Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:21 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—State budget legislation in California, which was recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will restore some vision care benefits to the state’s Medi-Cal program.
Friday, June 23, 2017 12:24 AM
DALLAS—United Vision Partners (UVP), a leading network of comprehensive eyecare providers and a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners
has announced that health care industry executive Sami Abbasi has joined as CEO and president.
Friday, June 16, 2017 12:30 AM
PHILADELPHIA— Alan Frank,
OD, a Pennsylvania independent optometrist has filed a class action complaint “on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated” against Davis Vision Inc.,
/ HVHC Inc.
and their parent company Highmark Health
in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia.
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—In an effort to preserve coverage for comprehensive eye exams for children, 101 industry organizations spearheaded by Prevent Blindness
last week sent to U.S. Senate leaders a letter that outlined the importance of retaining the “essential health benefits” (EHB) definition in any effort the Senate undertakes to draft new health care legislation.
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.