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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Dec 02, 2016, 10:56 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Trump's Health Policies, The Power of Music

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...


Dec 01, 2016, 17:20 ET Health Care Empowerment, Career Transitions, Socially Responsible Investing and More in the December AARP Bulletin

Think you can't haggle over medical costs? Or demand that your doctor see you on time? The December issue of AARP Bulletin examines how to become a...


Dec 01, 2016, 13:20 ET Still Time To Sign Up For Magnolia Health Medicare Advantage During The 2017 Annual Enrollment Period

The annual enrollment period for Medicare ends next week for most Medicare beneficiaries. For the first time, Magnolia Health, is offering a...


Dec 01, 2016, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Offers 2017 Open Enrollment Options in All Texas Counties

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) is the only carrier offering retail health benefit plans on the Texas Health Insurance Marketplace in...


Dec 01, 2016, 08:30 ET International Medical Group Unveils New Logo and Branding

International Medical Group® (IMG®), a leader in global benefits and assistance services, today announced the company's new corporate branding and...


Dec 01, 2016, 07:11 ET Hollywood Traumatic Brain Injured Stuntwoman Dropped By SAG Pension & Health, Her Disability Pension Taken Away

Stuntwoman, Leslie Hoffman (61), was one of Hollywood's top stuntwoman at the pinnacle of her 25 year career, which ended in 2002 after suffering...


Dec 01, 2016, 06:55 ET Accolades Recognize Preeminence of FAIR Health Consumer Website

FAIR Health's consumer website marked another year as the preeminent site for consumers to access accurate, actionable healthcare cost estimates...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:32 ET Home Health Community Urges Congress to Enact Pre-Claim Undermines Seniors' Health (PUSH) Act

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare — a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Sun Life study shows 30% of Americans don't know their health plan deductible or out-of-pocket maximum

The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial has released a study titled "Voluntary Benefits: An Unknown but Needed Option," illustrating that due...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:00 ET AMSUS Announces Executive Advisory Board Plans to Improve Federal Health Care Policy

AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals, announced the creation of a new board, the Executive Advisory Board (EAB), during its Annual...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:04 ET GetInsured Acquires Array Health to Form Industry-Leading Health Insurance eCommerce Technology Company

GetInsured, a market leader in individual health insurance ecommerce, announced today that it has acquired Array Health, a leading provider...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:00 ET Benefitfocus Modernizes and Streamlines Benefits Enrollment, Proving Smart Choice for Educators

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software, today announced that it has expanded its client...


Nov 30, 2016, 08:38 ET SCIO Health Analytics Featured in New Society of Actuaries Report on the Accuracy of Claims-Based Risk Scoring Models

SCIO Health Analytics today announced that its accuracy in predicting risk was featured in the October 2016 "Accuracy of Claims-Based Risk Scoring...


Nov 30, 2016, 08:15 ET Medical Center Focused on Culturally Relevant Care Opens in Tampa

Tampa is now home to a new multicultural health care facility with the opening of CliniSanitas Medical Center on Dec. 1. The new CliniSanitas...


Nov 30, 2016, 07:00 ET Connecticut State Medical Society Supports Free Prescription Assistance Program

Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) has officially partnered with the Connecticut Drug Card in order to provide a FREE prescription assistance...


Nov 29, 2016, 18:16 ET Telemedicine Visits in Upstate NY Are Likely to Surge Next Year

Upstate New Yorkers will embrace telemedicine as an alternative to getting care for minor conditions next year and are expected to use that option...


Nov 29, 2016, 18:01 ET Elton John: New HIV Fund Makes 'Horribly Clear' How LGBT Human Rights Abuses are a Barrier to Ending AIDS

EMBARGOED: Not for publication until 23:01 GMT on 29 November 2016 A Rapid Response Fund to support HIV services at risk as a result of human...


Nov 29, 2016, 12:24 ET Election Result Brings Uncertain Future for IVD Industry, Says Research Firm

The recent election could make the next few years uncertain for funding of services that drive in vitro diagnostic sales, Kalorama Information...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET New Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index Identifies Top Five Conditions Nationwide Affecting the Health of Commercially Insured; Links Better Health to Better Economy

Today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) launched the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health IndexSM (BCBS Health Index) – a first-of-its-kind measurement...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:35 ET Care Bridge International Announces Analytic-Powered Medical Reserve/ Forecasting Tools for Medical Claims Payers

Today, Care Bridge International announced the launch of its technology based Future Medical forecasting tools. Logo -...


Nov 29, 2016, 07:30 ET Zipongo Acquires FillMyFork to Expand Cooking, Grocery, Delivery and Rewards Components of its Food Benefits Management Platform

Zipongo, "Eating Well Made Simple," today announced it has acquired the team and assets of FillMyFork, a provider of healthy cooking...


Nov 28, 2016, 13:31 ET Open Enrollment Now Underway on the Massachusetts Health Connector

Open enrollment is now underway for individuals and families looking to buy their own health coverage through the Massachusetts Health Connector...


Nov 23, 2016, 11:00 ET Florida Blue ranked top health insurance company by Insure.com

Florida Blue, a leading health solutions company, earned the top ranking among health insurers across the country in a new survey released by...


Nov 23, 2016, 06:00 ET Symbility to Report Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Symbility Solutions Inc., (TSX.V: SY), a global software company focused on modernizing the insurance...


Nov 22, 2016, 14:00 ET New Ruling Positions Short-Term Limited Medical Insurance to Fill Important Niche for Americans Struggling to Afford Insurance During Times of Transition

The new 90 day duration limit imposed on Short-Term Medical insurance for compliance with the Affordable Care Act, positions the Short-Term Limited...