About 10.3 million nonelderly adults who previously had no health insurance have since gained some form of coverage, either through Medicaid or the exchanges, since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's inaugural open-enrollment period last year, a new government report shows.
Although Cigna Corp.'s third-quarter profit dropped from the same period in 2013, the health insurer still beat analysts' predictions on its adjusted earnings per share.
Centene Corp. registered sizable top- and bottom-line growth in the third quarter. The managed-care company is benefiting directly from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and executives believe profitability will remain high through the rest of this year and beyond.
Upcoming third-quarter earnings reports for many of the nation's publicly traded health insurers will offer a further glimpse into how many patients are seeing providers and how the new public exchanges are affecting business strategies. Financially, expect higher earnings for the group, analysts...
Medicaid expansion and an aggressive growth strategy are paying early dividends for Centene Corp. The St. Louis-based health insurer has raised its expectations for the rest of the year yet again after reporting a highly profitable second quarter.
Ascension Health, the nation's largest not-for-profit health system, has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire an insurance company.
WellCare Health Plans or Centene Corp. are the most likely insurance acquisition targets for Ascension Health, posits an analyst with healthcare investment bank Leerink Partners, New York.
The Cook County Health and Hospitals System signed a five-year, $1.8 billion deal with a division of St. Louis-based Centene Corp. to administer CountyCare, its managed-care program for people on Medicaid.
Fourteen insurance industry heavyweights were called to the White House Wednesday to advise the Obama administration on how to fix the dysfunctional federal health insurance exchange.
Corizon, the country's largest private prison healthcare provider, lost a bid to renew its contract with the Minnesota Department of Corrections that it had held for the past 15 years. Starting in January, Centurion Managed Care, part of St. Louis-based Centene Corp., will take over the two-year,...
To more effectively identify healthcare providers committing fraud, a national insurer and a multistate payer have announced a plan to pool data with a third-party risk analytics firm.
People in 36 of Mississippi's 82 counties may not be able to buy health insurance through the new federal online marketplace when it starts enrolling customers in October.