Now that merger candidates Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem have split just shy of the altar, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is playing the role of the relative who breathes a sigh of relief.
A group of Republican senators introduced a bill Friday to bar the government from paying any award or settlement to the growing number of health insurers suing for funds owed to them under one of the Affordable Care Act's risk programs.
A self-described child of the 1960s, she overcame barriers both personal and professional to gain prominence. She was a woman who made it in a field dominated by men. She quickly moved on to bigger and better positions after being outed as gay by a member of the board at the Ohio hospital system...
The U.S. Justice Department recently said the insurer's lawsuit and several others over the controversial three-year program are premature, since payments allegedly won't be due until next year at the earliest. But the North Carolina Blues said that argument runs afoul of the Affordable Care Act...
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina blasted the federal government on Monday for trying to dodge hundreds of millions of dollars in overdue risk-corridor payments, alleging the feds' defenses are nothing more than “revisionist history.”
The nearly 400,000 people who buy their own health insurance in Michigan will see premiums rise by an average of 16.7% next year, a sticker shock that insurers and the government say can be offset for those who qualify for tax credits.
Wildly different experiences with the ACA marketplaces have played out across 34 not-for-profit and mutual Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis of financial filings.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy sent an email last week to members of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps warning them that unauthenticated visitors to a computer site could have accessed their names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers. Investigators are still trying to...
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to escape two insurer lawsuits accusing it of shorting them of hundreds of millions of dollars in the Affordable Care Act's much-maligned risk-corridor program by claiming they weren't guaranteed the massive payouts in the first place.
Humana, UnitedHealthcare, WellCare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and CVS Health are among those participating in a Medicare Part D model that gives insurers financial incentives to offer innovative programs that encourage patients to take their medications.
The Supreme Court of New Jersey declined to review a case this week that alleges state regulators shouldn't have allowed Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield to relegate hospitals to a tiered network.
Horizon Pharma has settled a lawsuit with prescription benefits manager Express Scripts related to disputed drug rebates.