| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Howard A. Kahn, the chief executive of L.A. Care Health Plan, said he plans to leave in January after leading the large Medicaid managed-care provider for 13 years.
The organization announced the move late Friday. Kahn said it was time to do something...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:32 AM
At the halfway mark, industry giant Anthem Blue Cross is holding on to a slim lead among health insurance providers with a 31% share of California's exchange market.
The Covered California exchange released enrollment figures Tuesday for its 11 health...
| 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...
| 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 15, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2014
Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:51 AM
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation's largest health insurer, reported a tiny uptick in third-quarter profit, disappointing investors who have bid up the company's shares in recent months.
The Minnetonka, Minn., company said government funding cuts to...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Cigna Corp. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations, largey owing to a growing customer base.
Net income for the three months ending June 30 was $505 million, or $1.76 per share, compared with $380 million, or $1....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Even from a distance there is no...
| Sep 11, 2013
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, they're encouraging employees to sign up for a high-deductible health insurance policy paired with a health savings account.
An HSA gives you a triple tax break: Your contributions are...