Navigation Links
WellPoint Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama
Date:11/5/2008

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. would like to applaud both presidential candidates and congratulate Senator Barack Obama, the next president of the United States, on his historic campaign and election win. This has certainly been a hard-fought battle between two remarkable senators, and the toughest of challenges are yet to come.

As the nation's largest health insurer, WellPoint appreciates that health care will be a top priority of the Obama administration. Improving health care quality, controlling health spending and building on the current private-public system are WellPoint priorities. By working together, we can reduce the number of uninsured and improve the quality and value of health care provided in the U.S. This can be achieved through an increased focus on the development of consensus-based quality measures and expanded use of quality-based payments; enhanced efforts to promote an advanced medical home model for the delivery of care; continued efforts to provide coordinated care and disease management; and expanding viable public and private coverage options and access.

WellPoint is proud to play a role in developing innovative programs, services and initiatives that are improving the lives of our members. WellPoint's e-prescribing initiatives are reducing medication errors, and by increasing access to electronic medical records, we are helping eliminate lapses in care for our members. These efforts are helping to reduce costs and make information available where and when needed. WellPoint looks forward to working with the Obama administration to expand these advancements to reach a greater population and ultimately change the way health care is delivered in the United States.

WellPoint and others in the health care industry have a vast array of experience in finding solutions to expand access, control costs, enhance quality and improve health care outcomes. The ability to call on the expertise of all stakeholders will be the key to positive change, and we stand ready to work with President-Elect Obama to advance health care for all Americans.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint, Inc. is the largest publicly traded commercial health benefits company in terms of membership in the United States. WellPoint, Inc. is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and serves its members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as Blue Cross Blue Shield in 10 New York City metropolitan counties and as Blue Cross, Blue Shield or Blue Cross Blue Shield in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at http://www.wellpoint.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. WellPoint Announces Appearances at Upcoming Conferences
2. WellPoint and M-Plan Enter Into Endorsement Agreement as M-Plan Announces Exit From the Commercial HMO Business in Indiana
3. WellPoint Announces Realignment of Core Businesses; Names New Executives
4. Wellpoint NextRx Receives TIPPS Certification from the HR Policy Association
5. WellPoint NextRx Receives National Leadership Award for Innovative Web Tool
6. WellPoint Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
7. WellPoint Taps Zagat Survey to Help Consumers Rate Experiences with Their Doctors
8. WellPoint Provides Support and Resources to Most Vulnerable California Residents
9. WellPoint Announces Appointment of John Cannon III as Executive Vice President & General Counsel
10. WellPoint Highlights 2007 Accomplishments and Strong 2008 Outlook at Annual Investor Meeting
11. WellPoint Announces Appointment of John Langenus as President of Anthem National Accounts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians ... to Health Care Quality and Management and Patient Safety. , It is with appreciation ... but also to the Health Care Quality and Patient Safety movements. Diplomates and Members ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... On 2 March 2017, ... US Special Operations Command’s Patriot Award. The award was presented by the USSOCOM ... Dagger Foundation for its significant and enduring support to the command. , ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... audit software solution, iCode Assurance, at HCCA’s 21st annual Compliance Institute on March ... the coding audit process for all medical chart types with a comprehensive set ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... “Wounded Woman Be Ye ... Be Ye Healed-Passing On A Legacy” is the creation of published author, Desiree M ... Comfortbearers grief ministry. She has been happily married to her husband, Paul, for ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... “A Respectful Response To ... Response To Atheist Manifesto” is the creation of published author Richard Hostetter, a ... sixty years. He holds graduate degrees from Kent State University and the University ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)...  Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLMD ... company focused on the development of a once-daily, ... or NASH, and other liver diseases, today reported ... ended December 31, 2016, and announced new and exciting ... potential direct effect on liver fibrosis. The data ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 ReNeuron ... its CTX cells in chronic stroke patients, despite not meeting ... primary outcome measure, the Action Research Arm Test (ARAT). As ... to a pivotal controlled clinical study in 2017. Beyond CTX, ... (RP) trial in 2017 and Phase I data from its ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... 23, 2017 ReportsnReports.com adds Global ... research report. The global vagus nerve stimulation market analyst ... focus toward minimally invasive VNS procedures. Few years ago, ... developed countries having high standards of healthcare infrastructure. ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: