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  • Lembo: State's Pharmacy Benefits Expenses Could Have Been More

    The cost of providing pharmacy benefits to state workers, retirees and their families increased from fiscal 2013 to fiscal 2014, but state Comptroller Kevin Lembo said in a statement Friday it could have been worse. The state spent $345 million to...
  • Investors eye third quarter medical use from hospitals, insurers

    (Reuters) - Hospitals and insurers are expected to give their clearest view yet on whether people are having more surgeries and other medical procedures during the next few weeks when they report earnings, according to investors who are closely watching...
  • Beware: Some Medicare Advantage plans have plenty of disadvantages

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seniors have flocked to Medicare Advantage in recent years, attracted by savings on premiums and the convenience of one-stop shopping. But as the annual Medicare enrollment season began this week, a memorandum from federal officials to...
  • State approves rates for small business health insurance

    Some small businesses in Maryland will see a small drop in health insurance premiums next year, while others will pay as much as 11 percent more to cover their workers, according to rates released by state regulators Friday. The rates, which go into...
  • Peninsula Chambers to launch private benefits exchange

    Peninsula Chambers to launch private benefits exchange
    Virginia employers, particularly small businesses, could have more flexibility in how they offer health insurance and other benefits to workers with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce's launch of a private exchange. The exchange, called the Virginia...
  • Insurance debate snares prostate cancer study

    PHILADELPHIA More than a decade after prostate cancer became the economic driver behind proton beam therapy in the U.S., it still isn't clear that men treated with the technology do better than those who get less costly radiation treatments. That's why...
  • Insurance Department Modifies Rates Proposed By Aetna, UnitedHealthcare

    The Connecticut Insurance Department this week modified rates proposed by health insurers for coverage in 2015, including Aetna and UnitedHealthcare. These are the latest of many rate filings that began as early as the summer. Each filing is for a...
  • Trial begins in Omidi money order case

    Trial begins in Omidi money order case
    A federal criminal trial got underway Tuesday against a member of the Omidi family whose sons were behind the controversial and now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign. On trial is Cindy Omidi, 65, who is accused of violating federal anti-money...
  • More simple moves to help you cut health care costs (Part 2 of 2 parts)

    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs these days. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • High-tech radiation machine due soon

    High-tech radiation machine due soon
    The UF Cancer Center at Orlando Health announced that its new high-tech, cyclotron proton accelerator cancer therapy machine will arrive at the downtown center on Nov. 2. The delivery of the last parts of the enormous MEVION S250 superconducting...