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CEO Abner Mason Argues For Texting As Health Equity In Payers &...
August 03, 2021
People's preferred method of communication is via text message. In this Payers & Providers op-ed, Abner Mason, Founder and CEO of ConsejosSano, points out how health plans are missing out on opportunities to engage underserved communities that have suffered from health inequities for far too long.

45th Anniversary Edition of Modern Healthcare Features CEO Abner Mason
August 02, 2021
"One of the key needs is to build trust, and that’s going to require treating the patient better,” says Abner Mason, Founder and CEO of ConsejoSano. “If you have a healthcare system that can’t do a good job in serving what is becoming the majority of patients—that’s a problem that we have to address." Read more in this special 45th Anniversary edition of Modern Healthcare.

SVP Gary Rosenfield Comments On State Efforts to Control Insulin Pr...
July 30, 2021
“The high prices that cause people to ration leads to higher plan costs if members don’t take their insulin — e.g., avoidable emergency department visits and inpatient admissions, not to mention the poorer health outcomes in our communities of color,” says Gary Rosenfield, SVP of ConsejoSano, in AIS Health.

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CEO Abner Mason Shares Five Lessons for Building a More Equitable P...
July 05, 2021
The pandemic has taught us how to build a stronger, more equitable healthcare system. In this OliverWyman op-ed, Abner Mason, Founder and CEO of ConsejoSano, suggests that leaders from health plans and health systems take a page out of this playbook to make sure we all learn from past mistakes.

CEO Abner Mason joins board of California Black Health Network
July 01, 2021
"As the only Black-led, state-wide organization dedicated to advancing health equity for all Black Californians, we are privileged to have Abner's help in guiding our outreach, education, and advocacy efforts," said CBHN Board Chair Brenda Shipp. "I look forward to his contributions as he and his fellow board members strive for a California where every member of the Black community can live a long and healthy life, free from violence, racism, and health inequities."

Praise, criticism: Biden Administration repeals Medicaid work requi...
June 29, 2021
"It's targeting people who don't necessarily have voices, and it's taking the wrong approach ... The whole notion that someone is sitting around saying, 'I want to be on Medicaid so I'm not going to work' is, in my opinion, a ridiculous thing. Statistics show that people who aren't aged, blind, or disabled -- the vast majority of them are working." - ConsejoSano's SVP, Strategy, Gary Rosenfield

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Infographic: Advancing Healthcare From 4 Key Perspectives (HIMSS)
June 28, 2021
“Value-based care is better at predicting how people behave, and that’s where AI and machine learning can be powerful tools,” says Abner Mason, Founder and CEO of ConsejoSano, and HIMSS Global Health Equity Network member. “They can also help payers craft contracts that make sense for their organization, but also for the provider partners.” Read more about the opportunity health plans have to lead healthcare innovation, and the barriers they often must overcome to do so.

HCBiz podcast by Glide Health IT
Podcast with CEO Abner Mason on Customizing Engagement to Match the...
June 28, 2021
When helping payers and providers get their patients into clinics and closing gaps in care, it starts with “creating content based on culture; based on deeper factors than language,” says Abner Mason, Founder and CEO of ConsejoSano, in this "HCBiz Show!" podcast by Glide Health IT.

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SVP Gary Rosenfield discusses MCO/Provider collaboration how care f...
June 25, 2021
“As you move to managed care, you start controlling the cost better, because it becomes more predictable. You could forecast, to some extent, how many lives are going to be covered,” explains Gary Rosenfield, a senior vice president at ConsejoSano. More in AIS Health.

ConsejoSano, Priority Health Plan Partner With Aunt Bertha and Soci...
June 23, 2021
“As we work to improve health equity, we’re thrilled to partner with Priority Health on their SDOH program. I believe the outcome of this partnership with Aunt Bertha, Socially Determined, and Priority Health will become the gold standard of member experience and support.” -Abner Mason CEO, ConsejoSano