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The top 10 health plans were announced by U.S. News & World Report and the NCQA. The report identified the top commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid plans. Coming in at number 1 again this year among commercial plans was Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of Maine and Massachusetts, with Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England, Grand Valley Health Plan, and Geisinger Health Plan rounding out the top five. . . . Pricewaterhouse-Coopers projects that President-elect Obama’s proposed reform of the U.S. health system would cost the federal government $75 billion in 2009 dollars, the equivalent of $2,500 per newly insured person. The research is presented in “Healthcare Policy in an Obama Administration: Delivering on the Promise of Universal Coverage.”. . . Two Kaiser Permanente plans received four-star ratings, the highest rating possible, from the California Office of the Patient Advocate. The score card rates the state’s largest HMOs based on   measures for  nine health conditions including asthma, back pain, diabetes, and heart care.

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HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

Apply via email to jfedder1@hfhs.org or online at http://p.rfer.us/HENRYFORDlXqAJA

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