Salaries and bonuses were up across the board in 2015 for top leaders at Health Care Service Corp. even though the Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurer suffered substantial losses in the ACA marketplaces. The highest-paid executive was former CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall, who made nearly $16.6 million.
Illinois insurance regulators are reminding customers of Land of Lincoln Health that they must enroll in a newhealth insurance policy with a different company by the end of the month or they'll have a gap in coverage.
Employers should, in theory, support the Affordable Care Act's Cadillac tax. But the political and business reasons for keeping the tax exclusion on employer health benefits trump economics.
Hospitals and states say a proposed change to the way Medicaid pays hospitals that serve high levels of Medicaid and uninsured patients could be illegal and would destabilize safety net hospitals if finalized.
A poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found people ranked health insurance companies almost as unfavorably as pharmaceutical companies and oil conglomerates, due in no small part to insurers' reputation for poor customer service.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee announced Monday that it is withdrawing from the Affordable Care Act exchanges next year in the state's three largest markets: Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville.