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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06:00 ET Eye Health Index Reveals Top 10 Most and Least Eye-Healthy Cities in United States

Today, VSP® Vision Care, the largest not-for-profit vision benefits provider in the United States with 77 million members, released its Eye...


Aug 19, 2016, 16:21 ET WellCare Gives $10,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Flood Relief Efforts in Louisiana

 WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the WellCare Community Foundation is donating $10,000 to the American...


Aug 19, 2016, 07:35 ET Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - the Inc. 5000

 Inc. magazine today ranked Wonderbox Technologies, an agile, innovative software firm that is part of the SKYGEN USA family of benefit...


Aug 18, 2016, 16:04 ET BridgeHealth Is Recognized As One Of The Country's Fastest Growing Companies

 BridgeHealth is pleased to announce that it has earned a coveted spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private...


Aug 18, 2016, 09:01 ET EHE International Certifies ExecuCare of Liberty Hospital, Kansas City, MO as its newest partner

 EHE International, a nationally recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that ExecuCare of Liberty...


Aug 18, 2016, 08:00 ET U.S. Medical Management, and its Affiliate Visiting Physicians Association, Improve Health and Reduce Costs for the Frail Elderly under the CMS Independence at Home Demonstration - for Second Year

 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that in the second year of the five-year Independence at Home (IAH)...


Aug 18, 2016, 08:00 ET Centene Corporation To Present At Wells Fargo 2016 Healthcare Conference

 Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today it will present at the Wells Fargo 2016 Healthcare Conference, to be held September 7-8, 2016,...


Aug 17, 2016, 13:47 ET HealthEquity's HSA Learning Site Educates Americans

HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ: HQY), a leading health savings account (HSA) administrator, has created a new website www.healthequity.com/HSAlearn,...


Aug 17, 2016, 10:18 ET Alternatives To Federal Long Term Care Insurance Policy Rate Increases Worth Considering Report Experts

 Many of the 274,000 Federal employees who participate in the Federal long-term care insurance program are facing rate increases of up to 126...


Aug 17, 2016, 09:30 ET Combined Insurance Named to U.S. Veterans Magazine's Best of the Best List of Top Veteran-Friendly Employers

 U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) has selected Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and...


Aug 17, 2016, 08:30 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois to Cover Trovera™ Liquid Biopsy Tests

 Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) molecular diagnostics, announced today that it has signed an...


Aug 17, 2016, 08:30 ET WellCare Addresses Teen Pregnancy in Burke County, Georgia

Only 40 percent of teen mothers in the U.S. finish high school. To improve the life opportunities of adolescents, WellCare of Georgia, a subsidiary...


Aug 17, 2016, 08:00 ET HealthCare.com Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

HealthCare.com (http://www.healthcare.com), a leading privately-owned health insurance search and comparison website, has been recognized by Inc....


Aug 16, 2016, 16:58 ET Centene's Subsidiary, Health Net, Announces Settlement Regarding Employee Severance Agreements

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Health Net, Inc. (Health Net), entered into an agreement with the...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:30 ET WellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in South Carolina

 WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare...


Aug 15, 2016, 10:05 ET Patient and Physician Groups Call on Medicare to Cover Virtual Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations call on the Centers for...


Aug 15, 2016, 09:55 ET Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner and Secretary of Aging Urge Consumers to Make Informed Decisions When Selecting Medicare Coverage

 Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today issued a consumer alert advising consumers of factors that should be considered before they make a...


Aug 15, 2016, 06:00 ET CMS Affirms Cologuard® Covered Every Three Years for Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries without Cost Sharing

 Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an updated Evidence of Coverage...


Aug 12, 2016, 11:54 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Reproductive Technology, Football Safety, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Aug 11, 2016, 11:59 ET MEMIC Hires Trowbridge, Keck and Allen as Senior Production Underwriters

Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has announced the appointments of three Senior Production Underwriters including Lynn Trowbridge...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:47 ET Michigan Science Center's "Ford Fun Free Day" to Provide Free Back-to-School Immunizations

This Saturday, August 13, is the Michigan Science Center's Back-to-School "Ford Fun Free Day." The event, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund,...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:40 ET Learning Your "Employee Benefits Score"

We're all familiar with our personal and corporate credit scores and the impact they have on our interest rates and purchasing power.  In...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Members Rate Their Plan Highest, According to J.D. Power Study

 Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage members are, once again, more satisfied than members of any other Medicare Advantage health plan in the...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Most Companies Paying at Least 5 Percent More for Health Insurance Premiums in 2016; 1 in 4 Incurring Double-Digit Increases

 A survey of more than 3,000 U.S. employers reports that 54 percent are paying at least 5 percent more for employee medical insurance this...


Aug 11, 2016, 08:00 ET Customer Experience Key Differentiator for Medicare Advantage Plans, J.D. Power Study Finds

Medicare Advantage is a competitive product because people have choices in which plan they select, and members frequently choose a plan they...