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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Sep 21, 2018, 13:34 ET Page County Joins the Fight Against the Opioid Industry: Lawsuit Alleges Defendants' Illegal Practices Devastated Virginia County

Page County, Virginia, represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., and The Cicala Law Firm PLLC today initiated legal action...


Sep 21, 2018, 13:29 ET FirstCare Health Plans Awarded NCQA Commendable Status

FirstCare Health Plans announced today that it has earned a Commendable status for its Medicaid HMO line of business from the National Committee for...


Sep 21, 2018, 11:30 ET AHCCCS CRS Patients May Soon Choose to Receive In-Network Care at Phoenix Children's

Beginning on October 1, 2018, most AHCCCS Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS) members will be enrolled in one of the seven AHCCCS Complete Care...


Sep 21, 2018, 08:21 ET Blue Cross Volunteers Help 53 Nonprofits Build Healthier Communities during Annual Service Day

Today, 3,000 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts associates are volunteering at 53 service projects across the Commonwealth focused on improving...


Sep 20, 2018, 18:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Among Nation's Highest-Rated Health Plans for Quality

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) once again has been named one of the highest-rated health plans in the country, according to the ...


Sep 20, 2018, 18:00 ET Care Beyond Compare: Kaiser Permanente Top-Rated by NCQA

"I have a great care team around me. Kaiser Permanente has always been there for me." Those are the words of Gregory Lee, a 45-year-old former...


Sep 20, 2018, 16:32 ET Devoted Health Receives License from State of Florida

Devoted Health announced today that it's now licensed to offer Medicare Advantage Plans in the state of Florida. The healthcare company is approved...


Sep 20, 2018, 11:05 ET PCMA Names JC Scott New President and CEO

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), the national trade association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers, has named JC...


Sep 20, 2018, 10:54 ET Senate's 'Surprise Billing' Proposal Attacks Independent Physicians, Benefits Insurers, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

A bipartisan group of senators led by Bill Cassidy (R-La.) is proposing a bill that would impose price controls on independent ("out of network")...


Sep 20, 2018, 10:35 ET LISI Partners with Western Health Advantage

LISI, a prominent general agency, has added Western Health Advantage (WHA) to their portfolio. WHA is a highly regarded community-based HMO with a...


Sep 20, 2018, 10:00 ET Hill Physicians Partners with Blue Shield of California and OODA Health to Provide Real-Time Claims Payment to its Physicians

Hill Physicians Medical Group, California's largest independent physician association, announced today a strategic partnership with Blue Shield of...


Sep 20, 2018, 10:00 ET Health Information Exchange (NEHII) and CareRise® Holdings Announce Alliance to Promote HI-TECH Care Transition Software To Acute and Post-Acute Healthcare Facilities Throughout The State of Nebraska

CareRise® Holdings and the State of Nebraska's Health Information Exchange, 'NEHII' Nebraska Health Information Initiative, have announced an...


Sep 19, 2018, 11:55 ET Patient Groups and Doctors Tell Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

Colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and the American College of Radiology are calling on Congress to pass the CT Colonography Screening for...


Sep 19, 2018, 09:48 ET Chubb Digital Platform Receives Impact Award from Novarica Insurance Technology Research Council

The Novarica Insurance Technology Research Council honored Chubb with its Impact Award for the Chubb Marketplace – a digital platform built for and...


Sep 19, 2018, 08:00 ET Bright Health Announces Arizona Product Expansion with Addition of Individual Health Plans in Maricopa and Pima Counties in 2019

Today, Bright Health announced plans to expand upon its Medicare Advantage product offerings with the addition of individual health plans in both...


Sep 18, 2018, 16:15 ET Aflac Incorporated to Webcast 2018 Financial Analysts Briefing

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will webcast its annual Financial Analysts Briefing on September 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (ET),...


Sep 18, 2018, 14:30 ET Now Health International Launches New Digital Product to Cater to the Next Generation of Expatriates

Now Health International Group, leading International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) provider, has today announced the launch of a new mid-tier,...


Sep 18, 2018, 11:54 ET CoPower and LISI Simplify Enrollment and Servicing of MetLife Small Group Products

CoPower, an insurance benefits and administration service provider, and LISI, a leading general agency, launched new product and administrative...


Sep 18, 2018, 11:00 ET Capital BlueCross Named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania

Capital BlueCross is proud to announce it has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2018. It is among 100 companies across ...


Sep 18, 2018, 10:20 ET ACAP Health Selects Scott Schoenvogel to Lead Health Insurance Industry Change

Scott Schoenvogel recently joined ACAP Health, a leading healthcare and wellness company, as president of SimplePay Health, a new model for...


Sep 18, 2018, 10:01 ET Recondo Technology's Chief Product Officer to Speak about Price Transparency and Payor/Provider Challenges at Becker's 4th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference

In response to the recent IPPS Final Rule issued by CMS requiring hospitals to post their standard charges online, Recondo Technology is embarking on ...


Sep 18, 2018, 08:45 ET Benefit Advisors Insurance Group and the Medicare Mentors Offer New Book to Help Navigate the Complexities of Medicare

Author and expert Medicare advisor Matthew Petruso recently agreed to make his new, down-to-earth Medicare book available free for a limited time....


Sep 18, 2018, 08:25 ET MRO Distinguished for Best Overall Performance and High-Quality Service in KLAS Release of Information 2018 Report

MRO, a leader in secure, compliant and efficient exchange of protected health information (PHI), is cited as the release of information (ROI) vendor...


Sep 17, 2018, 15:00 ET Independence Blue Cross Provides Notice of a Privacy Incident

Independence Blue Cross, LLC ("Independence") is providing notice to certain members of a recent incident involving protected health information. On...


Sep 17, 2018, 10:00 ET BenefitMall Announces Partnership with Sutter Health Plus

BenefitMall, the leading provider of employee benefits and payroll services, today announces a partnership with Sutter Health Plus, an affordable HMO ...