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 18, 2019, 16:15 ET Aflac Incorporated to Release Second Quarter Results on July 25, 2019

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will release second quarter financial results after the market closes on July 25, 2019. In...


Jul 18, 2019, 13:30 ET American College of Surgeons and Harvard Business School's Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness partner to develop value measurement tool for hospitals

Leaders from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Harvard Business School's (HBS) Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness gathered on...


Jul 18, 2019, 12:47 ET PIA National Praises House Passage of Bipartisan Repeal of Cadillac Tax

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) praised the overwhelming passage in the U.S. House of a bipartisan bill to...


Jul 18, 2019, 11:30 ET AmeriLife® and Brookstone Capital Management Partner to Create Life & Health Insurance, Investment and Retirement Planning Powerhouse

AmeriLife Group, LLC ("AmeriLife"), a national leader in developing, marketing and distributing annuity, life and health insurance solutions, has...


Jul 18, 2019, 10:02 ET As Ride Sharing Services Integrate into Medicare Advantage Plans, Only 27% of Plan Beneficiaries Are Aware That Transportation to Routine Appointments is Covered

A HealthMine survey of Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficiaries revealed that only 27 percent of respondents were aware that routine rides...


Jul 18, 2019, 10:00 ET League Adds Chief Revenue Officer To Its Leadership Team

League Inc., North America's leading Health Benefits Experience platform, today announced the addition of enterprise SaaS sales veteran Susan Van...


Jul 18, 2019, 09:47 ET Newly Introduced Federal Legislation Puts Doctors and Patients Back in Control of Important Health Care Decisions

A bi-partisan bill backed by the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) was recently introduced in the U.S....


Jul 18, 2019, 09:32 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Laud House For Passing Repeal Of Excise Tax On Health Plans

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the passage of legislation offered by Reps. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) and...


Jul 18, 2019, 08:30 ET WellCare Earns Top Score on 2019 Disability Equality Index

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) ("WellCare") has earned a top score of 100% on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI®). This highly...


Jul 18, 2019, 07:00 ET Delta Dental of Arkansas Named Among 2019 Best Places to Work in Arkansas

Delta Dental of Arkansas, the largest provider of dental benefits in the state, has again been named one of the Best Places to Work in Arkansas. The...


Jul 17, 2019, 16:53 ET Torchmark Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Release And Conference Call

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) will release Second Quarter 2019 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, July 24 2019. At that time a copy...


Jul 17, 2019, 16:04 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Invests More Than $1.6 Million to Help Mitigate Social Conditions that Impact Health

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that it has awarded more than $1.6 million in grants statewide to support 17...


Jul 17, 2019, 11:36 ET Introducing a Fresh Twist on a Trusted Partner, Members Health Plan NJ is Ready For Market

The Affiliated Physicians and Employers Master Trust (APEMT) is strengthening its commitment to its members and has marked this commitment with a...


Jul 17, 2019, 09:15 ET Tufts Health Plan Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Tufts Health Plan been rated a Best Place to Work by Disability: IN on its 2019 Disability Equality Index®. This is the second year in a row Tufts...


Jul 17, 2019, 07:00 ET New Frontier Group, industry leader in Cost Containment and Assistance Solutions, announces the arrival of its newest management team member to its rapidly expanding company

New Frontier Group, www.newfrontiergroup.com, Leaders in Global Medical Solutions, has expanded its worldwide management team. New Frontier Group...


Jul 17, 2019, 05:00 ET HSA Administrators, Clarity Benefit Solutions, Provides Tips for Utilizing Social Media as an HR Tool

HSA administrators, Clarity Benefit Solutions, provides tips for utilizing social media as a Human Resources (HR) tool. In the past, social media has ...


Jul 16, 2019, 13:53 ET Poll: 86% Of Voters Oppose Taxing Employer-Provided Health Insurance

A new poll, conducted July 12, 2019 by pollster Frank Luntz, highlights 86% of voters oppose taxes on employer-provided health care coverage. Health...


Jul 16, 2019, 13:45 ET TSBS Announces New Executive Leadership Team With Focus on Driving Innovation and Client Satisfaction

TSBS, a leader in consultative and billing services within the school health and related services program (SHARS), has announced several enhancements ...


Jul 16, 2019, 10:05 ET New Survey Shows Older Adults Are Willing to Pay More in Monthly Medicare Premiums to Ensure a Cap on Out-Of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research announced the results of a survey that found over half of older adults over the age of 65 (52 percent) are...


Jul 16, 2019, 10:00 ET GuideWell Connect Becomes CMS' First Approved ACA Direct Enrollment Technology Provider Serving Health Plans

GuideWell Connect, a leading health care consumer engagement company, today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has...


Jul 16, 2019, 10:00 ET AbleTo and Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. Partner to Bring Virtual Behavioral Health Care to Managed Medicaid Members

AbleTo, the market-leading provider of virtual behavioral health care, announced today the launch of a new program for Managed Medicaid members of...


Jul 16, 2019, 09:00 ET American Senior Benefits joins Integrity Marketing Group in Transformational Partnership

Integrity Marketing Group, LLC ("Integrity"), the nation's largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, today announced it...


Jul 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Families of Four Face $25K in Average Annual Health Insurance Costs in 2019, According to eHealth Report

According to a report released today by eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) (eHealth.com), average 2019 health insurance premiums are $1,403 per month for...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:10 ET Two Georgia Doctors Join MDVIP Primary Care Network

MDVIP, the national leader in affordable personalized healthcare, today announced that two family physicians in Georgia – Aaron J. Hupman, M.D., of...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:06 ET American Businesses Are Fixing Healthcare

According to the Institute of Medicine, 30% of healthcare dollars are wasted, and since most Americans receive healthcare benefits from their...