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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Nov 29, 2017, 16:15 ET ProAssurance Announces Special and Regular Dividends Totaling $5.00 per Share

The ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE: PRA) Board of Directors today declared a special dividend of $4.69 per share and a regular dividend of $0.31...


Nov 29, 2017, 15:02 ET Edward-Elmhurst launches online cost estimator tool

Edward-Elmhurst Health is the first hospital or health system in the Chicago area and among the first in the nation to provide an online cost...


Nov 29, 2017, 12:10 ET Last Step of Open Enrollment - Get a USA Medical Pharmacy Discount Card

USA Medical reminds insurance marketplace participants that Open Enrollment ends December 15, 2017. To help people who purchase...


Nov 29, 2017, 12:00 ET Centene, Schnucks And People's Health Centers Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Ferguson Clinic

Today, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) along with its Missouri subsidiary, Home State Health, and their partners, Schnuck Markets Inc. and Betty...


Nov 29, 2017, 11:30 ET Vogue Recovery Center Expands Outreach Internationally With New Site and Diversified Insurance Options

Las Vegas-based Vogue Recovery Center has been experiencing a steady growth in the number of patients seeking out the center's versatile range of...


Nov 29, 2017, 11:15 ET Capital BlueCross, UPMC Pinnacle Offer Increased Access to Providers through CareConnect Insurance Plan Option

Capital BlueCross and UPMC Pinnacle today announced the CareConnect Gatekeeper PPO insurance plan is now offering members access to more physicians...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:38 ET Iora Health's Dartmouth Health Connect Now Participating in UnitedHealthcare's Medicare Advantage Care Provider Network

Iora Health and UnitedHealthcare have established a new network relationship, giving New Hampshire and Vermont residents enrolled in...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:31 ET Southwestern Health Resources ACN ranked No. 7 with millions saved, quality measures above 95%

The Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network (ACN) has saved the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) more than $73...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Using a health savings account (HSA) to plan for the future

A health savings account (HSA) is a full-featured spending and savings account that allows participants to plan for the future, both in the...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Empiric Health Raises $3 Million Super Seed Financing to Commercialize and Expand Its Service Offering and Workflow Optimization Tools

Empiric Health, an independent company launched earlier this year by Intermountain Healthcare and Oxeon Partners, today announced that the company...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:30 ET 'Ohana Health Plan Helps Students at Haiku Elementary Stay Active

'Ohana Health Plan, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, recently sponsored the Hawaii 5210 Let's Go! Program assemblies and...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:05 ET Carrum Health Welcomes Former Walmart Global Benefits Executive Sally Welborn to Advisory Board

Carrum Health, the next-generation Center of Excellence (CoE) platform for employers, today announced that Sally Welborn, the former senior vice...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:00 ET SCAN Health Plan Names Top-Performing Medical Groups

SCAN Health Plan, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, is proud to announce the top performing medical groups in...


Nov 29, 2017, 06:00 ET RowdMap Expands Collaboration with CareMore Health to Improve Care Experience for Patients in Connecticut

RowdMap, Inc. announced today an expanded collaboration with CareMore Health to develop high-value referral partnerships in support of CareMore...


Nov 28, 2017, 16:48 ET The Healthcare Packaging Market is forecasted to reach $117.2bn by 2028

The Healthcare Packaging Market to 2028, the latest report from business intelligence provider GMR Data, offers comprehensive analysis of the...


Nov 28, 2017, 14:06 ET National LTC Pharmacy Group Praises Proposed CMS Rule for Recognizing PBM Abuses, Proposing Ways to Stop Them

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today praised the newly proposed CMS rule (Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the...


Nov 28, 2017, 10:00 ET Washington Health Alliance Selected to Continue Work for National Project to Measure and Compare Healthcare Costs Across U.S. Regions

The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) announced today that it has been selected by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to...


Nov 28, 2017, 09:30 ET fred's Pharmacy Customers Talk About Consulting with the Pharmacist to Find the Best Medicare Part D Plans for Their Prescription and Financial Needs

fred's Pharmacy customers have discovered the value of talking with their fred's pharmacist about Medicare Part D plans. Maryanne Callis, from...


Nov 28, 2017, 09:00 ET As Access to Legal Marijuana Increases, Kaiser Permanente Researchers Explore Patient Use

About 1 in 7 adult primary care patients visiting medical offices reported having used marijuana at least once in the past year, according to a...


Nov 28, 2017, 08:30 ET Get Ready: FoQIS QAPI Management System (QMS) Helps Nursing Facilities Navigate New QAPI Compliance Requirements

Effective today, regulation reforms from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) mandate a new process for surveying the policies...


Nov 28, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare of New York Honored by New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Community Engagement

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) and the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) announced today that WellCare of New York was...


Nov 28, 2017, 07:01 ET HealthBI Names Amendola Communications Agency of Record for PR and Content Marketing

Amendola Communications, an award-winning healthcare marketing and public relations agency, is thrilled to add population health technology pioneer...


Nov 27, 2017, 19:30 ET Fullerton Health Announces a Significant Investment from Ping An Capital

Fullerton Healthcare Corporation Limited ("Fullerton Health" or the "Group"), a leading provider of corporate healthcare solutions across Asia...


Nov 27, 2017, 14:21 ET MS Patients Who Adhere to Treatment Have Higher Health Costs-And Better Outcomes

Researchers examined the insurance claims and medical records of 681 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and found those who adhered to...


Nov 27, 2017, 13:07 ET WSMA Responds To Potential Repeal Of The Individual Mandate

Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) President Donna Smith, MD, issued the following statement today: "The Washington State Medical...