WellPoint eliminates 100+ jobs; Harvard offers plans outside of New England;

> WellPoint is eliminating 112 jobs in Indianapolis after its subsidiary National Government Services, which processes claims for Medicare and Medicaid, lost a government servicing contract. The affected positions include appeals representatives, claims processors, enrollment representatives and refund investigators, reported the Indianapolis Business Journal. Article

> UnitedHealthcare has hired about 125 employees for its new Miami call center, which provides customer service support to members, Community Newspapers reported. Article

> Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, in partnership with United HealthCare Services, is expanding its coverage to employers with offices outside Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine, reported The Boston Globe. The new program, called Access America, allows multi-state businesses based in the New England to offer their employees across the country the same Harvard Pilgrim insurance products that employees in their home offices receive. Article

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