Medtronic and Aetna announced a new risk-based agreement for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients who transition to Medtronic's insulin injectors. The deal aims to increase accountability and lower costs by tying reimbursement to outcomes.
Anthem is on the cusp of having to make the biggest payout in U.S. history for a data breach. The $115 million proposed settlement is a reflection of the just how valuable patient records and personal information have become.
A draft version of a White House executive order would allow patients enrolled in high-deductible health plans to access care for chronic conditions before they meet their deductible.
As the Senate debates and amends its Obamacare replacement bill projected to leave 22 million without insurance, a new report found that those with insurance live longer than the uninsured.
Anthem has reached a $115 million deal to settle lawsuits over a 2015 data breach in which hackers stole personal information from 78.8 million employees and current and former members.
Insurers' margins on individual insurance plans improved in aggregate in 2016 over 2015. But their losses still totaled billions of dollars.
While some health insurers are bailing on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, other are swooping in to take the business they leave behind.
Senate Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act may be enough to keep insurers from exiting the exchanges in 2018. But Medicaid insurers warn the bill's caps on federal spending in that program would compel them to cut services and reduce provider reimbursement rates.
While many insurers are retreating from the individual insurance market, Oscar thinks its tech-driven insurance products and concierge-style member experience will help the company thrive in a time of regulatory uncertainty.
Insurers must say Wednesday whether they plan to sell coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges next year. The deadline is the first look at the state of the federal marketplace for 2018: how much rates could go up and which counties are at risk of having no insurers.
As its former CEO, Dr. Michael Genord, oversaw the effort to turn around the financial and operational health of Flint-based insurer HealthPlus of Michigan before the commercial and Medicare business was sold to Health Alliance Plan. As CEO of HAP Midwest Health Plan, Genord was again a key player.
Bloomfield, Conn.-based Cigna may immediately resume marketing its Medicare Advantage plans and enrolling members. Insurance industry analysts noted that the lifted sanctions pave the way for Cigna to pursue an acquisition in the lucrative Medicare Advantage segment.