If UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter earnings report on April 16 is a harbinger, other publicly traded health insurers will soon be popping their own Champagne corks.
Private health insurance exchange eHealth lost $2.1 million in the first quarter this year and has lost hundreds of thousands of individual exchange members in the past year, the company reported Friday.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association will build a private health insurance exchange in the hopes of retaining workers who age into the Medicare program, the not-for-profit health plan group said Friday.
Most specialized cancer hospitals say they participate in the narrow provider networks of some exchange health plans. But health insurers have not been shy keeping some cancer hospitals out.
Policy experts worried lower-income people would get bumped back and forth between Medicaid and exchange plans under the Affordable Care Act. A Modern Healthcare survey of exchanges and insurers suggests such disruption has been minimal.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones laid into Anthem Blue Cross of California on Wednesday, calling the health insurer's 8.7% rate increase this year on individual plans “unjustified and unreasonable.”
For the first time in nearly three years, more Americans approve of the Affordable Care Act than disapprove of it, according to the latest tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The difference between the opposing views was small and statistically insignificant. But the trend lines seem to...
Former U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz is donning a new hat on Capitol Hill. The Pennsylvania Democrat will head the Better Medicare Alliance, a young lobbying organization funded by health insurers, providers and business groups.
Oscar Insurance Corp. is poised to grow and expand significantly as more investors have poured money into the tech-driven health insurance startup.
Rising medical and prescription drug costs could crimp the health insurance industry's strong revenue and profit growth.
How do we measure health? If you ask 100 people—physicians, patients, hospitals, caregivers—you could get 100 different answers.
In a victory for business, federal regulators said Thursday that employers can continue to use financial penalties and rewards to nudge staff to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs.