UnitedHealth launches mobile app for Medicare members; Aetna, Emory Healthcare partner to form new ACO;

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> Tufts Health Plan is teaming up with Rhode Island's largest health system, Lifespan, to offer a first-of-its-kind tiered network. Lifespan Premier Choice classifies all providers in the health system as tier one, or the lowest-priced tier, due to their high quality and cost efficiency. Announcement

> UnitedHealthcare launched a new mobile app that lets Medicare plan members access their plan information anytime, anywhere. Those enrolled in an AARP Medicare Supplement Plan can now review benefits of their current and past plans, track when and how claims were processed and contact a customer service representative. Announcement

> Aetna and Emory Healthcare announced a new accountable care organization that give Aetna members who receive care from Emory's network of physicians and facilities access to more coordinated care, particularly for those with chronic or complex conditions. The two have worked together on a patient-centered medical home arrangement since 2011. Announcement

Healthcare Provider News

> While the healthcare industry's supply of well-paying jobs makes it key to improving racial economic equality in the United States, the stubborn lack of diversity in upper management indicates significant room for improvement, according to a new report from the NAACP. Article

> The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated its guidance to protect healthcare workers from workplace violence. Article

And finally … These kids really weren't into the Easter bunny this year. Article