August 11, 2015
UnitedHealthcare has added new access options to its Health4Me app for Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries in 17 states.
Health4Me, which first launched three years ago for members of employee-sponsored health plans, helps users navigate their health plan. The app offers several features that help users find physicians or pharmacies nearby, check the status of a claim, manage prescriptions, or...
July 14, 2015
Philadelphia-based Picwell, which helps consumers choose a health plan, has raised $4 million in a round led by MassMutual Ventures, which is the corporate venture capital arm of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Other investors in the round include Tenent Healthcare CEO Trevor Fetter, Amedisys CEO Paul Kusserow, and Bruce Perkins, former president of health and well-being services for...
March 9, 2015
A J.D. Power survey on health plan satisfaction finds that mobile apps are a significant role player in helping health plans increase their member satisfaction, which overall has gone up since last year.
The survey was given to more than 30,000 people spread out across 134 health plans across the United States. They calculated satisfaction on a 1,000 point scale, taking into account coverage and...