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What They're Watching: Shawn West, Premera Blue Cross

Emily Boerger | Apr 22, 2019 | Washington

Discussing Premera's Acquisition of Soundpath Health's Medicare Advantage Contract

Emily Boerger | Sep 20, 2018 | Washington

Tracy Bos is the General Manager of Senior Markets at Premera Blue Cross. She recently sat down with State of Reform to discuss Premera's acquistion of Soundpath Health's Medicare Advantage program contract.

Executive Keynote: Forming New Partnerships & Affiliations in Healthcare Today

Emily Boerger | Jan 8, 2018 | Washington

Working with “unusual” suspects in health care today is increasingly becoming the norm. Finding new and innovative ways to collaborate in the interests of patients and financial sustainability takes an openness and collaborative approach that is new to the more traditional health care sector. Our afternoon keynote panel at the...[ Read More ]

Premera Blue Cross Adds New VPs

David Peters | Jun 13, 2014 | Washington

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA – In Premera Blue Cross’ continuing efforts to provide strategic direction to employers and advance groundbreaking work with healthcare providers, the company today announced that Bill Akers has been named the Vice President and General Manager of Premera’s Washington Group Market and Beth Johnson has been recruited...[ Read More ]

WAOIC: 17 Health Insurers Filed More than 230 Health Plans for 2015 – Average Proposed Rate Change 8 Percent

David Peters | May 13, 2014 | Washington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 13, 2014 Media contact: Public Affairs (360) 725-7055 Seventeen health insurers filed more than 230 health plans for 2015 – average proposed rate change 8 percent OLYMPIA, Wash. – Seventeen health insurers have filed more than 230 individual health plans for 2015 both inside and...[ Read More ]

Jeff Roe Appointed CEO of Premera, Gubby Barlow to Retire

| Mar 18, 2014 | Washington

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gubby Barlow to Retire, Jeff Roe Appointed CEO of Premera Effective October 1 Mountlake Terrace, WASHINGTON (March 18, 2014) - Premera Blue Cross today announced that Gubby Barlow will step down as Chief Executive Officer on September 30 of this year. Current President Jeff Roe...[ Read More ]

Backlash against Premera on lobbying | Health care leaders get new positions | Obama delays again

| Mar 11, 2014

The legislative session is set to conclude this Thursday, though today is the day the budget compromise should be agreed to in order to conclude on time.  But, on health care, it's been a relatively tame session. That's given us time to keep an eye on the media, on the...[ Read More ]