| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Drug company executives, investment analysts, doctors and academics swarmed into Chicago between May 30th and June 3rd for the year's biggest meeting on cancer. Treatments for cancer account for more than 30% of pharmaceutical firms' early-stage...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Eight insurance companies are seeking approval to sell 504 separate health plans next year on the Illinois health insurance exchange, a noteworthy increase from 2014, Illinois said Thursday.
The surge in interest in the Illinois exchange allays...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Major health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has asked the state to let it increase its rates in the individual marketplace by as much as 30 percent on average next year, but two competitors want to lower what they charge people who don't get...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Insurance companies selling health plans next fall for coverage in 2015 are asking state regulators to approve prices that reflect medical-cost inflation, and, in some cases, federal mandates, and expensive drugs to treat Hepatitis C.
Anthem Blue Cross...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:00 AM
| May 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
About 30 doctors in the New Haven area will be out of UnitedHealthcare's Medicare Advantage network starting July 1, leaving patients to find other clinicians or face higher out-of-network rates.
UnitedHealthcare sent letters to an undisclosed number...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:38 AM
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures.
The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
MOST Americans view health insurers only slightly more favourably than they do thieves. But a new insurance company, Oscar, wants to be an ally. "We didn't start this company because we love health insurance," explains an advertisement on the New York...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces hit 8 million, President Obama announced Thursday.
The total exceeded the...