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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Jun 17, 2019, 18:07 ET Philadelphia's First City-Wide Innovation Festival, B. PHL, Announced for October 2019

Regional leaders and entrepreneurs today announced Philadelphia's first city-wide innovation festival, B. PHL, which will take place October...


Jun 17, 2019, 16:30 ET WellCare Recognized As One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S.

Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, has named WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) one of the 50...


Jun 17, 2019, 13:17 ET AmeriLife Completes $395 Million Financing Transaction

AmeriLife Group, LLC ("AmeriLife"), a national leader in developing, marketing and distributing annuity, life and health insurance solutions, today...


Jun 17, 2019, 13:05 ET Take Command Health heads to the White House to discuss new Individual Coverage HRAs

Take Command Health, the leading resource for affordable, personalized benefits, was invited by the White House to the Rose Garden last Friday for...


Jun 17, 2019, 12:12 ET Iowa Total Care Welcomes Healthcare Systems to Provider Network

Iowa Total Care announced today that it has signed contracts with four of the state's largest healthcare providers, including UnityPoint Health®,...


Jun 17, 2019, 11:30 ET HAP Appoints Seth Crawford Vice President of Underwriting

Health Alliance Plan has appointed Seth Crawford as vice president of Underwriting. Crawford has nearly 30 years of experience in the health...


Jun 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Cardinal Analytx and Optima Health Enter into Multiyear Strategic Alliance to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

Cardinal Analytx Solutions, an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled health insights company, announced today that it is partnering with Optima...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:12 ET Unqork CEO Gary Hoberman to Present on DIY Enterprise at MongoDB World

Unqork today announced that Founder and CEO Gary Hoberman will be the main presenter of MongoDB's Investor Day Summit and will deliver a Technical...


Jun 14, 2019, 09:05 ET Shaw Industries Partners with Premise Health, Offers Onsite Health Care to Associates and Dependents

Leading floorcovering provider Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., has partnered with direct health care...


Jun 13, 2019, 16:10 ET Despised HMO Payment Method Making a Comeback, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) created the capitation method of payment, touted in the 1990s as the wave of the future, which would contain...


Jun 13, 2019, 15:44 ET Demotech Selects Sandy Elsass to Discuss Healthcare and Fitness at I LEAD Conference 2019

Healthcare and employee benefits are the second highest personnel cost, surpassed only by salaries. At Demotech's I LEAD Conference 2019 Sandy...


Jun 13, 2019, 11:48 ET New Class Action Targets National Fraudulent Healthcare Insurance Scheme

As health insurance fraud penetrates America's healthcare industry to target vulnerable consumers, Miami-based law firm Levine Kellogg Lehman...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:15 ET GetInsured Powers National Academy of Sports Medicine's Health Insurance Enrollment Platform

GetInsured, a leader in health insurance enrollment technology, announced today that it will partner with the National Academy of Sports Medicine...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:07 ET Limelight Health Appoints Jeff To to Board of Advisors

Limelight Health, the leading insurance underwriting, quoting and proposal platform for the employee benefits industry, today announced the...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:00 ET MORE Health Announces Strategic Collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

MORE Health, a global healthcare company, today announced a strategic collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), the world's...


Jun 13, 2019, 08:01 ET Cannes' Speaker is a Duck ... and a Robot

More than just humans will grace the speaker dais of the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in France this year. Aflac today announced that...


Jun 13, 2019, 05:05 ET Millennial Generation Deaths Due to Drug Misuse up 400 percent since 1999; Deaths from Drugs and Suicide at All-time Highs

Young adult deaths due to alcohol and drug misuse and suicide have increased precipitously among 18- to 34-year-olds during the last two decades,...


Jun 12, 2019, 15:20 ET $3 million+ medical claims more than doubled from 2015 to 2018

Specialty drugs, extended hospital stays and complex treatments are major cost drivers in million-dollar+ claims, according to the Sun Life 2019...


Jun 12, 2019, 14:43 ET Payer Compass Announces Appointments of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Revenue Officer

Payer Compass, a leading provider of healthcare reimbursement technology and price transparency solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of...


Jun 12, 2019, 12:01 ET Dr. James Napoli Appointed Chief Medical Officer For Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has named Dr. James Napoli as the company's new Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Napoli was appointed...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:02 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Severe Weather in Arkansas and Oklahoma

In response to recent severe storms, winds, and flooding, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Inc. is expediting access to care for...


Jun 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Small Business Owners' Economic Outlook Rebounds, Hiring Plans Hold Steady

Data from the Q2 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index indicates employers are experiencing a boost in confidence about the state...


Jun 12, 2019, 06:01 ET 86% of AARP Members Support the Medicare Rebate Rule that AARP Opposes

Eighty-six percent of AARP members support the administration's proposed rule to reform the rebate system in Medicare Part D, according to a...


Jun 11, 2019, 18:32 ET Univision Joins NASHNET in Advancing Awareness of NASH in Latino Populations

NASH Network (NASHNET), a global Centers of Excellence Network represented by leading healthcare systems in collaboration with The Kinetix Group, is...


Jun 11, 2019, 15:52 ET New York's highest court decides Carothers case, holding that a finding of fraud is not required for an insurer to withhold payments to a medical service corporation that violates material licensing requirements

In a major victory for the insurance industry, the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York, has affirmed the 2017 order of the...