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 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...


Oct 13, 2017, 08:57 ET Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on the Decision to End Cost-Sharing Subsidies for the Individual Market

The March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey D. Stewart on today's announcement that President Trump has decided not...


Oct 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Roundstone and HUB International Form a Strategic Partnership for Self-Funded Medical Captive Programs

Roundstone Management, Ltd. (Roundstone), an insurance organization and industry leader in self-insured solutions for mid-size companies, and HUB...


Oct 13, 2017, 07:00 ET Prestige Health Choice Appoints Dr. Sandra Schwemmer Chief Medical Officer

Prestige Health Choice, a Medicaid managed care plan serving 55 of Florida's 67 counties and a joint venture between AmeriHealth Caritas and...


Oct 13, 2017, 06:19 ET UMA Health Fills Important Gap in Trump's Insurance Rule Cut

UMA Health (UMA) announced today its insurance-free, affordable health care marketplace is the ideal way for patients to shop for doctors while...


Oct 12, 2017, 17:00 ET MSH International stärkt seine Position in Nord- und Südamerika durch Übernahme von Imagine und Intrepid 24/7

Ingle International Inc. hat seine Versicherungsgruppe Imagine Financial Ltd. und Intrepid 24/7, seine Gruppe für reisemedizinische Hilfe,...


Oct 12, 2017, 16:55 ET Kaiser Permanente Medicare Health Plans Rated Among Nation's Best for Quality, Service

"I'm on bonus time, there's absolutely no question about that," said George Wittemyer, reflecting on the care he received from physicians and...


Oct 12, 2017, 16:27 ET ATA Applauds White House Announcement on Association Health Plans

Today, the American Trucking Associations praised President Trump for signing an executive order allowing individuals to purchase health insurance...


Oct 12, 2017, 15:32 ET Actuaries Caution on Potential Risks and Effects of Health Care Executive Order on Consumers, Insurance Markets

The American Academy of Actuaries is cautioning that President Trump's executive order on association health plans (AHPs) and short-term...


Oct 12, 2017, 14:43 ET Trump's Association Health Plans Could Bring Back Days of Junk Insurance, Where Patients Who Are Insured Face Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars In Medical Bills, Says Consumer Watchdog

The White House's executive order today seeking to allow for more "Association Health Plans" could turn the clock back to days when patients faced...


Oct 12, 2017, 14:43 ET Medicare Beneficiaries Can Explore Coverage Options During October 24 "Medicare Shop & Compare"

Medicare beneficiaries who want help as they navigate through the complexities of Medicare enrollment are encouraged to attend the "Medicare Shop...


Oct 12, 2017, 13:01 ET New Executive Order Expected To End Obama Regulation Limiting Short-Term Health Insurance Coverage to 3 Months

The Trump administration issued a new executive order today that laid the foundation to reverse the Obama administration's late 2016 rule...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:44 ET Providence Medicare Advantage Plans Recognized For Excellence: Highest Medicare Ratings For Quality And Service

Providence Health Assurance is pleased to announce that Providence Medicare Advantage Plans have received the highest overall rating – 5 stars –...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania dog's inconceivable impalement earns him the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year

Rooster, a hound mix from Scranton, Pennsylvania, is the 2017 winner of the 9th annual Hambone Award®, honoring the most unusual pet insurance...


Oct 12, 2017, 10:05 ET Candor Granted Approval For .Insurance Top-Level Domain

Candor, a private health insurance marketplace providing consumers with the ability to find and choose health care coverage simply via a mobile...


Oct 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Summit Pharmacy to Serve Liberty Mutual Clients

Summit Pharmacy, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Liberty Mutual Insurance Group to continue to provide doctor-prescribed medication and...


Oct 12, 2017, 09:00 ET PatientPing Partners with North Carolina Hospital Association to Enable State-Wide, Real-Time Care Coordination

PatientPing, a health technology company connecting providers to coordinate care, today announced a partnership with North Carolina Hospital...


Oct 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Annual Survey Finds Three out of Four Americans are Concerned about Potential Healthcare Policy Changes

A new survey from the national non-profit Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) shows that 81 percent of Americans are aware of the...


Oct 11, 2017, 16:29 ET MSH International consolide sa présence sur le continent américain avec l'acquisition d'Imagine et d'Intrepid 24/7

Ingle international Inc. annonce la fusion de son groupe d'assurance Imagine Financial Ltd. et de sa société d'assistance voyage Intrepid 24/7...


Oct 11, 2017, 11:00 ET Chubb Underscores Best Practices to Help Healthcare Organizations Navigate Credentialing Exposures in Challenging Environment

In response to an array of new reform realities, healthcare organizations face significant and growing credentialing-related liabilities, according...


Oct 11, 2017, 10:30 ET Beacon Health Options Names Michael Ramseier as West Region Market President

Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today that it has tapped Michael S. Ramseier to serve...


Oct 11, 2017, 09:00 ET HAP Introduces $0 Medicare Advantage Plan

Health Alliance Plan has a $0 premium Medicare Advantage plan available for Medicare beneficiaries, featuring benefits of the Silver&Fit®...


Oct 11, 2017, 08:55 ET GetInsured Helps Residents in Connecticut and Washington State Make Strategic Health Insurance Decisions

GetInsured today announced that two leading state-based marketplaces – Access Health CT and Washington Health Benefit Exchange – will leverage its...