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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Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Healthcare Costs Cited by Majority of Americans as Top Obstacle to Retirement Security

Americans view healthcare costs as the leading obstacle to financial security in retirement, according to new data from Northwestern Mutual's 2017...


Oct 16, 2017, 23:00 ET Aflac Incorporated Prices ¥60 Billion of Yen-Denominated Subordinated Debentures

Aflac Incorporated announced today that it has priced ¥60 billion (par value) in yen-denominated subordinated debentures with a coupon of 2.108%....


Oct 16, 2017, 17:12 ET HealthMine Survey: Just 7% of Medicare Plan Members Connected to Plan on Social Media, versus 37% of Those 64-Years' Old and Under

HealthMine survey data underscores that when members are connected to their health plan on social media, it helps members manage their health....


Oct 16, 2017, 14:37 ET CNA Releases New White Paper on Electronic Medical Records

Findings released in a white paper produced by CNA, a leading provider of insurance solutions and risk management services for healthcare...


Oct 16, 2017, 10:53 ET New Analysis: 340B Program Shifting Delivery of Physician-Administered Medicines to More Expensive Hospital Settings

From 2008 to 2015, there was a significant shift in site of care from physician offices to more expensive 340B hospital outpatient settings for...


Oct 16, 2017, 10:15 ET fred's Pharmacy Offers Personal Consultations to Help People Enrolled in Medicare Part D Save Money

With Medicare Part D Open Enrollment happening October 15-December 7, fred's Pharmacy advises enrollees to turn to their trusted local pharmacist...


Oct 16, 2017, 10:00 ET U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018 Best Medicare Plans

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in healthcare rankings, today released the 2018 Best Medicare Plans. The new ratings are a...


Oct 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Controlled Substance Management Program Helped Decrease Opioid Use Among Those at Highest Risk

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 20 million members nationally, examined opioid use and...


Oct 16, 2017, 09:00 ET HENRY The Dentist Launches In New Jersey, Solving A Massive Healthcare Problem

Today HENRY The Dentist (HENRY), a state-of-the-art mobile dental clinic that comes to corporate offices, announced the launch of the service in...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:29 ET BIOS and Takaful Emarat Enter Into Agreement for Managed Cloud Service

New technology investment with BIOS to accelerate Takaful Emarat's growth and digital expansion Takaful Emarat, UAE's premier provider of...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Introducing Allwell From Home State Health

Medicare open enrollment is underway and this year consumers may select Home State Health's Medicare Advantage products, branded as Allwell from...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Allwell From Magnolia Health Available For 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

Medicare open enrollment is underway and this year consumers may select Magnolia Health's Medicare Advantage products, branded as Allwell from...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Allwell From Superior HealthPlan Available For 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

Medicare open enrollment is underway. This year, consumers may select Superior HealthPlan's Medicare Advantage products, branded as Allwell from...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Allwell From Louisiana Healthcare Connections Available For 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

Medicare open enrollment is underway and this year consumers may select Louisiana Healthcare Connections' Medicare Advantage products, branded as...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET MediaAlpha, a White Mountains Company, Acquires Health & Life Business

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM) announced today that its portfolio company, MediaAlpha, has acquired from Healthplans.com certain...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Allwell From Sunflower Health Plan Available For 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

Open enrollment is underway for those who are eligible for Medicare next year. For the first time, Sunflower is offering Medicare Advantage...


Oct 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Thermo Fisher Scientific's Oncomine Dx Target Test for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Receives Coverage from First Regional Health Plan

Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced its Oncomine Dx Target Test has received a positive coverage decision by Regence BlueCross/BlueShield. The...


Oct 16, 2017, 05:30 ET DaVita Provides Additional Information Regarding Patients Receiving Charitable Premium Assistance

DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services, today provides additional information on...


Oct 16, 2017, 02:00 ET Symbility Collaborates with NSR Management to Create a New Pricing Database for the United Kingdom Insurance Market

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Symbility Solutions (TSX.V: SY), a global software company focused on modernising the insurance industry,...


Oct 13, 2017, 17:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Releases Statement On Trump Administration's Recent Actions Related To Health Care

In response to recent health care actions announced by the Trump administration, Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of...


Oct 13, 2017, 14:39 ET Declaración de Stacey D. Stewart, presidente de March of Dimes, sobre la decisión de poner fin a las subvenciones de costo compartido para el mercado individual

March of Dimes publicó la siguiente declaración de su presidente Stacey D. Stewart tras el anuncio de hoy de que el Presidente Trump ha decidido no...


Oct 13, 2017, 13:44 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO on Trump Administration Ending Insurance Premium Subsidies that Help Low-Income Americans

"We are very disappointed that the Trump Administration is eliminating the subsidies that help people in need buy health insurance. This onslaught...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:51 ET American Diabetes Association Speaks Out Against Presidential Executive Order Regarding Health Care Coverage

Speaking out on behalf of more than 30 million Americans living with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association is extremely concerned with the...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:30 ET Prime Therapeutics Study Finds a Diabetes Drugs Value Based Insurance Design Improves Adherence, Doesn't Lower Total Cost of Care

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 20 million members nationally, found that implementing value...


Oct 13, 2017, 09:45 ET Independence Blue Cross empowers members to "Achieve with Independence"

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is giving its members personalized resources and tools to help them lead a healthier life and achieve their...