• 1/27/22 Payer News Update

    Tune in to hear about Anthem's report on their 2021 operating gain, Blue Cross Blue Shield's new VP and Chief Information Security Officer, an update from the Biden administration on Americans enrolling in health insurance, and more.
  • Tim Maloney, Vice President of Payer Relations at UC Health in Cincinnati

    Tim Maloney, Vice President of Payer Relations at UC Health in Cincinnati, joined the podcast to talk about new developments in value-based payments, care coordination and the impact of inpatient capacity on margins.
  • Recap Episode with Laura Dyrda - January 21st, 2022

    In this wrap-up episode, Laura Dyrda, Editor in Chief at Becker's Healthcare and host of the Payer Issues Podcast, gives a brief overview of some news in the payer space, recaps some recent fascinating discussions she's had with guests on the podcast in the past week, and previews some exciting episodes coming soon. If you would like to recommend a guest for the Payer Issues podcast, please email us at podcasts@beckershealthcare.com.
  • Anne Corley Baum, Lehigh Valley Market President at BlueCross

    This episode features Anne Corley Baum, Lehigh Valley Market President at BlueCross. Here, she discusses her book “Small Mistakes, Big Consequences”, the importance of the image you are presenting to others, and more.
  • Recap Episode with Laura Dyrda - January 14th, 2022

    In this wrap-up episode, Laura Dyrda, Editor in Chief at Becker's Healthcare and host of the Payer Issues Podcast, gives a brief overview of some news in the payer space, recaps some recent fascinating discussions she's had with guests on the podcast in the past week, and previews some exciting episodes coming soon.If you would like to recommend a guest for the Payer Issues podcast, please email us at podcasts@beckershealthcare.com.
  • Anisha Sood, Chief Financial and Strategy Officer at First Choice Health

    Anisha Sood, Chief Financial and Strategy Officer at First Choice Health, joined the podcast to discuss trends in benefits administration and the patient-physician relationship.
  • Alan Sager, Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management at Boston University School of Public Health

    Alan Sager, Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management at Boston University School of Public Health, shared his view of the current healthcare climate wand where insurers are headed in this episode.
  • Recap Episode with Laura Dyrda - January 7th, 2022

    In this wrap-up episode, Laura Dyrda, Editor in Chief at Becker's Healthcare and host of the Payer Issues Podcast, gives a brief overview of some news in the payer space, recaps some recent fascinating discussions she's had with guests on the podcast in the past week, and previews some exciting episodes coming soon.
  • Dr. Luke Hansen, Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare Medicare and Retirement Illinois

    Dr. Luke Hansen, Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare Medicare and Retirement Illinois, joined the podcast to talk about value-based care, risks and key partnerships for social determinants of health. *This was recorded on September 21st, 2021.
  • Steve Abramson, Senior Vice President and Chief Market and Payer Relations Officer at Southwestern Health Resources

    This episode features Steve Abramson, Senior Vice President and Chief Market and Payer Relations Officer at Southwestern Health Resources. Here, he joined the podcast to talk about evolving contract negotiations, the future of fee-for-service and how his team is strategizing for the future.For more episodes like this, tune in to Becker's payer Issues Podcast.
  • How a California Health Plan is Driving Clinical and Quality Outcomes Through Data Sharing and Incentives

    In this episode, we are joined by Nicole Sunder, Director Health Plan Solution Design, PointClickCare and Paul Stout, Program Manager HIE Quality Improvement, Health Services at L.A. Care Health Plan to discuss the meaning of quality, what information is necessary to share to drive outcomes, what Alternative Payment Models mean for the healthcare ecosystem and much more.This episode is sponsored by PointClickCare.
  • Dr. Paul Merrick, Co-Chairman and Chief Physician Executive of Duly Health

    Dr. Paul Merrick, Co-Chairman and Chief Physician Executive of Duly Health, joined the podcast to talk about the evolving role of independent physician groups, transition to value-based care and Duly's future growth.
  • Ngan MacDonald, Chief of Data Operations for the Institute of Augmented Intelligence

    Ngan MacDonald, Chief of Data Operations for the Institute of Augmented Intelligence, joined the podcast to talk about data transparency among insurers and future innovation.
  • Donald Sinko, Chief Integrity Officer at Cleveland Clinic

    Donald Sinko, Chief Integrity Officer at Cleveland Clinic, joined the podcast to discuss his role, organizational priorities and more.
  • Understanding the Nuances of the Transparency In Coverage Act

    The new Transparency in Coverage Rule (TiC) has wide ranging implications to the healthcare communications ecosystem. Zelis has been monitoring this healthcare legislation, strategizing with clients and partners, and advancing our product plans to new requirements. In this episode, we are joined by Leah Silver, Director of Business Solutions at Zelis, to discuss advanced EOBs, new ID card requirements, future planning to fortify member communications and more.This episode is sponsored by Zelis.
  • Dr. David Nill, Vice President and CMO of Cerner

    Dr. David Nill, Vice President and CMO of Cerner, joined the podcast to talk about how employer health plans are changing and exciting developments in managing chronic conditions.
  • Recap Episode with Laura Dyrda - December 17th, 2021

    In this wrap-up episode, Laura Dyrda, Editor in Chief at Becker's Healthcare and host of the Payer Issues Podcast, gives a brief overview of some news in the payer space, recaps some recent fascinating discussions she's had with guests on the podcast in the past week, and previews some exciting episodes coming soon.
  • Tim Maloney, Vice President of Payor Relations at UC Health in Cincinnati

    Tim Maloney, Vice President of Payor Relations at UC Health in Cincinnati, joined the podcast to talk about roadblocks in prior authorization and his evolving collaboration with payers.
  • How Payers can Support Care and Address Challenges

    In this episode, we are joined by Nicole Sunder, Director Health Plan Solution Design and Michael Keyes, VP Health Plan Business Development, at PointClickCare. They discuss why readmissions are top of mind, the healthcare industry's pain points, how to address provider and member engagement, and more. This podcast is sponsored by PointClickCare.
  • Dr. Talya Schwartz, President and CEO of MetroPlus Health

    Dr. Talya Schwartz, President and CEO of MetroPlus Health, joined the podcast to talk about population health, the COVID-19 vaccine and consumerism trends.

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