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  • 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...
  • How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?

     How did UnitedHealth let so many questionable claims slip past?
    Here's how the nation's largest health insurance company aided and abetted what it says was a $43-million healthcare fraud. In a lawsuit filed recently in federal court in Los Angeles, UnitedHealth Group says it paid out the $43 million to an...
  • U.S. government health agency sees 25 percent increase in Obamacare insurers

    (Reuters) - The number of insurers offering individual health plans on the Obamacare exchanges will increase about 25 percent in 2015 and that should keep down prices, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday in a report. More...
  • Brothers behind Lap-Band ads sued

    Brothers behind Lap-Band ads sued
    The nation's largest health insurance company has accused the brothers behind the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign of defrauding the insurer of more than $40 million by operating a complex weight-loss surgery billing scheme. UnitedHealth Group Inc....
  • Humana CEO: New competition curbs Obamacare plan prices

    BOSTON (Reuters) - New competition between health insurers offering so-called Obamacare plans in 2015 is having an impact on the pricing of such coverage, based on a first look at proposed insurance premiums, the head of Humana Inc said on Wednesday. The...
  • U.S. says Medicare Advantage enrollment at all-time high

    (Reuters) - Elderly Americans have enrolled in privately managed Medicare health plans in record numbers even as average premiums continue to rise, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said on Thursday. The agency said the average...
  • Problem Solver: Consumers keep up fight on insurance, car dealer

    Problem Solver: Consumers keep up fight on insurance, car dealer
    Mary Klinefelter's long, confusing and mind-numbingly frustrating battle with Golden Rule Insurance continues, with the Orland Park resident chipping away at her almost year-old medical bill. Klinefelter, featured in the Aug. 28 column, had a routine...
  • Big insurer jumps into Obamacare markets

     
    It's hard to get a grasp on Pennsylvania's Obamacare marketplace for the upcoming year, but one big health insurer that skipped the marketplace in 2014 is planning on participating in 2015. UnitedHealthcare, an operating division of UnitedHealth Group,...
  • In quest for next windfall, tech funds look to healthcare

    In quest for next windfall, tech funds look to healthcare
    Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market. Venture capital firms and portfolio managers of large mutual funds are among those investing in...
  • Insurers pay more tax on executive compensation under Obamacare: study

    (Reuters) - When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U....
  • Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain

    Problem Solver: Routine physical leads to insurance payment pain
    Mary Klinefelter's Golden Rule Insurance Co. health plan said it would pay 100 percent of the costs associated with routine physical exams. Just to be sure, the Orland Park resident called Golden Rule on Oct. 1 and asked what constituted a "routine...