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 17, 2017, 17:05 ET CAPG Statement on Seema Verma Confirmation as CMS Administrator

CAPG President and CEO Donald Crane issued the following statement on Seema Verma's confirmation as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare &...


Mar 17, 2017, 14:20 ET Highmark Health posts record revenues, strong operating performance for 2016

(in millions) Period ended December 31,...


Mar 17, 2017, 13:52 ET ProAssurance to Present at the 2017 NYSSA Insurance Conference

ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE: PRA) executives will be presenting at the New York Society of Security Analysts' (NYSSA) 2017 Insurance Conference...


Mar 17, 2017, 13:33 ET National Safety Council Statement on the American Health Care Act

The National Safety Council is concerned that the proposed American Health Care Act will keep millions of Americans with opioid misuse disorder...


Mar 16, 2017, 13:00 ET Unmet Need and Opportunity Assessment in Recurrent or Metastatic SCCHN: Are Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors the Answer?

Decision Resources Group finds in a survey of U.S. and European oncologists, that in contrast to many other oncology indications, incidence of...


Mar 16, 2017, 12:54 ET Nebraska Total Care Partners with Weight Watchers to Support Healthy Living Initiatives

Nebraska Total Care announced today that it is partnering with Weight Watchers to offer the Weight Watchers Beyond the Scale program to Nebraska...


Mar 16, 2017, 11:02 ET Public Overwhelmingly Wants Insurance Companies To Cover Emergency Care and To Be Transparent

Americans overwhelmingly (95 percent) say health insurance companies should cover emergency medical care, according to a new poll of the public...


Mar 16, 2017, 08:30 ET PCSK9 Inhibitors Improve Patient Outcomes, But Will That Convince Payers to Pay for Them?

Decision Resources Group finds that the PCSK9 inhibitor agents are expected to become blockbusters on the back of positive outcomes data, but the...


Mar 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Sunshine Health Completes Second Phase Of Office Expansion In Maitland

Sunshine Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, has expanded its operations in Maitland to continue providing personalized,...


Mar 16, 2017, 06:00 ET La Encuesta de FAU Revela que la Mayoría de los Habitantes de la Florida desean Mantener o Ampliar Obamacare y se Oponen a las Nuevas Propuestas del Cuidado de la Salud

Una mayoría de los habitantes de la Florida desearían que se amplíe la Ley Federal de Protección al Paciente y Cuidado de la Salud...


Mar 16, 2017, 06:00 ET FAU Poll Shows Majority of Floridians Want to Keep or Expand Obamacare and Oppose New Healthcare Proposals

A majority of Floridians would like to expand the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as Obamacare) or keep the law as is, while nearly...


Mar 15, 2017, 13:41 ET Census Bureau Releases 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau released statistics from the first wave of the 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation. This is the Census Bureau's...


Mar 15, 2017, 13:00 ET Human Longevity, Inc. and MassMutual Sign Groundbreaking Agreement to Offer HLIQ™ Whole Genome Sequencing to MassMutual's Customers, Financial Professionals and Employees

Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), the genomics-based, health intelligence company and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual), announced...


Mar 15, 2017, 11:54 ET MHA does not support the AHCA

The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) has long advocated for health care coverage for all Minnesotans. With that principle in mind, MHA...


Mar 15, 2017, 10:23 ET Jeff Semenchuk Joins Zest Health as New CEO

Chicago health and technology startup Zest Health announced Jeff Semenchuk as their new CEO. "Zest exists to equip people to make smart...


Mar 15, 2017, 10:00 ET MSLGROUP and HealthyWomen Announce a Pro Bono Partnership to Give Women a Voice in Advocating for Continued Coverage of Women's Preventive Care Services

MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement network, today announced the firm is joining forces with HealthyWomen, one of...


Mar 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Greatland Offers Last-Minute Affordable Care Act Tax Reporting Support for Businesses

While debate goes on about the future of the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), ACA-related tax reporting is still required for 2016. Greatland...


Mar 15, 2017, 09:45 ET PCMA: C-THRU Act Will Increase Costs, Undermine Competition

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on legislation introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), "The...


Mar 15, 2017, 08:35 ET Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges Physicians & Healthcare Managers with Proof of Hospitals/Medical Facilities Up-Coding Medicare Bills to Call About Rewards

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are urging a medical doctor or healthcare manager to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if they possess...


Mar 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Benefitfocus Outlines 10-Year Vision to Accelerate the Digital Transformation of Employer-Sponsored Health Care, Delivers New Suite of Software-Enabled Services

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software, today shared its 10-year vision to accelerate...


Mar 14, 2017, 10:02 ET Nebraska Total Care Joins YMCA in Offering Preventive Health Services To Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Nebraska Total Care announced today that it has partnered with the YMCA to offer members preventive health services to establish healthy lifestyles...


Mar 14, 2017, 08:00 ET As MACRA Deadlines Approach, NueMD Launches New Webinar Series

NueMD, in partnership with Total HIPAA, Smartlink Mobile Systems, and Virtru announced today it is hosting a series of webinars on healthcare...


Mar 14, 2017, 02:01 ET Nearly one-third of osteoarthritis-related costs incurred the year prior to knee replacement surgery are for non-recommended treatments

In the year prior to total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, almost one-third of the costs for treatment of arthritis symptoms went toward strategies...


Mar 13, 2017, 18:47 ET BenefitMall Announces Partnership with Blue Shield of California

BenefitMall, the leading provider of employee benefits, human resources as well as payroll products and services, announced a small group...


Mar 13, 2017, 17:57 ET Doc.Deals: The Cash for Care Marketplace

Doc.Deals (http://www.doc.deals/) is the new online Cash for Care Marketplace expanding into Charleston, SC this month. It connects doctors and...