Several insurancecompanies disclosed new products and coverage enhancements in recent days.
Blue CrossBlue Shield of Arizona Inc. teamed up with McKesson Business Performance Services toform a national value-based services organization, ACO Partner, that willsupport collaboration between payers and providers while enabling ongoingpatient engagement. McKesson Corp. is a health care services and informationtechnology company.
The respective medical policies of Blue Cross Blue Shield ofArkansas and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee reimbursement forchromosomal microarray analysis of fetal tissue for the evaluation of recurrentpregnancy loss.
Pennsylvania's Department of Human Services to contract withAmeriHealth Caritas to provide Medical Assistance managed care and services inall 67 Pennsylvania counties under the department's HealthChoices program. Thenew contract will begin Jan. 1, 2017. AmeriHealth Caritas is part of theIndependence Health Group Inc.in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Colonial Life& Accident Insurance Co. created Individual Medical Bridge, a hospitalconfinement indemnity insurance plan that helps workers and their families payexpenses not covered by major medical coverage, including deductibles,co-payments, coinsurance and other out-of-pocket medical and nonmedical costs.Colonial Life is a unit of UnumGroup.
Chubb Ltd.'senvironmental products distribution network expanded to 48 branch offices premises pollution liabilityand other environmental insurance coverages and risk management solutions.
Mercury Insurance madeavailableride-hailing insurance to cover transportation network company drivers inOklahoma andIllinois.
Ironshore Pembroke Managing Agency Ltd. its product contaminationrecall insurance, focusing on risk exposure within the food and beverageindustries. Coverage can be underwritten at pricing minimums of $10,000 per $1million of coverage, with policy limits available of up to $15 million.
BoilerInspection and Insurance Co. of Canada, part of , TechAdvantage, a standardequipment breakdown policy covering undetectable physical damage tomicroelectronics.
Willis Programs collaboratedwith the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, an industryassociation for unmanned systems, to develop DroneGuard, an insurance programfor the association's members. Willis Programs is a unit of .