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.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. has locked up new multiyear contracts with insurance giants UnitedHealthcare and Centene Corp., cementing pricing for the hospital system and uninterrupted service for the insurer's members.
Major changes in the exchange-based individual market will spill over to Americans with practically any type of health coverage—Medicare, Medicaid or employer-based plans.
Centene Corp. and Kentucky are ending their long-standing legal spat over the insurer's early termination of its Medicaid managed-care contract.
Wildly different experiences with the ACA marketplaces have played out across 34 not-for-profit and mutual Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis of financial filings.
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services awarded a massive Medicaid bid last week to AmeriHealth Caritas, Centene Corp. and UPMC after delaying the decision for several months.
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services awarded a massive Medicaid bid Tuesday to AmeriHealth Caritas, Centene Corp. and UPMC after delaying the decision for several months.
Industry and regulatory fixes to the ACA marketplaces appear inevitable as impatience and insurer losses escalate.
Massive losses surrounding Health Net's individual exchange plans overshadowed the second quarter at Centene Corp., which almost doubled profit and revenue. As a result, Centene will exit a “considerable amount” of exchange business in Arizona next year.
Even if the feds bury Anthem's acquisition of Cigna and Aetna's Humana deal, the big five health insurers are likely to forge new transactions to scale up and improve their position at the bargaining table with consolidating hospitals and systems.
The U.S. Defense Department is shuffling the insurance players in the Tricare program, which provides healthcare coverage for U.S. military members and their families.
Indiana awarded new managed Medicaid contracts to four out of five bidding private health insurers. UnitedHealthcare was the lone company to miss the cut because its proposed costs were too high.