If UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter earnings report on April 16 is a harbinger, other publicly traded health insurers will soon be popping their own Champagne corks.
Total compensation for some of the highest-paid CEOs in the healthcare industry increased faster than their companies' profits last year, a Modern Healthcare analysis of the first firms to report executive pay found.
The CMS has fined Medicare Advantage health plans at a record pace so far in 2015, as the government agency attempts to live up to its promise of cracking down on bad practices.
Roughly 6 million people chose their employer-sponsored health benefits through a private insurance exchange for 2015, according to consulting firm Accenture.
Aetna must pay the federal government $1 million because its websites and customer service agents allegedly relayed inaccurate information about which pharmacies were in-network for various Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans.
Healthcare consumers have a new tool to compare prices using data from some of the largest U.S. health insurers, but comparison shopping will remain a challenge for most.
Two health insurers already operating in Iowa have indicated they will bid on Iowa's new proposal to outsource its $4.2 billion Medicaid program to managed-care companies. It's the latest state move to privatize the health insurance program for low-income Americans.
Paula Ercolini is one of about 1.8 million seniors who are part of a Medicare Advantage advocacy group that is blitzing the airwaves and putting pressure on the Obama administration and Congress.
Dr. J. Mario Molina, chairman and CEO of Molina Healthcare, discusses how he and his family developed the company, the mission of serving Medicaid patients, his prediction on what happens if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down premium subsidies, and Molina's M&A strategies.
Aetna recorded more than $2 billion in profit in fiscal 2014, the highest level in the company’s history and a signal that healthcare reform continues to treat the health insurance industry well.
Even as value-based contracting proliferates, the financial incentives for hospitals and medical groups to eliminate waste and improve care have barely changed.
Several of the nation's largest health systems and insurers are joining together in a new task force with the goal of shifting 75% of their business to contracts with incentives for quality and lower-cost healthcare.