The exit of two insurers from Iowa's individual market heightens pressure on the Trump administration to decide whether it will support the Affordable Care Act-regulated markets or watch them explode.
One insurer's retreat from the Iowa individual insurance marketplace has prompted a domino effect, as Aetna said Thursday that it will stop selling individual policies both on and off the state's Affordable Care Act exchange next year.
Without a clear sign that the federal government is going to help stabilize the insurance marketplaces as it works to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, more health insurers will stop selling individual market plans.
Aetna is doubling the quarterly dividend it pays shareholders and buying back stock as it regroups from its failed attempt to acquire rival health insurer Humana.
After a year and a half-long engagement, Aetna and Humana are finally breaking up. For Aetna, it's going to be expensive.
The consolidation among the biggest health insurance players that seemed so inevitable not long ago may fizzle into a series of smaller deals aimed at growing market share in Medicare and Medicaid plans
Aetna's chief medical officer discusses the move to the "third curve" of healthcare.
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.
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.