MVP, Vermont Managed Care collaborate on ‘Vermont First’

first_imgMVP Health Care,MVP Health Care and Vermont Managed Care have entered into an innovative partnership to provide Vermont residents with “Vermont First,” a unique approach to deliver high quality care through a Vermont focused network of providers.Under the partnership, Vermont Managed Care (VMC) and its network of high-quality health care providers have more control, share more data and partner with a prominent regional insurer, MVP Health Care.”Vermont First represents the future of health care through an innovative partnership that aligns the interests of MVP Health Care with providers for the benefit of Vermont’s consumers,” said David Henderson, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of MVP Health Care. “Only through such ‘win-win’ relationships will we rise to the challenge of true health care reform that lowers cost and enhances quality.””By combining MVP’s emphasis on wellness and our focus on high quality care, we have put together a program which will offer our patients the best of all worlds,” said Todd Moore, president, Vermont Managed Care. “Most importantly, our patients will get great care at great prices in Vermont.”Bill Little, MVP’s Vermont Vice President, added that his company worked closely with Vermont Managed Care to develop the range of choices, which include four distinct plans that include an HMO-style plan, two high deductible options and a hybrid choice.”To offer Vermont residents and employers competitive pricing, we developed a partnership that includes robust care coordination by VMC with an eye toward leveraging local health care resources which in turn helps control costs,” Little said.Moore, of Vermont Managed Care, added: “The most important attributes of Vermont First are simply that members will get access to care supported by a network of providers willing to be more accountable and coordinated in service to plan members throughout the state at a competitive price. It’s really the best of all worlds.”About MVP Health CareFounded in 1983, MVP Health Care is a community-focused, not-for-profit health insurer serving members in the states of New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. Through its operating subsidiaries, MVP Health Care provides fully insured and self-funded employer health benefits plans, dental insurance, and ancillary products, such as flexible-spending accounts, to more than 700,000 subscribers. For more information, visit: www.mvphealthcare.com(link is external).About Vermont Managed CareVermont Managed Care (VMC) was founded in 1991 as a Physician Hospital Organization. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fletcher Allen, it currently coordinates the delivery of health care services for a population served by a network of more than over 2,700 primary and specialty care providers and 10 hospitals in Vermont and New Hampshire. The VMC Network conducts its own care management, enabling the physician-run network to make day-to-day health care decisions for its patients, rather than a distant third party claims manager. BURLINGTON, VT–(Marketwire – November 22, 2011) –last_img read more

Lamberies scores second Shawano win

first_imgLucas Lamberies was the Saturday Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod feature winner at Shawano Speedway. (Photo by A and H Photo)By Scott OwenSHAWANO, Wis. (May 27) – Lucas Lamberies landed his second Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod victory of the season at Shawano Speedway Saturday night.Kelsy Hayes snagged the lead on the opening lap and was challenged early by Jeff Schmuhl be­fore the 10th starting Lamberies raced his way to second near midway.After a lap 12 restart, Lamberies got to the outside of Hayes and the pair ran side-by-side for a lap before Lamberies secured the top spot.  Lamberies went on to win and Hayes finished second fol­lowed by Jordan Barkholtz, Schmuhl and Jordan Bartz.In IMCA Modified action it was the “O” show for the second week in a row as Matt Oreskovich led all 20 laps of the feature for his second consecutive win.Travis Van Straten pulled away over the closing laps to win the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature.last_img read more

Storify: Syracuse community reacts to the return of No. 44

first_img Published on May 19, 2015 at 5:02 pm Contact Sam: sjfortie@syr.edu | @Sam4TR The No. 44 has been restored, returning after Syracuse University retired it nearly 10 years ago.The comeback of the legendary number – worn by SU greats such as Ernie Davis, Jim Brown and Floyd Little – drew mixed reactions from the SU community on social media.[<a href=”//storify.com/dailyorange/social-media-reactions” target=”_blank”>View the story “Social media reactions” on Storify</a>] Comments Daily Orange File Photocenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Kotoko host Sundowns on Sunday

first_imgKumasi Asante Kotoko will on Sunday host South African Premier League side, Mamelodi Sundowns at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.Sundowns are in Ghana on a training tour which has already seen them play Hearts of Oak in a game that ended 1-1 at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium on Wednesday.Days before that game, players and officials of the respected South African side were spotted at the stadium during the MTN FA Cup final between Kotoko and Medeama.They are expected in Kumasi this weekend to also test their strength against the Porcupine Warriors who have had a busy season, competing in three competitions.Although a non-competitive game, the clash promises to be exciting as it will be the first time in a little over a decade since Kotoko played a PSL team from the rainbow nation. The last time was in 2002 when the fabulous club eliminated Santos FC in the CAF Cup Winners Cup.Kotoko drew 3-3 away and beat Santos 1-0 at home courtesy a late minute strike by Joe Louislast_img read more