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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Feb 16, 2018, 11:46 ET PCMA: CMS Report: PBM Tools Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on new National Health Expenditure (NHE) data by the Centers...


Feb 15, 2018, 18:41 ET New Survey Shows African Americans Open Their Wallets For Family And Friends Despite Daily Financial Concerns

A new survey by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) reveals African Americans are more likely to believe community involvement...


Feb 15, 2018, 17:26 ET Atlas Lift Tech and NYU Winthrop Hospital Announce Groundbreaking 2.5% NYSIF Insurance Credit Due to Successful Safe Patient Handling Program

Atlas Lift Tech and NYU Winthrop Hospital are excited to announce groundbreaking news in the progress of safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM)...


Feb 15, 2018, 15:00 ET MedicareWebWatch National Certification Recognizes Benchmark and Distinguished 2018 Medicare Advantage Websites

HealthMetrix Research Inc., an independent research firm, announces the selection of 43 Medicare Advantage plan websites for MedicareWebWatch...


Feb 15, 2018, 07:01 ET Health IQ Names New Head Of Marketing

Health IQ Insurance Services (Health IQ), the fastest-growing life insurance company for health conscious individuals, today announced the...


Feb 15, 2018, 01:47 ET THEKEY Big Data Processing Technology Starts New Journey in Commercial Health Insurance

With the recent announcement of the application results of the research subjects of The Insurance Society of China in 2017, THEKEY has ushered in a...


Feb 14, 2018, 10:04 ET February Designated as Heart Health Month

February is a time to wear red and raise awareness about heart disease prevention. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicates heart disease is...


Feb 14, 2018, 08:38 ET SCIO Health Analytics Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

SCIO Health Analytics, a leading health analytics solution and services company based in West Hartford, Connecticut, today announced that the...


Feb 14, 2018, 08:30 ET Staywell Commits $15,000 to Support the March of Dimes

Nearly 59 percent of pregnancies in Florida are unintended, which can have a significant adverse effect on birth outcomes, according to America's...


Feb 13, 2018, 16:08 ET Aflac Incorporated Announces Two-for-One Stock Split in the Form of a 100% Stock Dividend Payable on March 16, 2018

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a two-for-one stock split of the company's common stock in...


Feb 13, 2018, 13:16 ET New study confirms: New York women are nation's most stressed

Confirming the perceived wisdom that life in New York is more stressful than anywhere else, a new survey released by Northwell Health, New York...


Feb 13, 2018, 13:00 ET Michael J. Guyette Named President and CEO of VSP Global

VSP Global® today announced that Michael J. Guyette has been appointed President and CEO of VSP Global. Guyette will succeed VSP Global Board...


Feb 13, 2018, 13:00 ET Michael Guyette Announces Decision to Step Down as President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

After five years as president and chief executive officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), Michael Guyette has informed...


Feb 13, 2018, 11:44 ET NestUp ® Creatively Connects Health Care and Retirement Savings to Deliver Results

NestUp ® expedites the move towards high-deductible health plans and health savings accounts (HSAs) that offer transformational potential....


Feb 13, 2018, 11:00 ET Cook County Based NextLevel Health Announces Transition To HMO

Today NextLevel Health (NLH) announced that it has transitioned from a managed care community network (MCCN) to a licensed health maintenance...


Feb 13, 2018, 11:00 ET Simplify Healthcare Launches Industry's First Automated CMS PBP Medicare Product Configuration And Document Generation Solution

Simplify Healthcare, a leader in benefit plan configuration, announced today that it has launched eMedicareSync – the industry's first turn-key...


Feb 13, 2018, 08:30 ET Triple-S Management Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31,...


Feb 13, 2018, 08:00 ET Six Texas Schools And Superior HealthPlan Celebrate No One Eats Alone Day

For a second straight year, Superior HealthPlan joined middle schools across Texas for a positive prevention initiative designed to promote...


Feb 13, 2018, 08:00 ET Providence Health & Services Debuts New Virtual Care Solution to Connect Patients and Physicians Online

Providence Health & Services, in partnership with Providence Health Plan, today announced that it will provide patients and health plan members...


Feb 13, 2018, 02:15 ET Ping An Technology Applies AI to Healthcare, Delivering Solutions that Benefit the General Public

The brand image of a company is not only reflected in its leading technologies and capital strength but also in its social responsibility and...


Feb 12, 2018, 19:44 ET Physician Group Dedicated to Low-Income Patients Files Discrimination, Civil Rights Suit Against California Department of Managed Health Care and Gov. Brown Appointee

Following up on claims that they have been unfairly and illegally targeted by government overreach and discrimination, Employee Health Systems...


Feb 12, 2018, 15:56 ET COA: Analysis Shows New Mexico Hospitals Benefit From Recent Changes In Medicare Payment

Hospitals in New Mexico, especially those in rural areas, will benefit from recent changes to Medicare prescription drug payments, including...


Feb 12, 2018, 10:35 ET FirstCare CEO Named Chair of Health Plans Board

Effective January 2018, the Board of the Texas Association of Community Health Plans (TACHP) selected FirstCare Health Plans President and CEO...


Feb 12, 2018, 10:00 ET Health Care Service Corporation Named a 2018 World's Most Ethical Company for Third Consecutive Year

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute for the...


Feb 12, 2018, 10:00 ET Supply Executives with an Opinion See Tax Reform as a Step in the Right Direction

On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). Called the "biggest tax reform in a...