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Healthy Hacks Adds Flavor to Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Priority Partners' Healthy Hacks showcased a popular healthy cooking demo at the Kunte Kinte Heritage Festival on Oct. 28 in Annapolis. Despite rescheduling due to bad weather, the festival drew hundreds of visitors and families, enjoying music, food and culture.

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Dr. Everett and Chef Giacomo at Priority Partners Table at the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Johns Hopkins Health Plans Expands to Virginia

On October 1, 2023, Johns Hopkins Health Plans introduced Johns Hopkins Advantage MD Select (HMO), a new Medicare Advantage plan, to Medicare-beneficiaries in Arlington County, City of Fairfax and City of Falls Church in Virgina.

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Shelly LaPrince Earns 2023 MLK Jr. Service Award

Shelly LaPrince, Director of Healthcare Economics for Johns Hopkins Health Plans, has been named an honored recipient of the 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service.

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Supporting the Maryland Latinos Population

In this conversation with Dr. Gabriela Lemus, executive director of Maryland Latinos Unidos, we learn more about the organization and how this grant will allow them to expand its support for the immigrants it serves.

Fostering a Strong Provider Network

Janice Henry leads the partnership between JHHC and its provider network. As a provider-sponsored health plan, the element of collaboration is more entrenched at JHHC.

Social Determinants of Health

Kathy Pettway, senior director, and Dr. Nina Everett, chief medical officer, from Priority Partners explain the clinical impacts of these life challenges and the work Priority Partners is doing to support its health plan members.

Pursuing Quality and Integrated Care

As Chief Medical Officer for Johns Hopkins Health Plans, Dr. Marketa Wills is at the intersection of payer-provider collaboration. In this episode of the Health Care Collaborations podcast, she discusses her clinical psychiatry background and how that influences her work on the health care management side

Aligning Payer and Provider

JHHC’s SVP and CFO Daniel Chojnowski discusses the evolving role of Finance as a strategic partner for organizations and how their expertise can create better alignment between health care payers and providers.

Priority Partners Cupboards Project

Priority Partners is taking on food insecurity in Maryland with the help of two HGTV hosts. Matt Muenster joined the Health Care Collaborations podcast to discuss the Priority Partners Cupboards project that he and fellow HGTV host Chris Grundy are backing.

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