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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12:18 ETTeamsters With USF Holland In Wisconsin Ratify First Contract

Clerical workers at USF Holland in Milwaukee, Wisc., have ratified a first contract that provides improved wages, health insurance and retirement...


Jul 20, 2018, 08:02 ETU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Expands Access to ReWalk Exoskeletons for Paralyzed Veterans with Revised National Policy

ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) ("ReWalk" or the "Company") announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a revision to its...


Jul 20, 2018, 07:00 ETCentene Subsidiary, Health Net Federal Services, Awarded Military Family Life Counseling Contract

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Health Net Federal Services, LLC (HNFS), was awarded the next...


Jul 19, 2018, 16:20 ETAflac Incorporated to Release Second Quarter Results on July 26, 2018

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will release second quarter financial results after the market closes on July 26, 2018. In...


Jul 19, 2018, 16:14 ETMCRA Hires Bonnie Clothier, PhD, RN, Associate Director, Payor Relations, to Further Expand Reimbursement Payor Relations Service Division

Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers, LLC (MCRA), a leading advisory firm and Clinical Research Organization (CRO) to the medical device...


Jul 19, 2018, 16:10 ETTorchmark Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release And Conference Call

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) will release Second Quarter 2018 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. At that time a copy...


Jul 19, 2018, 11:00 ETNew Nature Medicine Study Demonstrates Ability of The Guardant360 Assay to Predict Patient Response to Immunotherapy in Advanced Gastric Cancer Patients

Researchers from Samsung Medical Center and Guardant Health, Inc. have demonstrated the feasibility of determining a measure analogous to tumor...


Jul 19, 2018, 10:01 ETUSAble Life Aligns For Continued Growth: New COO, CFO, And General Counsel Named

As USAble Life continues to align internally to support its growth strategy and deliver shareholder value, the Company announces three major...


Jul 19, 2018, 08:56 ETHealthfirst Announces Expansion Of Bike Share Access For Low-Income New Yorkers

Healthfirst, the largest not-for-profit health insurance plan in New York City, is proud to announce that it has joined with New York City and Citi...


Jul 19, 2018, 08:30 ETTriple-S Management Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018...


Jul 19, 2018, 07:33 ETConvergence 2018: Conference returns providing deeper insights on collaborative healthcare models for success in value-based care

Chilmark Research, with support from returning sponsors Cerner, Geneia LLC, and Epic is pleased to announce the annual Convergence Conference is...


Jul 18, 2018, 13:58 ETNew White Paper Discusses True Cost of Future Medical Care for Medicare Set Asides

Care Bridge International, a data analytics firm, today announced a new white paper that uses a massive claims database to estimate the true exposure ...


Jul 18, 2018, 13:03 ETSimple Technology Extends Patient's Time on Therapy with Specialty Medications for up to 3.5 Months

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has just published new data showing that automated patient engagement, in combination with patient monitoring and...


Jul 18, 2018, 10:49 ETBright Health to enter Ohio Medicare Advantage Market in Exclusive Partnership with Mercy Health

Today, Bright Health announced its plan to offer Medicare Advantage plans in Cincinnati, Springfield, Youngstown and Toledo, making Ohio the newest...


Jul 18, 2018, 08:30 ETExpress Scripts Subsidiary Expands Services to Healthcare Providers, Adding 100 Jobs in St. Louis

eviCore healthcare, a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX), is adding 100 jobs in St. Louis as part of expanding its services ...


Jul 18, 2018, 06:00 ETCentivo, a New Type of Health Plan, Raises $34 Million in Series A Funding

Centivo, a new type of self-funded health plan, has raised $34 million in Series A funding. The capital will be deployed to build the company's...


Jul 17, 2018, 16:21 ETDerek Bridges Hired as President of BML and President of Channel Management for ValueHealth

Today ValueHealth CEO Carl King announced the hiring of Derek Bridges as President of Benefit Management. Mr. Bridges will replace outgoing Benefit...


Jul 17, 2018, 12:29 ETPhysician Groups Take Legal Action Against Anthem's Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) today filed suit against Anthem's Blue Cross Blue...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:14 ETNational LTC Pharmacy Group to HHS: Eliminate All POS and Post-POS Fees, Charges, Adjustments Paid by Pharmacies to PDPs/PBMs

In response to the Trump Administration's initiative seeking comprehensive stakeholder ideas and input to address soaring consumer drug prices and...


Jul 17, 2018, 09:00 ETOncology Analytics Earns NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation

Oncology Analytics, which provides health plans with an evidence-based, technology driven approach to utilization management that is purpose-built...


Jul 17, 2018, 07:53 ETMutual of Omaha and Lumeris Announce New Medicare Advantage Plan for Cincinnati-Area Seniors

Mutual of Omaha and Lumeris, the industry leader in value-based care, today announced they will launch new Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to deliver...


Jul 16, 2018, 13:47 ETPatient Advocate Foundation Receives Grant to Advance Cost of Care Conversations between Patients and Health Care Providers

Patients and their families facing serious illnesses or debilitating injuries often suffer from the financial impact of their conditions, but too...


Jul 16, 2018, 13:36 ETBiopharmaceutical Industry Takes Bold New Policy Position on How Payments Should Work in Supply Chain

Demonstrating its commitment to changing the status quo, the biopharmaceutical industry today announced a bold new policy position on how payments...


Jul 16, 2018, 10:28 ETNew Research: Eliminating Drugmaker Rebates Leads to Significantly Higher Medicare Part D Premiums for Seniors

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) is releasing new research showing that premiums would rise by over 50 percent if Medicare Part...


Jul 16, 2018, 09:31 ETMegan Watt to Lead Chubb North America Claims as Executive Vice President

Chubb has appointed experienced insurance leader, Megan Watt, as Executive Vice President, Head of North America Claims. In this role, she will lead...