| Mar 20, 2009
| 2:43 PM
HOSPITALS AND MAJOR
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. 7519 Hospital Drive, Gloucester. 804-693-8800.
HMOS/HEALTH INSURANCE: SOME HIGH-PROFILE PLANS
Call Virginia Health Information at 877-844-4636.
| Feb 26, 2009
Fitness training for osteoporosis sufferers could be the latest program covered in a trend of health insurers providing benefits for wellness.
Major insurance companies, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Aetna Inc. and Cigna Corp., are...
| Oct 21, 2008
Jennifer and Greg Danylyshyn of Pasadena are conscientious parents. They keep proper car seats in their used BMW, organic vegetables in the family diet and the pediatrician's number by the phone.
They don't have access to the group medical insurance...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 2:50 PM
*This story originally ran on A1 on Thursday, October 23, 2008*
In late 2007, Centinela Hospital in Inglewood was losing nearly $1 million a month and had piled up $15 million in debt. Among the causes of the crisis: $25 million in overdue bills....
| Nov 24, 2009
| 2:53 PM
*This piece originally ran on A1 on Wednesday, October 22, 2008.*
WellPoint Inc., the nation's largest health insurance company, ran into a snag last year while pursuing an important new business initiative.
Federal banking regulators insisted on...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 6:03 PM
The insurance industry is pouring money into Republican campaign coffers in hopes of scaling back wide-ranging regulations in the new healthcare law, while preserving the mandate that Americans buy coverage.
Since January, the nation's five largest...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 10:05 AM
Shopping for a good health insurance plan?
The November issue of Consumer Reports lists private health plan rankings for all the states based on consumer satisfaction, preventive care and quality of treatment.
Capitol Health Plan tops the list in...
| May 17, 2010
Ed Emmerman's a happy guy, and not just because he'll be able to stop paying college tuition for his older daughter, Sarah, 21, when she graduates with a bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont later this month. He's also pleased that Sarah...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 8:37 AM
What type of medical professional will I see at Family Medical Walk-In Clinics?You will be cared for by a physician, a physician’s assistant, or a family nurse practitioner.
I have a family doctor. Can I still use Family Medical Walk-In Clinics&...
| Jun 24, 2010
Cutting inscrutable health insurance jargon out of their communications. Opening retail stores to answer people's questions and offer wellness classes. Measuring customer-service efforts to give callers a better experience.
More insurance carriers are...
| Dec 9, 2010
At least 1.5 million people will soon receive notices from employers or insurers that their health plans fall short of meeting a key standard in the new health overhaul law -- and by how much.
The Obama administration on Thursday outlined what must be in...