Thomas Strauss has been named president and CEO of Sisters of Charity Health System based in Cleveland. He replaces Terrence Kessler, who retired at the end of 2016 after serving as president and CEO of the system since 2013.
While Medicare Advantage plans added nearly 900,000 members in 2016, enrollment is growing at a slower pace. Still, experts say the future of Medicare Advantage will be lucrative for insurers.
The U.S. Justice Department is challenging Anthem's proposal to take over Cigna and Aetna's attempt to merge with Humana in cases that could help define what a national insurance market is.
Health insurer Aetna and 27-hospital system Texas Health Resources have tapped former Ascension Health executive Jeffrey Cook to head up their jointly-owned health plan announced earlier this year.
Attorneys for the U.S. Justice Department and Aetna clashed over whether Aetna's proposed takeover of Humana would reduce competition and hurt seniors in Medicare Advantage programs.
Aetna and Humana, two of the largest Medicare Advantage players, will fight accusations that if they merged, seniors and people with disabilities in more than 300 markets would be negatively affected.
The first of the U.S. Justice Department's highly anticipated healthcare merger challenges is set to start next week in Washington, D.C.,as Anthem and Cigna Corp. defend their proposed merger.
In a sample of 100 prominent healthcare executives, a quarter gave money to Democrat Hillary Clinton. Not a single one financially backed Trump, even though many of them have a history of donating to conservative politicians and causes.
In the case at hand, a subsidiary of Kindred Healthcare is fighting the daughters of two former residents. Although the daughters signed admission paperwork for their parents, Kentucky's Supreme Court said the arbitration agreements in those contracts violated the residents' “God-given”...
Policy experts say the projected double-digit hikes are unlikely to affect the majority of people who enroll in health plans through the federal exchange. At the same time, benchmark premiums in some states, including Arkansas, Indiana and Ohio, will increase only slightly or even decrease in 2017.
Aetna's third-quarter net income jumped 7.8% compared with the year-ago period as membership growth in its Medicare and Medicaid businesses offset membership losses in its commercial segment. Aetna also stressed Thursday that it remains confident its multibillion-dollar merger with rival insurer...
The CMS has temporarily stopped accepting new proposals from health insurance companies seeking to enroll their commercial or Medicaid patients automatically into their Medicare Advantage plans.