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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26 Apr, 2017, 14:11 ET Consumers Reach into Their Pockets as U.S. Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending Reaches $486 Billion: Report

Total consumer out-of-pocket spending reached an estimated at $486 billion in 2016, having risen by 8% per year since 2011, according to Kalorama...


26 Apr, 2017, 11:15 ET Wolf Administration, Pennsylvania Health Insurers Urge HHS Secretary Price to Join Them in Protecting Access to Health Insurance for Pennsylvanians

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller, along with the CEOs of all five health insurers offering individual coverage in Pennsylvania through...


26 Apr, 2017, 10:32 ET New Moran Company Analysis of Medicare Home Health Beneficiary Population Underscores Need for Rural Safeguard Extension

A new analysis of Medicare home health beneficiaries completed by The Moran Company illustrates the vulnerability of the Medicare home health...


26 Apr, 2017, 08:35 ET Decisions that Drive the Industry: the Experience of Booking Health GmbH

Changes are inevitable for the global healthcare sector. Health care providers, payers, governments and other stakeholders, such as insurance...


25 Apr, 2017, 21:22 ET Catasys Announces $15 Million Public Offering and NASDAQ Listing

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


25 Apr, 2017, 14:02 ET Provider-Owned Health Plans Seek CAQH CORE Certification

The CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE®) today announced that provider-owned health plans are seeking CAQH CORE...


25 Apr, 2017, 11:42 ET Nebraska Total Care Joins March of Dimes as a Corporate Sponsor

Nebraska Total Care announced today that it will support the March of Dimes as a corporate sponsor in fighting premature birth, preventing birth...


25 Apr, 2017, 10:15 ET Diamond Insurance Group Reaches Milestone with CHSI Technologies' Implementation

CHSI Technologies Inc., a provider of core enterprise-class software, is pleased to announce that Diamond Insurance Group, Ltd., a market leading...


25 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET DentaQuest Earns J.D. Power's Top Rank In Customer Satisfaction With Dental Plan Insurance

DentaQuest, the nation's leading oral health enterprise with roughly 24 million members across 30 states, ranks highest in customer satisfaction...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Witness Healthcare Transformation With Newgen at the 14th Annual World Health Congress

Newgen Software Inc., a leading global provider of healthcare payer solutions, is proud to be hosting a Market Insights Session at the 14th...


24 Apr, 2017, 11:17 ET Actuaries on Stabilizing the 2018 Individual Health Insurance Market: The Time for Policymakers to Act Is Now

Serious challenges to the stability and sustainability of the individual health insurance market for 2018 need immediate attention from federal...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Sedgwick introduces innovative whole health solution

Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, has partnered with Accolade, an on-demand healthcare...


24 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Catasys Contracts with Second Largest Blue Cross Blue Shield

- OnTrak-HC solution will cover depression, anxiety, and substance use disorder Catasys, Inc. (CATS), a provider of proprietary...


21 Apr, 2017, 16:13 ET PCMA: New Analysis Finds C-THRU Act Would Increase Federal Spending by $20 Billion

A new Moran Company study examining the budgetary impact of S. 637, "Creating Transparency to Have Drug Rebates Unlocked (C-THRU) Act," introduced...


21 Apr, 2017, 07:34 ET Independent Research Funded by Physicians for Fair Coverage Shows That FAIR Health is a Useful Source of Data for Out-of-Network Physician Charge Benchmarking

In a new analysis funded by Physicians for Fair Coverage, researchers at NORC at the University of Chicago, an independent research organization,...


21 Apr, 2017, 07:10 ET Torchmark Corporation Company Announces 2017 Annual Meeting Of Shareholders

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announces the following webcast: What: Torchmark Corporation Annual Shareholders Meeting Webcast When: April...


21 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 21: First Health Insurance

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST HEALTH INSURANCE Profile America — Friday, April 21st. Health...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:07 ET Thousands of Kids to Get a Healthy Living Kit or Healthy Snack Pack

Almost 3,000 children in eastern Massachusetts will receive either a Healthy Living Kit or a Healthy Snack Pack in the next few days as part of...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:02 ET Florida Blue Foundation Announces Sapphire Award Winners

The Florida Blue Foundation concluded its two-day Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards today, awarding $365,000 to 15 Florida finalists...


20 Apr, 2017, 14:30 ET Rhode Islanders Have a New Choice for Medicaid

Tufts Health Plan has been selected by the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services (EOHHS) as a new choice for residents who...


20 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET World's Largest Osteoporosis Screening Campaign Changed the Way Osteoporosis is Diagnosed in Finland

The world's largest osteoporosis screening campaign launched by Bone Index Ltd., one of Europe's top new manufacturers of medical devices;...


19 Apr, 2017, 19:03 ET CAPG Launches Quality Payment Program Webinar Series with CMS

CAPG is launching a new webinar series to educate physicians and physician groups nationwide about implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP...


19 Apr, 2017, 19:00 ET 39% of Consumers Say Health Plan Does Not Offer Price Transparency Tool, HealthMine Survey

Patients can take better control over their healthcare costs if they know the prices of health services before they receive them. But 39% of...


19 Apr, 2017, 15:48 ET Artificial Pancreas Systems Market: Favourable Healthcare Insurance Policies in North America to Boost Adoption of Advanced Diabetes Treatment Options: North America and Europe Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026

Diabetes Type 1 segment is likely to prevail over Diabetes Type 2 segment in the North America and Europe artificial pancreas systems market...


19 Apr, 2017, 11:39 ET Alzheimer's Association Launches Comprehensive Toolkit Following Medicare Decision To Cover Care Planning For People With Cognitive Impairment

Today, the Alzheimer's Association announced the launch of the Cognitive Impairment Care Planning Toolkit for care providers. This...