CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has made a strategic investment in Healthways

October 2013 – England & Company served as the financial advisor to CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (“CareFirst”) in its investment in Healthways, Inc (NASDAQ: HWAY). CareFirst has made a strategic investment of $20 million in Healthways as part of an expanding commitment to the commercial partnership between the two firms. The services and technology delivered by Healthways are an integral part of the CareFirst network-wide Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program. CareFirst’s PCMH program provides primary care physicians comprehensive incentives and tools to provide higher quality, lower cost care to over one million CareFirst members with an emphasis on coordinated care for patients with multiple chronic conditions. In addition, Healthways makes Disease Management services available to CareFirst members.