While public hearings around South Africa’s National Health Insurance (NHI) project have now concluded, there is still a lack of clarity on what exactly the scheme means for the country’s health sector and taxpayers’ pockets. Despite several pledges, the Department of Health has failed to provide clarity or explanation onRead More →

BOSTON, Feb. 23. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Decision Point Healthcare Solutions (“Decision Point”), an innovator in providing engagement management solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced that Medical Mutual has achieved an average rating of of 5 stars for member satisfaction and experience across all of its Medicare contracts.Read More →

Point of Decision Healthcare Solutions BOSTON, Feb. 23. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Decision Point Healthcare Solutions (“Decision Point”), an innovator in providing engagement management solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced that Medical Mutual has achieved an average rating of of 5 stars for member satisfaction and experience acrossRead More →

PLEASE NOTE – HEALTH CARE Marguerite-Marie Wilson Minnetonka based health insurance UnitedHealth Group said he promoted Dr Margaret-Mary Wilson from Executive Vice President and Assistant Chief Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer, effective December, to lead the Company’s clinical innovations, with a particular focus on improving health equity. ART HighpointRead More →

Dentistry Most dentists stay in their practice. But some make house calls, including Charles Doring, a dentist in Rockville, Maryland, who travels equipped with a portable cabinet on wheels carrying a portable x-ray machine, compressor, suction machine and his headlamp. Mobile dental units have sprung up nationwide, many of whichRead More →

Media is reporting what some have called an “absolute humanitarian crisis” at the Rikers Island prison complex near New York. Also: food contamination in Houston markets, recovery from Louisiana hospitals, female genital mutilation, police shooting during a mental health crisis, and more. AP: New York’s Rikers Island prison turns intoRead More →

“We’re excited to partner with Wildflower to help moms and families thrive through the enhanced digital support we offer with trusted information, support tools and care connections right at your fingertips. “ SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) September 09, 2021 Wildflower Health and Medical Mutual have teamed up to launch the MedMutualRead More →

Cleveland, OH— The Cleveland Indians have partnered with Medical Mutual and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio to create the Bridge Development Program – a summer career preparation program that combines Members of the Cleveland Indians front office team to high school students in Northeast Ohio. . Together,Read More →

Mutual Medical Ohio is from Ohio the oldest and largest health insurance company with over 1.5 million lives covered and is positioning itself as a local industry leader in developing up-to-date policy guidelines for safe and effective medical technologies. For more information visit: https://www.medmutual.com/. This follows similar coverage decisions madeRead More →

Medical Aid Societies Raise Fees Zimbabweans seeking health care will have to pay more for health insurance, as medical aid societies have increased dues in recent months for members paying in local currency. Some plans have increased contributions by more than 100% for businesses and individuals. Although some medical aidRead More →

CLEVELAND – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Today, Medical Mutual announced the purchase of ESI Employee Assistance Group, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider based in Wellsville, NY. ESI, founded in 1983, offers a differentiated EAP that promotes employee well-being, promotes personal and professional development, and improves productivity. The company currently supportsRead More →

Lark is based on a cognitive behavioral therapy framework and combines conversational AI with connected devices, such as wireless blood glucose monitors and blood pressure cuffs, to encourage continuous behavior change and healthy habits. When an emerging situation or complex issue arises, Lark takes the issue to nurses and coachesRead More →

CLEVELAND, OH, and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (February 10, 2021) – Medical Mutual, the oldest and one of the largest Ohio-based health insurance companies, and Lark Health today announced that Medical Mutual is integrating chronic disease prevention and management programs based on the Lark’s AI in his population health model. ThisRead More →

MARIETTA – Memorial Health System and Medical Mutual have renewed their commercial and Medicare Advantage contracts, extending a 22-year partnership until September 2023. Memorial Health System will continue to be a network provider for patients insured by Medical Mutual. This ensures that Memorial Health System patients covered by Medical MutualRead More →

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical Mutual was named the healthiest employer of its size in Ohio and was ranked 33rd nationally on the 100 Healthiest Workplaces list. According to Springbuk, the health analytics firm that runs the Healthiest Employers Awards program, the rankings reflect a company that makes employee wellbeing a top priorityRead More →

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical Mutual has partnered with major Ohio health systems to make the MedFlex Network available to employer groups of all sizes and funding types. Offered as an HMO, MedFlex provides enrolled members with access to affordable, high-quality health care in more than 70 Ohio counties without incurring out-of-network fees.Read More →

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical Mutual has signed an agreement to acquire Bravo, a provider of data-driven wellness solutions to more than one million users nationwide. Bravo will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Medical Mutual. The acquisition is a strategic combination of Medical Mutual’s established, service-focused insurance offerings and Bravo’s achievement-basedRead More →

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Ohio Medical Mutual confirmed that an employee sent an internal email to the wrong person containing the personal information of more than 5,800 of its Medicare Advantage customers. According to a spokesperson for Cleveland-based Med Mutual, it was an accident because the employee entered an incorrectRead More →

Diving Brief: Medical Mutual announced the acquisition of HealthSpan, a former Kaiser Permanente insurance company in Ohio, according to Crain’s Cleveland Business report. HealthSpan will continue to cover members of its employer-sponsored plan through their renewal date or August 31, whichever comes first, and coverage for individual members through DecemberRead More →

Cleveland– Ohio Medical Mutual acquires the 105,000 members of HealthSpan Partners’ group and individual health insurance business. Medical Mutual is the largest health insurance provider based in Ohio. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. HealthSpan Partners is affiliated with Mercy Health, the Cincinnati-based nonprofit hospital system that operates hospitalsRead More →

Medical Mutual CEO Rick Chiricosta Says HealthSpan Acquisition Is Good For Customers Medical Mutual CEO Rick Chiricosta poses for a portrait at the entrance to the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, OH on Friday, September 4, 2009. (Marvin Fong / The Plain Dealer) MARVIN FONG LE PLAIN DEALER President and CEORead More →