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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Mar 24, 2017, 18:43 ET AFGE: Withdrawal of AHCA a 'Win for Working Families'

In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of...


Mar 24, 2017, 14:08 ET RowdMap, Inc. Chief Scientific Officer, Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, featured on Public Interest Podcast on Social Mandate for High-Value Healthcare

Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, of RowdMap, Inc. joins President of National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Senators, Pulitzer Prize Winners,...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:37 ET Americans for Tax Reform Will Rate the Vote on AHCA

Americans for Tax Reform urges a YES vote on AHCA. "The American Health Care Act is -- to start -- a $1 trillion tax cut and a $1.15 trillion...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:33 ET Longtime Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Leader, Richard L. Boals, Retiring

Richard L. Boals, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), announced his retirement today after 45 years at the company, 14...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:01 ET Commissioner Doak Warns Lawmakers Oklahoma Exchange May Have No Carriers in 2018

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is warning state and federal lawmakers that Oklahoma is in danger of having no insurers participate in...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Climb the Ladder of Success with Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Key Changes for Organization and Administration of Services and Clinical Records

Following the release of the final rule on Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health services, Laura Gramenelles, RN,...


Mar 24, 2017, 07:35 ET How These Healthcare Stocks are Faring? -- BioScrip, Community Health Systems, Perrigo, and Health Insurance Innovations

The Healthcare sector is the category of stocks relating to medical and health care goods or services. It includes hospital management firms,...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:55 ET ACEP Statement: Health Care Legislation Must Include Coverage for Emergency Medical Care

ACEP issued a statement today in response to the possible stripping away of mandatory insurance coverage of emergency medical care in the House of...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:00 ET Health Center Partners and Peer Organizations Share Economic Impact of the Affordable Care Act at Press Conference

Health Center Partners, a premier consortium of primary care organizations in Southern California, today hosted a press conference in conjunction...


Mar 23, 2017, 12:02 ET Mosaic Life Care Selects Industry-Leading Software from AccuReg to Transform its Front-End Revenue Cycle

Mosaic Life Care, based in St. Joseph, Missouri, has selected AccuReg to help standardize and automate the patient registration process across its...


Mar 23, 2017, 11:00 ET Limelight Health Selected to Participate in 2017 Plug and Play Insurtech Program

Limelight Health is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Plug and Play Tech Center to join their Insurtech Innovation Platform....


Mar 22, 2017, 15:52 ET Actuaries Outline Implications of American Health Care Act for Medicaid and the Individual Market

The American Academy of Actuaries' Individual and Small Group Markets Committee and Medicaid Subcommittee provided an actuarial perspective on the...


Mar 22, 2017, 14:49 ET Falls Are the Leading Cause of Injury Among Older Adults in NY State

One in four upstate New York adults older than age 65 fell at least once in the last year, according to research by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield....


Mar 22, 2017, 14:31 ET Blue Shield of California Foundation Expands Grants to Prevent Domestic Violence and Support Medi-Cal Improvements

Today, Blue Shield of California Foundation announced support for nine organizations that are building successful domestic violence-prevention...


Mar 22, 2017, 13:37 ET The Consequences of Taxing Healthcare Benefits

As efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) move through Congress, a new survey of Lockton employer clients shows overwhelming...


Mar 22, 2017, 12:27 ET Bundled Payments Continue to Show Success

Remedy Partners, the episodes of care company, announced today that it has seen positive results with voluntary bundled payment models, delivering...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:01 ET Caring Well through the End of Life - the Good, the Bad, and the (Seriously) Ugly

No one is sure what will happen if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. But one thing remains certain: We should strive to deliver the best care...


Mar 22, 2017, 10:00 ET Leading Family Genomics Company Good Start Genetics Expands Payor Relationships to More than 130 Million Covered Lives

Good Start Genetics, a leading family genomics company, today announced that it has eclipsed the 130 million covered lives mark through its most...


Mar 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Milliman: Commercial health insurance financial results provide insight into Affordable Care Act program stability

Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today released its annual report on the commercial health insurance market's...


Mar 22, 2017, 08:57 ET Florida Blue Foundation Community Health Symposium Taps National Experts on Health Care Reform and Healthy Communities

Nationally recognized experts on health care reform and building healthy communities will share their expertise at the Florida Blue Foundation's...


Mar 21, 2017, 16:16 ET New Poll: Older Americans Oppose Policies that Increase Health Costs

Today AARP released the findings of a survey that said a majority of voters ages 50 plus – including most Trump supporters – oppose specific...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:45 ET Federal Legislation Puts Patients and Doctors Back in Control of Important Health Care Decisions

An AOA, Georgia Optometric Association, and American Dental Association (ADA)-backed bill introduced Friday, March 17, in the U.S. House of...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:30 ET Capital BlueCross Ranks Highest Among Health Insurers Nationally in American Customer Satisfaction Index for Third Year

Capital BlueCross today announced that, for the third straight year, it scored higher than all health insurance companies nationally that are...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:07 ET Uncertain GOP Health Care Plan Provides Unique Franchise Opportunity for Doctors

The Practice model eliminates medical insurance allowing doctors no billing overhead, the ability to spend more time with patients and more...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:05 ET Vericred Provides Exclusive Provider-Network and Formulary Datasets to Healthcare Researchers

Vericred, a healthcare data services company, announced today that it will provide qualified non-commercial researchers across the country access...