona employees and their families access to the BCBSAZ physician and hospital network.
Jhaveri, MD, senior vice president of Health Services and chief medical officer of BCBSAZ, said the company recognizes the importance of collaborating both with providers and other payers to achieve the triple aim.
Halvorson will be responsible for calculating rate determinations and filings with the Department of Insurance, monitoring provider payment rates, and developing a progressive financial model and reports for budgetary, strategic planning and rating purposes, among other BCBSAZ actuarial duties.
Since 2009, he has been an essential senior executive at BCBSAZ, lending strategic advice and leveraging his expertise to guide the actuarial and informatics departments.
His experience and knowledge will be instrumental as BCBSAZ navigates the changes coming to the health care industry.
The need for more information about medical costs is a focal point in the evolution of health care and Care Comparison[R] is one way BCBSAZ is addressing that consumer demand," said Rich Boals, president and CEO of BCBSAZ.
We congratulate BCBSAZ for their leadership in strengthening the brands that collectively cover the lives of nearly 100 million Americans.
Since its inception, BCBSAZ has registered more than 130,000 students from 474 schools across Arizona.