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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Jul 21, 2017, 13:27 ET Analysis: Moving All Of Medicaid To Managed Care Would Save $63 Billion Over The Next Ten Years

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) today issued a report authored by The Menges Group which quantifies the current and potential...


Jul 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Makes Complete 2018 Rate Filings Public, Stresses Immediate Need for Certainty from Congress and the Trump Administration

Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today announced that rate filings for 2018 individual market and small group plans and additional materials...


Jul 21, 2017, 08:28 ET AXA Research Reveals That Global Workforces are Still Vital for Big Business Despite Economic Uncertainty and Rise in Political Populism

- New research from AXA reveals 98% of big businesses surveyed say a globally mobile workforce is important, with a third saying it is...


Jul 20, 2017, 12:50 ET 3 Travel Insurance Benefits You Don't Need to Pay Extra For, says Squaremouth

Many travelers think a more expensive travel insurance policy is better, causing them to overspend for unnecessary coverage. Leading travel...


Jul 20, 2017, 11:56 ET Combined Insurance Named to Ward's 50 List of Top Performing Life-Health Insurance Companies

For the eighth consecutive year, Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance...


Jul 20, 2017, 08:33 ET MEDITECH Set to Deploy CommonWell Health Alliance Services to Customers

MEDITECH, a leading Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendor with sizable U.S. market share and Contributor Member of CommonWell Health Alliance, is...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:45 ET Gravie Raises $14.1 Million in Series C Funding

Gravie, provider of a reinvented health benefits marketplace, today announced a $14.1M Series C funding round led by new investor GE Ventures with...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:15 ET PCMA Issues Guiding Principles, Policy Solutions to HHS on Reducing Prescription Drug Costs

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) recently submitted a letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price offering policy solutions to reduce...


Jul 19, 2017, 07:00 ET Prestige Health Choice Awarded NCQA Interim Health Plan Accreditation

Prestige Health Choice, a Medicaid managed care plan serving 55 of Florida's 67 counties and a joint venture between AmeriHealth Caritas and...


Jul 18, 2017, 18:05 ET Experts Confirm Industrywide Interpretation of Medicaid Billing for Personal Care Services

Leaders in the long-term care industry, including Affinity Living Group, weighed in today on the industrywide interpretation of Personal Care...


Jul 18, 2017, 14:28 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Statement On Senate Leadership's Plan To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, released the following statement today: "We oppose any effort that...


Jul 18, 2017, 11:36 ET National Decision Support Company's Clinical Decision Support Mechanism has been Fully Qualified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

National Decision Support Company announces the full qualification of its CareSelect™ Platform as a Qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism...


Jul 18, 2017, 07:00 ET It's Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, ACSIA Partners Says

Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans' concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC),...


Jul 17, 2017, 16:10 ET Torchmark Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release And Conference Call

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) will release Second Quarter 2017 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. At that...


Jul 17, 2017, 12:47 ET Availity Successfully Raises $200 Million of Debt Financing

Availity, LLC, the nation's largest payer and provider engagement network, today announced it has closed a five year $200 million senior secured...


Jul 17, 2017, 12:15 ET Prime Therapeutics Launches Comprehensive Program to Address Opioid and Controlled Substance Epidemic

A comprehensive program announced today by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), which serves 14 Blue Cross and Blue Shield...


Jul 17, 2017, 10:19 ET Ohio Father, Baby with Brain Cancer at Same Time Could Lose Health Insurance

A young Ohio father and his baby boy who battled brain cancer at the same time are among the 22 million Americans at risk of losing health...


Jul 17, 2017, 08:30 ET Missouri Care Signs Agreements with SSM Health to Serve Missouri's Medicaid Population

Missouri Care, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it has signed an agreement with SSM Health that...


Jul 17, 2017, 06:00 ET Symbility's Annual General Meeting to be Held September 14, 2017

TORONTO, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Symbility Solutions Inc. ("Symbility") (TSX.V: SY) a global software company focused on modernizing the...


Jul 17, 2017, 06:00 ET Sempre Health launches to lower costs for prescription medication by rewarding healthy lifestyles

Sempre Health, the leading solution for behavior-based healthcare pricing, officially launched health plan partnerships today to empower consumers...


Jul 14, 2017, 11:19 ET Dr. Carl E. Couch to serve as Chief Medical Officer for nThrive

nThrive announces the appointment of Dr. Carl E. Couch, MD, MMM, FAAFP, as chief medical officer. Dr. Couch will guide the strategy for the company...


Jul 14, 2017, 09:40 ET Springbuk Adds 900th Employer to Health Platform

Springbuk, the leading employer-facing health intelligence platform, continues to show strong growth of its business-to-business software....


Jul 14, 2017, 08:30 ET DonaldTrumpHSA.com is Launched to Prosper with Obamacare Repeal

Insurance Processing Corporation (IPC) announces the National Grand Opening of DonaldTrumpHSA.com their platform for enrollments of financial...


Jul 13, 2017, 17:36 ET Trustees Show Need for Social Security, Medicare Reforms

This year's reports from the trustees of Social Security and Medicare highlight the need for substantial reforms to both programs that can put them...


Jul 13, 2017, 17:30 ET Zuckerman Spaeder Files Class Action Complaint Against UnitedHealth Group For Violation Of Mental Health Parity Laws

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, and Psych-Appeal, Inc. today filed a class-action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York,...