WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) --- AIS, publisher of industry-leading newsletters Health Plan Week and Drug Benefit News is pleased to announce publication of AIS's Directory of Health Plans: 2008. This new edition contains every health plan and primary care preferred provider network operating in the U.S. as of year-end 2007.
The 2008 directory reflects the more than 12 mergers and acquisitions that were completed during 2007 -- across the health plan and PPO markets. These include: Molina Healthcare's acquisition of Mercy CarePlus; CareSource's acquisition of Community Choice Michigan; Aetna's acquisition of Schaller Anderson; PhyTrust of South Carolina's acquisition of Centene Corp.'s Total Carolina Care; and Viant's acquisition of Texas True Choice and ppoNext. For details, visit http://www.aishealth.com/Products/dhp.html.
THIS DIRECTORY IS USED BY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, HEALTH PLANS, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO:
-- Conduct accurate market share analysis
-- Find out who does what and who to contact at health care companies (more than 4,600 key executives)
-- Quickly look up any health plan or provider network ... their location ... and size
-- Get enrollment benchmarks for comparison to your own business
-- Identify potential business partners
-- Compare network access fees and identify PPO networks that provide the services you need
CD DATABASE VERSION OF DIRECTORY SERVES AS TOOL FOR MARKET RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
-- MCO and PPO network files in multiple file formats
-- Mailing lists complete with job function
-- On-screen field definitions, along with detailed table relationships
-- Health plans by state
-- Parent organizations with full listings for corporate headquarters executives ... and more.
For more information on AIS's Health Plan Directory: 2008, go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/dhp.html.
AIS develops highly targeted news, data and strategies for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. Visit http://www.AISHealth.com to learn about our free resources:
AIS's Health Business Daily -- http://www.aishealth.com/BusinessNews.html
Government News of the Week -- http://www.aishealth.com/GovernmentNews.html
Upcoming Health Business Meetings -- http://www.aishealth.com/conflist.html
Health Business Job Openings -- http://www.aishealth.com/HealthJobsList.html
AIS's Free Health Industry Reports -- http://www.aishealth.com/Products/freereports.html
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