| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:10 AM
Think about the job market and the typical worker. It is, after all, Labor Day.
The image you might conjure depends on who you are — whether you work, how you work and how much the workplace has rewarded or punished you. As big companies offer...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
When Jim Champion goes to a medical marijuana dispensary in Illinois for the first time, his wife, Sandy, plans to take a picture to mark the victory, after years of fighting for an alternative treatment for his multiple sclerosis.
"It'll be like...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For months, media reports have focused on the troubles with HealthCare.gov and the state insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act. Now the government is reporting that some 8 million people have signed up for health insurance on the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:32 AM
About 14,000 Sears retirees will lose a monthly health insurance subsidy as the languishing department store titan looks for ways to shave costs.
Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. plans to send letters Friday to the 14,000 Sears, Roebuck & Co....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare announced Monday it is now selling small-group health plans through the Chamber Insurance Trust, an alliance of about 60 chambers of commerce in Connecticut.
The Chamber Insurance Trust combines the buying power of more than...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Aetna on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter earnings as the insurer had growth in membership, revenues and net income.
Net income for the quarter was $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, compared with $536 million, or $1.49 per share....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dipped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday.
The tally represents the first...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Three students who say the University of Notre Dame should include contraception in its health care coverage are seeking to intervene in their school’s lawsuit challenging the federal government’s birth-control mandate.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:47 AM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told insurance giant Cigna Corp. to stop selling health plans bearing the name of California's health exchange because it was deceptive.
Cigna opted out of participating in the Covered California exchange when it...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:13 AM
Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:11 AM
For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among California policyholders, according to ratings firm J.D. Power & Associates.
But two other major rivals -- Blue Shield of California...