Democratic leaders at the Democratic National Convention this week stressed a commitment to universal healthcare. But just a few miles away, the head of a clinic serving low-income and uninsured patients is watching the election nervously.
People in diverse corners of healthcare are hopeful new legislation will ease growing consumer anxiety over higher medical deductibles. And it might have a chance of becoming law because the cause comes from rare bipartisan ground.
Molina Healthcare beat profit expectations in the second quarter following a brutal start to the year, but the Medicaid managed-care insurer still reported lower overall net income.
Oscar will cut its network in half for 2017 and will no longer cover many of New York City's largest healthcare providers, the health insurer announced in a blog post on its website Tuesday.
While several health insurers are cutting back on plans sold on public health insurance exchanges next year, Cigna Corp. hopes to rev up its exchange participation.
Anthem threw punches back at the U.S. Department of Justice's attempt to block the insurer's acquisition of Cigna Corp. The response signals Anthem will indeed litigate the case to the end even though many analysts and policy experts say the company is unlikely to win
Less than a week after finding out the U.S. Justice Department would seek to block its acquisition of Cigna Corp., Anthem said Wednesday that its second-quarter profit fell more than 9% year over year and it lowered its earnings projections for the rest of the year.
UnitedHealthcare has acquired Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a not-for-profit insurance provider based in Grand Junction, Colo.
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.
The CMS wants to ease enrollment on the federal insurance marketplace and keep it affordable by expediting the application process and signing up some people who are rejected for Medicaid.
Sen. Bernie Sanders embraced Hillary Clinton's less-than-universal healthcare proposal at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Monday night. But some of his supporters haven't made that compromise.
A superficial reading of the latest headlines about the health insurance industry suggests it is facing serious problems, but the steady drumbeat of bad news for insurers is showing up everywhere except in the finances of the major carriers.