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 06, 2017, 14:00 ET IPRO Renews NJ Medicaid Quality Improvement Contract

IPRO has obtained a four-year renewal of a contract that provides independent quality improvement services to support New Jersey's oversight of...


Dec 06, 2017, 11:47 ET College and University Employers Confront Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs

For large employers everywhere, specialty drugs are the single largest driver of the alarming increases in healthcare costs. To help higher...


Dec 06, 2017, 11:45 ET Boys & Girls Clubs in New Hampshire Awarded Five New Grants By the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is reinforcing its commitment the health and wellness of children and teens in Connecticut, thanks to $25,000 in...


Dec 06, 2017, 10:45 ET New ESIS Workers Compensation Solution Helps Streamline Claims Processes and Provides Efficiencies for Employers and Employees

ESIS®, Inc., Chubb's risk management division, announced a new workers compensation solution that is designed to help streamline the claims...


Dec 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From Home State Health Plan During The 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

The annual open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries ends this week, on December 7, 2017. Home State offers Medicare Advantage...


Dec 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Most Americans Don't Believe Fully Funded Health Care Is a Right, Policygenius Survey Finds

Almost 63% of people don't feel fully funded health care is a right of all Americans, a new Policygenius survey finds. So what do they think are...


Dec 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Health Net Federal Services Earns URAC Health Utilization Management And Case Management Accreditations

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


Dec 06, 2017, 08:00 ET SCAN Health Plan Alerts Members Affected by Wildfires How to Access Benefits

SCAN Health Plan® is alerting its members in Ventura County that they can and should access the medical care, supplies and prescription drugs they...


Dec 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From MHS

The annual enrollment for Medicare beneficiaries ends this week, on December 7, 2017. Managed Health Services (MHS) offers Medicare Advantage...


Dec 06, 2017, 07:53 ET Lively and Parasail Join Forces to Help People Afford Medical Care

Parasail Health and Lively have partnered to create a solution to the personal financial risk associated with high deductible health plans (HDHPs)....


Dec 06, 2017, 07:00 ET Cogentix Medical Announces Palmetto GBA Extends Medicare Coverage on Urgent® PC

Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: CGNT), announced today that Palmetto GBA, LLC, a Medicare Administrative Contractor serving approximately 4.5...


Dec 05, 2017, 17:39 ET Maxim Healthcare Services Resolves Self-Disclosed Billing Error with MassHealth

Maxim Healthcare Services has reached a settlement with the Massachusetts Attorney General and MassHealth to resolve an error the company...


Dec 05, 2017, 15:54 ET Bipartisan Support To Repeal The "Cadillac Tax" Grows As House Cosponsorship Tops The Magic Number: 218

The Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don't Tax My Health Care today announced that Congressional support for repeal of the "Cadillac Tax" exceeded the...


Dec 05, 2017, 10:00 ET NMI® at 57.4%; November Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 95th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply...


Dec 05, 2017, 07:00 ET Healthy Plus Announces Newly Integrated Application for athenahealth's Growing Healthcare Provider Network

Healthy Plus, an organization with a full-service Annual Wellness Visit program, today announced the integration of its new application through...


Dec 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Empire Life and Symbility Health Pilot Program Offers Fully Insured Drug Program

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Symbility Health Inc., a division of Symbility Solutions Inc., (TSX.V: SY) and The Empire Life Insurance...


Dec 04, 2017, 18:52 ET Surgeons at Porter and Parker Adventist Hospitals give free joint replacements to patients in need in time for the holidays

Greater numbers of Americans are insured than ever before, but many still fall through the cracks and are forced to live with debilitating and...


Dec 04, 2017, 16:27 ET Doctors prescribe healthy food, exercise, and outdoor activity

Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced the launch of its new social impact initiative, "Dot Rx," a prescription program designed...


Dec 04, 2017, 15:11 ET NCPA Statement on CVS Bid to Acquire Aetna

In a statement, National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, Pharmacist, MBA, says the announced merger of CVS Health and Aetna...


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...