In 2012, BCBSMA
analyzed its 2011 pharmacy claims data to determine the number of members receiving large quantities of opioid prescriptions from multiple providers.
To ensure that TN plan members receive the information they need to make informed choices, BCBSMA
provides online and paper-based "engagement tools" that summarize hospital tierings and guide members toward selecting a preferred hospital.
75th Anniversary Grants will help advance critical programs in the communities at greatest risk.
Ted Marsh, chief technology officer at BCBSMA
, said that this technology will help the company integrate its legacy assets into a comprehensive SOA platform, enabling BCBSMA
to become more agile and responsive to changing business needs given the dynamic healthcare environment.
The new licensing agreement saved us money, but also gave us access to other products that we knew we needed," says Mark Farone, director of Web enterprise services at BCBSMA
The collaborative approach between our health plan, hospitals and physicians offers significant opportunities to improve the health care experience of every member and to provide cost-effective care," says Deb Devaux, senior vice president of provider contracting at BCBSMA
Since early 1996, the Year 2000 has been a top priority at BCBSMA
with a company-wide commitment that has the full support of top management.
They were awarded the grand prize of a $5,000 scholarship from BCBSMA
Promoting the use of genetic drugs is one of many strategies implemented by BCBSMA
to improve the quality and affordability of health care," comments vice president of pharmacy services Matthew Connell.
The tool, available to BCBSMA
members later this year, provides detailed, side-by-side comparisons based on each member's specific needs and preferences.
The Catalyst Fund is managed by the BCBSMA
Foundation and all grants are funded exclusively by BCBSMA
associates' year-round donations.
John Coughlin, vice president of select markets at BCBSMA
, presented the award to Thomas G.