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Tara Johnson joins Centivo as General Counsel

Buffalo, NY, August 3, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around pre-eminent providers of value-based care, announced today the addition of Tara Johnson as General Counsel, a new position. In this role, Tara will lead the company’s legal function and advise on all legal matters in support of…

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Five Reasons Virtual Primary Care is Going Viral

Wayne Jenkins, MD August 1, 2022 The pandemic gave us more reasons, and more options, to see doctors online. In fact, in 34 percent of households in 2021, telehealth was the only option for seeing a provider. And much like the necessity of remote work proved its potential to employers, telemedicine took hold as a…

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Centivo names Jim Foreman Chairman of the Board of Directors

Buffalo, NY, July 27, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around leading providers of value-based care, announced today that Jim Foreman will now serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, a new position. In this capacity, Jim will lead all Centivo Board activities in close collaboration with…

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Morgan Health Announces New Investment in Centivo

Latest strategic investment designed to scale affordable, accountable care-centered benefit options in the self-funded employer market Washington, D.C., July 19, 2022 – Morgan Health, the JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) business unit focused on improving the quality, equity and affordability of employer-sponsored health care, announced a $30 million investment in Centivo, an innovative provider…

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Health Plans Designed with DEI in Mind: 4 Strategies for Offering a More Inclusive Benefit

Laurel Pickering May 12, 2022 Racial and ethnic disparities continue to defy what we expect from our healthcare system. Black and American Indian/Alaska Native people live fewer years, on average, than white people – and are dying from treatable conditions. Minority communities are at a higher risk for chronic, manageable health conditions like asthma, diabetes,…

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Medical debt reform is just one piece of a larger affordability puzzle

Ashok Subramanian April 14, 2022 By now I am sure you have seen the media coverage surrounding the White House initiative on medical debt reform, led by Vice President Kamala Harris. As with many executive branch initiatives, this program is really a call to several agencies and departments to act. One of the key departments…

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Marc Backon joins Centivo as Chief Operating Officer

Buffalo, NY, March 29, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around leading providers of value-based care, announced today the addition of Marc Backon as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position. As COO, Marc will have responsibility for commercial efforts as well as execution and delivery…

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Nearly 75% of employees will swap health insurance plan features for significant savings, Centivo survey reveals

Buffalo, NY, March 16, 2022 – A recent Centivo survey of employees with employer-sponsored health insurance demonstrated just how willing employees are to modify core plan features if these “tradeoffs” translate into better healthcare affordability. In fact, nearly three quarters (73%) of survey respondents say they would do so if they realized savings of 10-30%…

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Survey puts an end to the ‘no-tradeoffs’ myth about employer-sponsored health plans

Alan Cohen March 16, 2022 If you are a health benefits broker, you’ve heard this argument from the human resources professionals you serve. Employees with employer-sponsored health plans, they say, refuse to consider any plan that limits their choices. That to even suggest – or ask for – plans that limit options in the hopes…

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Data as currency in healthcare – there is a right and wrong way

Barbara Wachsman March 7, 2022 I am honored and excited to be the first ‘guest blogger’ for Centivo. As a longtime advisor to the senior leadership team at Centivo, I am energized by the mission and success of the company in restoring healthcare affordability and improving the delivery of healthcare for both employers and their…

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