As more employers turn to high-performance networks to help control rising healthcare costs, the federation of 36 independent Blue companies debuts its first new program to serve a nationwide marketplace in 25 years.
Beaumont Health has reached an agreement with the U.S. attorney's office in Detroit to settle allegations that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act related to providing communication for people who are deaf or hearing-impaired.
Not-for-profits in Illinois are exempt from property taxes, in return for providing free or discounted services to poor and underinsured people. But activists are alleging the hospitals don't provide enough free care to warrant the break.
Pharmacy giant CVS Health touted the strong performance of its first HealthHUBs, which help patients better manage their health in between doctor appointments. CVS is on track to open 1,500 of the hubs by the end of 2021.