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  • Healthcare overhaul ramps up business at WellPoint

    WellPoint Inc. raised its 2014 earnings forecast again and trumped third-quarter expectations as the overhaul of the healthcare system adds millions of people to the nation's health insurance rolls, and at a lower cost than was expected at the nation's...
  • Tu médico... ¿Se queda o se va?

    Una de las primeras preguntas que los sénior hacen cuando buscan un plan de salud bajo Medicare es: ¿Voy a mantener el doctor que tengo si me paso a un nuevo plan? Esa pregunta está volviéndose cada vez más difícil de responder. Algunos planes de...
  • Medicare Advocates Asking Congress For Stronger Network Assurances

    Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress. The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
  • The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response

    The Hartford, Munich Re Rank High For Climate Risk Response
    The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks. Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New...
  • 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...
  • 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...