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  • Hospitals, UnitedHealthcare Reach Agreement

    Hospitals, UnitedHealthcare Reach Agreement
    HARTFORD — A contract battle between UnitedHealthcare and the parent company of Hartford Hospital and The Hospital of Central Connecticut concluded after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, less than two hours before the existing agreement expired. The...
  • Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote

    Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote
    Medicare is poised to overhaul the way it pays physicians and create new systems to reward high-performing doctors under legislation approved by the Senate late Tuesday. The unusually bipartisan bill, which passed the House easily last month, will...
  • Lawsuit accuses Chicago-based insurer of overcharging on premiums

    Lawsuit accuses Chicago-based insurer of overcharging on premiums
    An Illinois man is accusing a Chicago-based insurance provider of overcharging customers for health insurance by calculating premiums differently than specified in the Affordable Care Act, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court....
  • Father of Minnesota boy charged with 2nd-degree murder

    Father of Minnesota boy charged with 2nd-degree murder
    Citing cellphone location data and an inquiry about increasing life insurance coverage, prosecutors charged a Minnesota man on Tuesday with killing his 10-year-old son who had vanished nearly a month before his body was found in the Mississippi River....
  • Anthem subsidiaries face Missouri lawsuit over data breach

    A Missouri lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses three insurance agencies of failing to safeguard sensitive consumer data from hackers who recently breached health insurer Anthem Inc.'s computer networks. A lawsuit first filed in February in St....
  • Patients' medical records under threat from data breaches

    Your private medical information is under threat. That's according to a study that found almost 30 million health records nationwide were involved in criminal theft, malicious hacking or other data breaches over four years. The incidents seem to be...
  • IMS: US prescription drug spending jumped 13 pct. in 2014

    U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes and a surge from millions of people newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act. Spending rose 13 percent, the biggest...
  • U.S. prescription drug spending jumps to record $374 billion

    U.S. prescription drug spending jumps to record $374 billion
    U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes and a surge from millions of people newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act. Spending rose 13 percent, the...
  • Head of Anthem Blue Cross in California is leaving

    Head of Anthem Blue Cross in California is leaving
    The leader of Anthem Blue Cross in California, the state's largest for-profit health insurer, is leaving for another job. Mark Morgan, 48, president of the company's California business since 2013, will depart April 24. Pam Kehaly, his predecessor...
  • Correction: Killings by Police-Oklahoma story

    In stories April 12-13 about the shooting of a suspect by a reserve deputy in Tulsa, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a videotape of the incident was released during the weekend. Tulsa County investigators showed the video at a news...
  • Oklahoma Senate gives final passage to proton therapy bill

    Legislation that prohibits health insurers from holding proton radiation cancer therapy to a higher standard of clinical effectiveness than other radiation treatments received final approval in the Oklahoma Senate on Monday. The Senate voted 36-9 for the...