• By Kelley Luckstein

Collaboration with Columbia Benefits and CBx offering employer self-funded health plans

August 5, 2015

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health Solutions today announced a collaboration with Columbia Benefits of Boise, Idaho, for the marketing of specified health plan management activities on CBx, a national private exchange platform.young African American couple conversing with physician, fertility

Mayo Clinic Health Solutions will offer third-party administrative services for self-funded health plans to employers through the CBx exchange. Mayo Clinic Health Solutions will be offering the CIGNA national PPO network. This CBx offering will be available in Idaho, Washington, Florida, Texas and Arizona for effective dates beginning Jan. 1, 2016. Columbia Benefits CBx will also make Mayo Clinic’s pFamilia que prepara la comidaopulation health and wellness tools available to all members on the exchange. This will include Mayo Clinic Healthy Living online, Ask Mayo Clinic nurse telephone line and Ask Mayo Clinic online.

MEDIA CONTACT: Kelley Luckstein or Brian Kilen, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, newsbureau@mayo.edu

Additional collaboration between Mayo Clinic Health Solutions and Columbia Benefits will include providing third-party administrative services for self-funded plans to local employers. Local value-based networks in Idaho and contiguous states will be established to provide a community care collaboration between local health providers and Mayo Clinic Health Solutions. Self-funded employer health plans will be available with effective dates beginning Jan. 1, 2016.

For more information, visit Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions.

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