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  • Another ACO for Valley Preferred

     
    Valley Preferred, a preferred provider organization aligned with Lehigh Valley Health Network, is settting up its second accountable care agreement with a private insurance company to optimize health care and lower costs. Valley Preferred and insurance...
  • Cigna Agreement For Pharmacy Benefits Management Expected To Save Millions Annually

    Cigna Corp. announced late Monday it has a new 10-year agreement with Catamaran, a company that buys prescription drugs in bulk and provides technological advantages to manage drug inventories for the health insurer. The arrangement builds on an...
  • Cigna Monitoring Operations In Istanbul, Where Thousands Of Protesters Clashed With Police

    Cigna Corp. is monitoring its operations in Istanbul, Turkey, where riot police fired tear gas and sprayed some of the thousands of protesters with water cannons over the weekend. "We are operating in a business as usual mode while monitoring the...
  • Cigna Closes On Acquisition Of Medicare Advantage Plans From Humana

    Cigna Corp. announced Wednesday it completed its purchase of Medicare Advantage plans from Arcadian and Humana in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Starting Jan. 1, about 4,500 Medicare Advantage customers who had Humana or Arcadian now have Cigna coverage,...
  • Time For 'Opposite Malloy' To Repair Economic Damage

    In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be." His...
  • Patients lose when hospitals take over doctors

    Patients lose when hospitals take over doctors
    When a big hospital chain buys an independent doctor's office, we often hear the move will "enhance care," "integrate care" or "improve health-care efficiency." Spare us the euphemisms. Patients are the losers in these deals. We pay higher costs. We...
  • Cigna Expands Internships To Graduate Students

    Cigna Expands Internships To Graduate Students
    Cigna's part-time internship program on the University of Connecticut campus, less than a year old, is already successful from the insurance company's perspective — of eight interns who are graduating in the spring, four have accepted offers of...
  • Travelers Increases Stake In Brazil Surety Insurer

    The Travelers Cos. exercised an option last week to increase its ownership stake in a Brazil company that it invested in two years ago from 43.4 percent to 49.5 percent. Travelers said in November 2010 it planned to spend $370 million for a 43 percent...
  • Can Connecticut Afford to Hand Out $860 Million in Tax Incentives to Businesses Each Year?

    Can Connecticut Afford to Hand Out $860 Million in Tax Incentives to Businesses Each Year?
    A new analysis by the New York Times puts the national tab at more than $80 billion a year in state and local taxpayer handouts to businesses. Those include tax breaks, low-interest loans and outright cash giveaways to encourage companies to locate in a...
  • Cigna Announces Joint Venture With Middle East Insurer

    Cigna Corp. announced a new joint venture with a Saudi Arabian insurer that Cigna has had a partnership with for years, selling products in the Middle East. Cigna's Global Health Benefits and Saudi Arabian Insurance Company B.S.C. (SAICO) announced...
  • Will Young Adults Face Health Insurance 'Rate Shock?'

    WASHINGTON -- Many young, healthy Americans could soon see a jump in their health-insurance costs, and insurance companies are saying: It's not our fault. The nation's insurers are engaged in an all-out, last-ditch effort to shield themselves from...