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  • UnitedHealth tightens rules covering hysterectomies

    UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, said Thursday it is tightening its coverage rules on hysterectomies. The company says it will require health care professionals and facilities and providers to notify it in advance if they plan to perform...
  • Delaware legislators pan Medicaid efforts to reduce waste

    Legislative budget writers grilled Delaware Medicaid officials Wednesday on delays in a program aimed at reducing waste, fraud and abuse, and about the lack of access by thousands of Medicaid enrollees to the state's only children's hospital. With the...
  • Anthem data breach poses a big test for its CEO

    Anthem data breach poses a big test for its CEO
    In unusually blunt terms, the chief executive of Anthem Inc. told investors recently that his company and the health insurance industry rank last in customer service. That was before the insurance giant disclosed a massive data breach last week...
  • Bone up before you buy: The ABCS of picking a Medigap policy

    People enrolling in traditional Medicare should buy a supplemental insurance policy to cover the substantial gaps left by deductibles and co-payments, according to consumer advocates. But choosing a private Medigap plan can be daunting. That's what Joyce...
  • The Doctor Is Out: Insurers Controlling Health Care

    The Doctor Is Out: Insurers Controlling Health Care
    Several months ago, I bumped into a longtime patient of mine at the delicatessen counter of my local supermarket. He said, "Well doc, I guess you won't be our doctor anymore." This caught me off guard — I had taken care of him and his wife for...
  • Anthem hack raises fears about medical data

    Insurance giant Anthem Inc. suffered a massive data breach exposing the personal information of up to 80 million Americans — and it could have been even worse for consumers. The hackers didn't take sensitive medical information on patients or their...
  • Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow

     Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow
    Buried in debt, Centinela hospital of Inglewood was on the verge of bankruptcy in 2007. It had lost $50 million in four years, and local officials worried that it might close — following the path of several other South Los Angeles hospitals. But...
  • Clock's ticking: Two weeks left for 2015 ACA coverage

    Despite all the news about the Affordable Care Act, Regina Thomas of Charlotte didn't know it was an option until she was desperate. The 45-year-old New York transplant suffers from crippling back pain. She couldn't get Medicaid in North Carolina, and...
  • Investing: great Dow stocks for dividends

    You should never underestimate the power of cash dividends. In that spirit, we sought to identify the best dividend stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average. Our analysis focused on two features: a strong track record of dividend increases, plus a...
  • UnitedHealth Group Earnings Up On Growth In Medicare, Medicaid

    UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, on Wednesday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue growth driven largely by Medicaid and Medicare customers. The company reported earnings of $1.51 billion, or $1.55 per diluted...
  • As 272,600 Illinoisans enroll in Obamacare, Land of Lincoln picks up speed

    As 272,600 Illinoisans enroll in Obamacare, Land of Lincoln picks up speed
    So far during Obamacare open enrollment, Land of Lincoln Health has signed up 27,500 Illinoisans for coverage, the company said Wednesday, a marked increase over last year. Other insurance companies, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois,...