Life and health
Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans Inc. company, entered into a value-based agreement with Equality Health LLC, an Arizona-based integrated delivery system, to expand the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state's Medicaid program.
Symbility Solutions Inc. unit Symbility Health Inc. and Empire Life Insurance Co. launched a pilot program, with a select group of Symbility's third-party administrator partners, to provide a fully insured drug product through Empire Life.
CNA Financial Corp. and Aon Affinity announced the availability of improved professional insurance solutions for dentists and dental practices nationally, offered through the Aon Affinity Dentist's Advantage program. Aon Affinity is a trade name for Affinity Insurance Services Inc.
Renew Recovery, a network of substance abuse treatment facilities, signed a contract with Humana Inc. that provides in-network access for Humana employer plan members at the former's facilities in Kentucky's Louisville, Georgetown and London locations.
Elkhart Clinic will join Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana's Medicare Advantage health maintenance organization and dual special needs program networks, effective Dec. 11. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Insurance Cos. Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Property and casualty
Argo Insurance, a member of Argo Group International Holdings Ltd., partnered with Front Line Safety to offer its new and existing restaurant and grocery store policyholders reduced prices on safety products. Front Line Safety is a provider of safety products and personal protective equipment with a special focus on the grocery and restaurant industries.
Prospect General Insurance Agency announced the launch of Flood Guard, an admitted residential flood insurance product, in Oregon. Written through Palomar Specialty Insurance Co., Flood Guard provides residential flood coverage and is an alternative to the National Flood Insurance Program. Flood Guard is also available in California, Arizona, and Utah and will continue to expand into additional states through 2018.
Kingstone Cos. Inc. unit Kingstone Insurance Co. launched a new homeowner product in Rhode Island.
CUNA Mutual Group launched a new insurance program, Renter SafetyNet, in Wisconsin. The program gives landlords a lump sum payment to cover a tenant's rent after a layoff, illness or injury. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Co.