BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, is placing big bets on healthcare stocks. The giant New York money manager, which oversees more than $4.5 trillion in assets, took large positions last year in at least 14 investor-owned healthcare companies and a host of medical-device and equipment...
A Centurion subsidiary will provide health services for over three-fourths of prisoners in Florida's penal system, which has been investigated for inmate deaths.
Most insurers have embraced the ACA, and it has helped many of them financially through the tacit encouragement of products such as high-deductible plans. But many still puzzle over how to pivot beyond what was long the core of their business: employer-based plans and holding down medical claims.
Full-year profit at Centene Corp. is expected to top previous estimates, the Medicaid managed-care insurer said late Tuesday.
Health insurer Centene Corp. is hunting for six computer hard drives containing the personally identifiable health records of about 950,000 individuals, the company said Monday afternoon.
The health insurance industry will be watching and waiting to see if antitrust regulators approve several big insurance mergers, whether the Affordable Care Act's exchange market grows more sustainable, and whether states adopt new regulations governing provider network adequacy.
Even if UnitedHealth Group does bail, it's by no means certain that other insurers—many of which are more heavily invested in the exchanges—would immediately follow. And some analysts say UnitedHealth's announcement was mostly about putting pressure on the Obama administration.
Health plans have complained for years that the CMS doesn't treat them fairly if they enroll large numbers of low-income people with complex medical needs. It looks as if they have been heard and may see the changes they want.
Aetna joined a growing list of health insurers topping Wall Street's quarterly profit expectations, and it did so despite higher taxes and a number of acquisitions.
Centene Corp. on Tuesday reported large increases in profit and revenue in the third quarter, yet another period of significant growth for the St. Louis-based Medicaid managed-care insurer.
Georgia's Department of Community Health has accepted the Medicaid managed-care bids of four insurers, three of whom had already run the state's Medicaid program.
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