Shelby Livingston

Reporter / Nashville

Shelby Livingston is an insurance reporter. Before joining Modern Healthcare in 2016, she covered employee benefits at Business Insurance magazine. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor’s in English from Clemson University.

Cigna-Express Scripts deal reflects industry in transition

September 22, 2018

The need to tame healthcare spending and stay on top of potential competition has led health insurers to pair up with nontraditional partners. Here's how the five dominant national insurers are reshaping themselves and the industry.

Food supplies are loaded into a helicopter for delivery to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C.

Recovering from Florence, hospitals get an outside assist

September 19, 2018

North Carolina hospitals affected by Hurricane Florence are working to get back to normal operations, thanks in part to collaboration with the state, supply chain partners and healthcare providers in less affected areas, like Atrium Health.

Some startup insurers are ditching the deductible

September 15, 2018

Two health insurance startups that are ditching high-deductible plans in favor of straightforward copays illustrate a growing sentiment that having patients pay more out of pocket won't tame rising healthcare costs and could harm patients' health.

High winds and water surround a house as Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

Hospitals face Hurricane Florence head on

September 14, 2018

North Carolina hospitals hunkered down and waited for emergency patients to arrive after Hurricane Florence pummeled the coast near Wrightsville Beach on Friday morning.


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