Aetna makes large bet on wellness with Apple Watches

Aetna makes large bet on wellness with Apple Watches

By Bob Herman  |  September 27, 2016

Apple Watches are becoming near-ubiquitous in healthcare and the corporate world, and health insurer Aetna is now investing heavily in the wellness promises of the device.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska exits ACA exchange

By Bob Herman  |  September 23, 2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, the state's dominant health insurance company, said Friday it will not sell individual plans on the insurance marketplace for 2017. However, it is not a full exit, as the insurer will keep a small presence in the off-exchange market.

Burwell meets with Dems to discuss strength of ACA marketplace

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 17, 2016

Burwell reportedly cited recent surveys that show enrollees are extremely satisfied with their coverage and that record numbers of people have gained insurance. She also downplayed the significance of UnitedHealthcare and Aetna pulling out of the exchanges. The meeting came just days after...

Premier paper will recommend ways to enhance ACA

Premier paper will recommend ways to enhance ACA

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  September 17, 2016

With less than four months before a new administration moves into the Oval Office, experts and stakeholders are taking stock of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law.

One-third of ACA exchanges will lack competition in 2017

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 23, 2016

More than a third of the Affordable Care Act's exchanges will have only one participating health insurer in 2017, significantly up from 4% reported this year, according to a recent analysis.

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