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Point32Health Selects UnitedHealthcare as its National Network – What This Means to Tufts Health Plan and HPHC Members
Nov 10

Point32Health, the combined Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care organization, selected UnitedHealthcare as its national network provider effective January 1, 2024. UnitedHealthcare is already the national provider for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care members, so there are no changes for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care members as the result of this announcement. Until 2024, Tufts Health Plan members will continue to use the nationwide Cigna network. 

Tufts Health Plan and HPHC members residing in New England access the plans’ networks of nearly 100K healthcare providers and all New England hospitals. For PPO members, the national carrier complements these networks outside of the service area. When visiting a doctor or hospital, the employee shows their edHEALTH health carrier ID card, which gives the provider the information they need for billing the plan administrator.

edHEALTH Adds Three Board Members Brandeis University, College of the Holy Cross, and Wellesley College Represented

Mar 22
Photo of 3 new board members: Marymichele Delaney, Melissa Fletcher  and Sam Solomon

(March 22, 2022) - edHEALTH announced today three new members were elected to the edHEALTH LLC Board of Managers and the edHEALTH Insurance Exchange (edHEALT...

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Unstoppable Healthcare Cost Pac-Man Gobbling Up Valuable Resources - Discover 3 cutting-edge risk management levers to unlock savings

Dec 16
Unstoppable Healthcare Cost Pac-Man Gobbling Up Valuable Resources - Discover 3 cutting-edge risk management levers to unlock savings

BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | December 16, 2021Unstoppable healthcare costs are eating up resources that companies and governments could better use to advance other i...

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What is Advanced Primary Care and why is it an Important Healthcare Policy

Dec 31
Principles of Primary Care graphic by Primary Care Collaborative.

BY CYNTHIA MCGRATH | November 15, 2021Primary care practices, which are crucial in providing coordinated, efficient, and high-value care, were severely impac...

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Read our October Update with Guest Post about the Cost of Musculoskeletal Conditions, Shareable Content for Employees, and More

Oct 31
Read our October Update with Guest Post about the Cost of Musculoskeletal Conditions, Shareable Content for Employees, and More

Inside our October 2022 newsletter, you'll read about:Our November 2 virtual and free Thought Leadership Series with Human Resources leader Megan NailThe Cos...

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edHEALTH President and CEO featured in Global Captive Podcast

Sep 6
GCP image for interview about edHEALTH

Hear from edHEALTH President and CEO Tracy Hassett as she was interviewed with Spring Consulting’s Managing Partner Karin Landry in a recent GCP Short. In th...

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More on the Rx Front: The slow emergence in the U.S. of biosimilars for curbing specialty costs

Apr 27
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Last month we highlighted how both cost and utilization are increasing when it comes to prescription drugs. Much of the increase is due to the rise in specia...

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Planning for Your 2023 Annual Open Enrollment: 4 Strategies to Consider for Greater Success

Sep 26
3 women talking at conference table (photo by Photo by Yan Krukov)

Photo by Yan KrukovSince the pandemic, most employers have seen significant shifts in how to manage open enrollment periods. From big fairs onsite to virtual...

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On the Rx Front: More breakthroughs, continued increases in prices Understanding the big picture, and how we all play a role in trying to control costs.

Mar 29
image of woman with her 7-day pill box.

Healthcare experts, employers, and consumers alike recognize the significance prescription drugs have in today’s world. Thanks to clinical innovations in the...

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Annual edHEALTH President Letter for Member-Owners

Jan 25
look back at 2021 and look ahead to 2022

Dear Colleagues,Strength.  Resilience.  Support.  Collaboration.  Opportunity.  Hope.  Trust.  These are just a few of the words that come to my mind as we l...

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Read our latest newsletter - featuring why prescription costs are on the rise and much more

Mar 30
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Learn about:The big picture when it comes to medication breakthroughs, their costs, and how we all play a role in trying to control costsedHEALTH's 3 new boa...

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edHEALTH talks healthcare trends in the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts member newsletter

Apr 7
trend data report

The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICU MASS) offered edHEALTH the opportunity to discuss one of the biggest trends f...

