Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Davis Vision has closed its Plainview, Long Island laboratory, VMail
has learned. The 30-year-old lab’s closure was communicated to employees on Monday.
Friday, April 28, 2017 12:27 AM
SAN DIEGO—The program agenda was “Future Focused” as executives of the country’s largest managed vision care plans and insurers, joined by allied members and some major optical retailers, came together here for two days at the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) annual Vision Health Summit.
Friday, April 28, 2017 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON—Eye physicians and surgeons representing the American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO) met with members of Congress this week to discuss many of the primary issues they believe are affecting medical and surgical eyecare.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:18 AM
SAN DIEGO—Vision benefits are a key component of an employer’s overall health benefit package for employees and just by offering vision coverage it could set companies apart and increase employee satisfaction, according to the findings of a new survey.
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:27 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Steve Wright, most recently president of VSP Global’s
Omni-Channel Solutions business, has retired. Wright’s retirement was announced internally last week and is effective immediately.
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:24 AM
is partnering with ZirMed, Inc.
a leader in cloud-based claim management solutions, for ZirMed’s insurance clearinghouse platform.
Monday, March 20, 2017 12:24 AM
TAMPA, Fla.—Premier Eye Care
, a leader in providing innovative and affordable solutions for managed medical and routine eyecare, has named Jeff Nowak as chief solutions officer. Nowak is an experienced leader in health care operations, process improvement and technology, according to a Premier Eye Care statement.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Valentine’s Day was not so sweet for the four leading U.S. health plans. The sweeping consolidation of U.S. health plans will not come to fruition, at least in the combos of Aetna/Humana and Cigna/Anthem.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The health insurance companies Aetna
have been blocked in their attempt to merge their businesses by a federal judge, who issued a 158-page opinion preempting the deal.
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:18 AM
COSTA MESA, Calif.—CareCredit
, which offers a flexible payment option for at more than 200,000 locations across the U.S., is marking its 30th anniversary this year.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:18 AM
(NYSE:UNM), a leader in employee benefits, earlier this week said it is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Vision and Unum Dental, a move that was planned as a follow-up to its April 2016 acquisition of the parent company of Starmount Life Insurance Company
and Always Care Benefits, an independent vision and dental benefits provider.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—VSP Global’s
board chair, Dan Mannen, OD, FAAO and VSP Vision Care
president Kate Renwick-Espinosa are the guests on the Dec. 7 episode of “Power Hour,” the weekly broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:18 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—The startup company Sightbox
, which offers a membership-based supply service for contact lens wearers, has raised $1.8 million in a seed-round of funding.