Walgreens to allow direct medical billing for vaccinations through insurers; Centene deal to generate $120 million a year;

> Walgreens' Take Care Clinics will allow direct medical billing for vaccinations through several insurance providers, including UnitedHealthcare and Cigna, Reuters reports. Article

>  In its latest deal, Centene announced its Florida subsidiary, Sunshine State Health Plan, would acquire Citrus Health Care's Medicaid and long-term care diversion assets, a business that provides assisted living care under Medicaid and is a new product line for Centene, St. Louis Business Journal reports. The deal is expected to generate $120 million to $130 million in revenue a year. Article

> Humana Inc. last week appointed long-standing CEO Michael B. McCallister as chairman, succeeding David A. Jones Jr. who resigned from the post but will stay on the board, Associated Press reports. Article

> Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts named Executive Vice President Andrew Dreyfus as the company's new president and chief executive officer, the Boston Herald reports. Dreyfus will succeed Bill Van Faasen who served as an unpaid interim president and CEO since March 16. Article
> Health insurer Molina Healthcare Inc. said Wednesday that Lynn Allen has been promoted to president of its health plan subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. Article

And finally … Cornbread will never taste the same. Article