Highmark Health, a Blues plan that owns Allegheny Health Network, recorded higher operating gains and revenue in 2017, driven by the continued turnaround of its ACA insurance business, growth in its Medicare Advantage segment, and the sale of a portion of its vision insurance business.
Andrew Witty will lead UnitedHealth's fast-growing Optum unit, while Larry Renfro will head the company's newly expanded venture capital fund, Optum Ventures.
A federal judge blocked the proposed $54 billion tie-up between national insurers Anthem and Cigna late Wednesday, saying the combination would harm competition in the national employer market.
RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association, retired Sunday after 32 years at the head of the labor union that has 150,000 members across the country.
Observers are wondering if Idaho officials are negotiating with the Trump administration behind the scenes to meld their proposal for cheaper, leaner individual-market plans with the administration's plan to let insurers offer short-term products.