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Independence Blue Cross experts join thought leaders from across the insurance industry to speak at 2024 AHIP conference

Independence Blue Cross (IBX) Senior Vice President of Government Markets, Kortney Cruz, and Medical Director – Clinical Care Transformation, Dr. Luz Ramos, spoke on panels at the recent AHIP 2024 conference in Las Vegas. They were joined by leaders from across the insurance industry.

Cruz participated in the “Addressing the Functional Needs of Aging Populations” panel with colleagues from Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan and AHIP. They talked about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) effort to prioritize health equity and encourage health insurers to do more to equitably improve health outcomes. The panelist shared initiatives they have underway to improve health equity for seniors.

The conference also included Dr. Ramos who took part in the “Driving Progress in Value-Based Specialty Care” panel. She spoke on the strategies to define quality metrics to optimize outcomes in specialty value-based care while increasing patient satisfaction. Joining her on the panel were experts from Thyme Care, Capital Blue Cross, and AHIP.

The AHIP conference brought together health insurance leaders who are eager to improve the industry. IBX leaders continue to lead the charge in transforming health care for all.


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