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Tracy Hassett Selected Vice Chair of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association

Dec 15
Captive Insurance

Educators Health Exchange President, Tracy Hassett, was selected Vice Chair by the Board of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA). VCIA is the lar...

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Resources for Protecting against the Flu Season, Answers to Commonly Asked edHEALTH Finance Questions and More in our November Newsletter

Dec 2
Resources for Protecting against the Flu Season, Answers to Commonly Asked edHEALTH Finance Questions and More in our November Newsletter

Check out edHEALTH's November 2022 newsletter, which features:What you can do to inform and support employees about flu seasonAnswers to commonly asked quest...

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What are Biosimilars? Learn more about this emerging Rx trend and more in edHEALTH's April newsletter.

May 3
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Read about: The emergence of biosimilars for curbing specialty costsGearing up for edHEALTH's 5th annual Walking ChallengeNews and tips for spring health and...

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Understanding the value and costs of cell and gene therapy

Jun 30
Photo by National Cancer Institute

Understanding the value and costs of cell and gene therapyInnovation in health care is constant and is marked often by significant breakthrough treatments an...

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Supporting mental health awareness in the workplace should be year-round: Tips to help employers and more in our May newsletter

May 31
Mental health matters (image of ipad)

In our most recent newsletter, you'll learn:Why workplaces should support employees with mental health awareness year-roundHow telehealth continues to be an ...

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edHEALTH Adds Three Board Members: Bentley University, Emerson College, KIPP Massachusetts Charter represented

Dec 12
3 New edHEALTH Board Members 12-22

(December 12, 2022) - edHEALTH announced today three new members were elected to the Educators Health LLC Board of Managers and the Educators Health Insuranc...

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Discover summer safety tips to share, the value and cost of cell and gene therapy, and edHEALTH annual meeting news

Jun 30
cell and gene theapy

In our summer newsletter, you'll findAn overview of the value and cost of cell and gene therapyShare-it downloads for promoting summer safety among employees...

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Happy New Year Message from edHEALTH's President and CEO Tracy Hassett

Jan 10
edHEALTH President and CEO Tracy Hassett headshot 2022

Dear Colleagues,"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."These words, attributed to Henry Ford, founder of...

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What do consumers think about their employer-provided health coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Jul 28
Doctor with phone for telehealth call

It’s a question that America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) asked in a recent survey that the Locust Street Group completed on behalf of AHIP Coverage@Work....

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Share-it Employee Engagement Communications

Sep 22
edHEALTH employee engagement share-it communications

edHEALTH provides share-it employee engagement communications to help member school employees navigate and maximize their healthcare benefits. Check out thes...

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edHEALTH President & CEO Talks Advanced Medical Stop Loss at VCIA on August 11, 2022

Aug 9
Tracy Hassett speaks at VCIA on 8-11-22

Want to learn more about Captive Insurance? Join edHEALTH's President & CEO, Tracy Hassett, along with other industry leaders, talks about medical stop l...

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Sign up for our free Thought Leadership Series on November 2, read tips for a successful open enrollment and more

Oct 17
Megan Nail - thought leadership webinar on 11/2/22

In our September newsletter, you'll discover:How to sign up for our free virtual Thought Leadership Series on November 2 with industry leader Megan Nail4 str...

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Join us on Monday, May 9th at 10 AM for our Virtual Thought Leadership Series: Wellness Programs - Perception vs. Reality - featuring Leena Johns, MD

Apr 6
Join us on Monday, May 9th at 10 AM for our Virtual Thought Leadership Series: Wellness Programs - Perception vs. Reality - featuring Leena Johns, MD

Now more than ever. employers need to look at reality over perception and understand the true data of their employees and covered family members’ healthcare ...

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Tracy Hassett, edHEALTH's President and CEO elected as the new Board Chair

Oct 27
Tracy Hassett edHEALTH President & CEO

Great news for the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), as they've selected edHEALTH President & CEO to be their new Board Chair. The VCIA, one ...

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Rising Costs of Rx: 3 Ways to Maximize Savings Opportunities with Employees plus HR's FAQ about edHEALTH

Jan 30
pharmacist behind the counter

What you'll read about in edHEALTH's January 2023 newsletter:Rising costs of Rx: 3 ways to maximize savings opportunities with your employeesAnswers to commo...

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