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 04, 2017, 13:45 ET Hundreds of Local Children in Need Provided Gifts through Capital BlueCross Secret Santa Program

The Capital BlueCross lobby was filled today with nearly 600 gifts heading to children around Central Pennsylvania for the holidays. The company's...


Dec 04, 2017, 12:42 ET ECG Expands Managed Care Division with New Principal

ECG Management Consultants, a national consulting firm working exclusively with healthcare providers, is pleased to announce that Scott Cullen, MD,...


Dec 04, 2017, 12:21 ET A Disruption in the Healthcare Payment Experience

Cumbersome, complicated and time-consuming. That's how executives have described the state of patient payment and member premium processing in the...


Dec 04, 2017, 12:16 ET Michael Garner Joins Lockton in Hartford Office

Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, announces that Michael Garner has joined Lockton's employee benefit team...


Dec 04, 2017, 10:20 ET Fully Insured Health Plans Saw Top Line Growth but Shrinking Profit Margins in the ACA Era, New Deloitte Study Reveals

As fully insured health plans emerge from six years of continued policy and market turbulence surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), financial...


Dec 04, 2017, 09:00 ET Why the Health Care Industry Must Refocus Its Approach to Consumer Engagement

'Advice Before the Device' is Key to Engaging Consumers, IMG Experts Say As the health care industry faces mounting pressures to cut costs...


Dec 04, 2017, 08:30 ET ReShape Lifesciences Announces Coverage of ReShape Dual Balloon by Major Telecom Company

ReShape Lifesciences Inc. (NASDAQ:RSLS), a developer of minimally invasive medical devices to treat obesity and metabolic diseases, announced today...


Dec 04, 2017, 08:30 ET Care1st Health Plan Arizona Signs Value-Based Agreement with Equality Health to Offer an Expanded Network and Culturally Competent Services

Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today that it signed a value-based agreement with...


Dec 02, 2017, 08:15 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Releases Statement on Repeal of The Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate

In response to the passage of Senate tax reform legislation which includes repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, Andrew Dreyfus,...


Dec 01, 2017, 13:24 ET Victory Media Names Combined Insurance a Top Military Friendly® Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh consecutive year, Combined Insurance announced today that the company has been designated as a Top Military Friendly® Employer by...


Dec 01, 2017, 12:30 ET HAP Extends Office Hours to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Meet Enrollment Deadline

Time is running out for Medicare beneficiaries to enroll, upgrade or renew their current Medicare plan. Individuals 65 and over only have until...


Dec 01, 2017, 11:00 ET Little Cause for Celebration: CHIP Families Could Get Termination Notices as Program Turns 25

The Pennsylvania Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) turns 25 tomorrow but instead of celebrating, families of the more than 178,000...


Dec 01, 2017, 08:00 ET Final Reminder Regarding Centene Corporation's 2018 Financial Guidance And Investor Day In New York City

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) issued a final reminder today regarding its previously announced annual Investor Day, to be held on Friday,...


Nov 30, 2017, 13:19 ET New Drugmaker Lobby Report Attempts to Deflect Blame for Higher Prices

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on a new report from the Pharmaceutical Research and...


Nov 30, 2017, 11:16 ET Analysis Uncovers Significant Inequalities Between Mental and Physical Health: Lower Payments to Providers and Wide Disparities in Access to Benefits

Physical healthcare providers are receiving significantly higher payments from insurers than addiction and mental health providers for the same...


Nov 30, 2017, 11:02 ET Berkeley Research Group Announces Inaugural BRG Healthcare Restructuring Conference Educational Program

Berkeley Research Group announced the launch of its 2018 Healthcare Restructuring Conference, which is scheduled to take place on April 9–10, 2018,...


Nov 30, 2017, 10:33 ET AARP Letter to Senate: Tax Legislation Could Spur Significant Cuts to Medicare

AARP today sent a letter to the U.S. Senate expressing concerns about tens of billions of dollars in potential cuts to Medicare next year alone, as...


Nov 30, 2017, 09:37 ET Anthem joins Colorado Community Health Alliance, integrates physical and behavioral health

Anthem Inc. (Anthem) has joined Colorado Community Health Alliance (CCHA) to create a unique model of care that integrates behavioral and physical...


Nov 30, 2017, 09:17 ET New Therapy Transparent™ Workers' Compensation Solution Brings Transparency and Compliance to Outpatient Therapy

Priority Care Solutions, a national specialty managed care services and network provider for the Workers' Compensation Industry, today introduced...


Nov 30, 2017, 09:00 ET Transamerica Survey Finds Healthcare Organizations Seek To Bolster Retirement Plan Participation

Transamerica today revealed the latest annual survey findings of retirement plan trends for healthcare institutions. The survey results provide an...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:03 ET ZERO360 Navigates Open Enrollment for Prostate Cancer Patients

At the time of their prostate cancer diagnoses, 80 percent of patients said that they needed more help than what they had received from their...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:00 ET True Health Contracts with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois as In-Network Provider

True Health Diagnostics has reached an agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois to provide its leading-edge integrated diagnostics to...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:00 ET New CVS Health Survey Reveals Majority of Americans Want Change to Improve the State of U.S. Health Care

Results of a new national survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today found that over half (56 percent) of Americans say the U.S. health care...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:00 ET Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From Louisiana Healthcare Connections During The 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

The annual enrollment for Medicare beneficiaries ends next week, on Dec. 7, 2017. Louisiana Healthcare Connections offers Medicare Advantage...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:00 ET Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From Peach State Health Plan During The 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

The annual enrollment for Medicare beneficiaries ends next week, on Dec. 7, 2017. Peach State Health Plan offers Medicare Advantage products,...