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Bob Herman

Midwest Bureau Chief / Chicago

Bob Herman covers the health insurance industry and other healthcare news. Before joining Modern Healthcare in 2014, he covered hospital finance as a reporter and editor at Becker’s Hospital Review. He has a bachelor's degree from Butler University in Indianapolis

With Wellcare deal, future looks bright for Medicare Advantage plans


November 19, 2016

WellCare plans to acquire Universal American Corp., bolstering the company's investment in Medicare Advantage and accountable care organizations. After factoring in Universal American's debt and retirement of preferred shares, the deal is worth about $800 million.

Dignity's Lloyd Dean resigns from Navigant's board


November 18, 2016

Lloyd Dean, CEO of Dignity Health, is resigning from the board of directors at Navigant Consulting. Dean is looking to spend more time on Dignity's pending merger with Catholic Health Initiatives.

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