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  • HUPTI focusing more on head, neck cancers

     HUPTI focusing more on head, neck cancers
    As the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute completes its third year of treating cancer patients — half of them for prostate cancer — insurance companies across the country are dropping coverage for proton beam therapy for early stage...
  • Health law's ailments can be cured by single-payer system

    With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a...
  • Underwriter Finds Productive Niche

    Underwriter Finds Productive Niche
    Karen O'Brien likes her job as a senior client administrator at Medical Risk Managers Inc., a big player in the medical stop-loss insurance business. Beyond the pay, the camaraderie with co-workers and perks, O'Brien feels appreciated. "I came from a...
  • Laguna will implement Affordable Care Act on Jan. 1

    Some part-time city employees will be able to buy medical insurance as Laguna Beach begins to comply with the Affordable Care Act. City employees who work more than 30 hours may purchase health coverage through a health-maintenance organization...
  • Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange

    Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange
    Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance...
  • Nonprofit Co-op Approved To Sell Health Insurance In Connecticut

    The state Insurance Department approved an insurance license for HealthyCT, allowing the new nonprofit to sell health plans in Connecticut, the nonprofit and department said Tuesday. HealthyCT is a federally recognized Consumer-Operated and Oriented...
  • Court Upholds $142 Million Verdict Against Pfizer, Revives Aetna Claim

    A federal appeals court said Pfizer Inc. should pay about $142 million to cover costs for the marketing and prescribing of epilepsy drug Neurontin for unapproved uses, a practice that has also earned it a hefty criminal fine. A panel of appellate...
  • Aetna CEO's Pay More Than Tripled Last Year

    Aetna CEO's Pay More Than Tripled Last Year
    The CEO of Aetna Inc., Mark T. Bertolini, had a 2012 pay package that more than tripled — nearly quadrupled — his compensation the year before, according to documents filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Bertolini...
  • Consumers Could Avoid New Health Reform Rules, But Only For A Year

    Health insurance companies are letting millions of Americans renew their current coverage for another year — and thereby avoid changes under the federal healthcare law. That may offer a short-term benefit for certain consumers and shield some of...
  • HealthyCT Contracts With Virginia Company For Care Management System

    Connecticut's newly formed health insurance co-op has contracted with Altruista Health Inc. of Reston, Va., to provide the co-op with software that will identify the sickest patients who are in the greatest need of a disease management or care plan....
  • Magellan Health's Lerer Received $4.3 Million Last Year As CEO

    In his last year as CEO of Magellan Health Services Inc., René Lerer was compensated 32 percent less last year than in 2011, according to documents filed Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Lerer was compensated $4.3 million...