Health Insurance All the latest public and private health insurance news, including coverage changes, policy decisions and health care reforms. This category also contains releases regarding health insurance company structure and performance, including board appointments, stock and shareholder information, quarterly reports, mergers and acquisitions. Also included are stories about recent studies, market trends, and consumer choices.

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Feb 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Secretary Price Urged to Delay Enforcement Of Short Term Insurance Regulation

Early this week Communicating for America (CA) sent Tom Price, the newly named Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, a clear...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare Partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters to Support "Bigs in Blue"

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today that the WellCare Community Foundation has committed up to $250,000 annually to support Big...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:30 ET CHRISTUS Health Signs With Koan Health for Accountable Care Analytics

CHRISTUS Health - an international Catholic not-for-profit health system based in Dallas—has hired Koan Health to provide comprehensive healthcare...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:00 ET Aflac Takes 3 Bulldog Awards for Corporate Social Responsibility

Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced today that the company has taken home three coveted...


Feb 15, 2017, 06:00 ET Symbility Solutions Announces Contract renewal from AXA Konzern AG

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Symbility Solutions Inc. ("Symbility" or the "Company") (TSX.V: SY), a global software company focused on...


Feb 14, 2017, 16:40 ET New Aflac Choice Hospital Insurance Policy Offers First-to-Market Initial Assistance Benefit Option

Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, is making it even easier for customers to access much-needed...


Feb 14, 2017, 15:58 ET Anthem Consumers in California Discover Health Plans No Longer Provide Out-of-Network Coverage After End of 2017 Enrollment Period, says Consumer Watchdog

Consumers are just beginning to discover that Anthem eliminated coverage for out-of-network doctors now that the Affordable Care Act "Open...


Feb 14, 2017, 14:16 ET Nursing Organizations Urge President Trump, Congress to Make High-Quality, Affordable Health Care Access a Top Reform Priority

America's leading nursing organizations and the over 3.5 million nurses they represent, today called on the Trump Administration and Congress to...


Feb 14, 2017, 12:08 ET Actuaries Examine Implications of ACA Reform and Replacement Proposals

In three new issue briefs, the American Academy of Actuaries examines a number of key public policy considerations that policymakers should weigh...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:59 ET National Alliance Releases Health Policy Recommendations from Purchasers

Don't repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without specifying what will replace it. This is among the policy recommendations issued by the National...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:50 ET DentalPlans.com Reveals Bad Breath is a Dating Deal Breaker this Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is here and many are still searching for their soulmate. Their oral care may be the culprit. Bad breath and other oral health...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:40 ET Talix and Geisinger Health Plan to Present on Data Analytics for Risk Adjustment at 2017 RISE Nashville Summit

Talix, Inc., a premier provider of risk analytics solutions for value-based care, today announced that Shahyan Currimbhoy, senior vice president of...


Feb 14, 2017, 04:16 ET Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust Appoints PFS to Manage Its Direct Payments Prepaid Card Programme

Prepaid Financial Services (PFS), has been appointed by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) to manage a prepaid card programme to...


Feb 13, 2017, 07:00 ET TDI Interventions Yield Payments to Health Care Providers and Policyholders

The Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers (TAFEC) is releasing a recent analysis of complaints made to the Texas Department of...


Feb 13, 2017, 06:00 ET Stats Worth Brushing up on This Valentine's Day

Whether you've got a Valentine lined up for the big day or not, a survey from Delta Dental may offer up a little insight to help in the...


Feb 10, 2017, 03:44 ET Everest Group PEAK Matrix Recognizes Hexaware as 'Star Performer' in Healthcare Payer IT Services

Hexaware Technologies Limited, a leading global provider of application, infrastructure, BPS and digital services, today announced that it has...


Feb 10, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 10: Wise Health Consumer Month

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WISE HEALTH CONSUMER MONTH Profile America — Friday,...


Feb 09, 2017, 15:53 ET Global Guardian, LLC Acquires Air Ambulance Card, LLC

Global Guardian, the global security and duty-of-care solutions provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Air Ambulance Card, LLC, a...


Feb 09, 2017, 14:10 ET San Francisco Health Plan is Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Quality Care From The California Department of Health Care Services

San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan serving over 145,000 San Francisco residents, announced today that it is the recipient of...


Feb 09, 2017, 06:00 ET Symbility Solutions Announces Contract with U.S. Based Insurance Company

TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Symbility Solutions Inc. ("Symbility" or the "Company") (TSX.V: SY), a global software company focused on...


Feb 08, 2017, 15:42 ET Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Synopsis Timetric's 'Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed outlook by...


Feb 08, 2017, 13:07 ET Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Testifies in Support of Pharmaceutical Price Transparency Bill to Help Control Health Insurance Costs

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller testified before the House Insurance Committee in favor of House Bill 161 (HB 161), sponsored by House...


Feb 08, 2017, 12:00 ET Triple-S Management Corporation Appoints New President at Triple-S Propiedad

Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS), the leading managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced the appointment of José Del Amo...


Feb 07, 2017, 19:00 ET 63% of Health Plan Members Disconnected from Plan on Social Media, HealthMine Survey

Seven out of ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, and share information (PewResearchCenter). But,...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:05 ET Catasys Expands OnTrak-A Solution to Texas with Leading National Health Insurance Provider

Catasys, Inc. (OTCQB: CATS), a provider of proprietary predictive analytics and integrated treatment solutions to health plans, announced today...