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  • UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy benefits firm Catamaran in $12-billion deal

     UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy benefits firm Catamaran in $12-billion deal
    UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest health insurer in the United States, agreed to spend more than $12 billion to buy an Illinois pharmacy benefits management firm, saying it is seeking to control the rising costs of prescription drugs. UnitedHealth...
  • UnitedHealth Bulks Up For Prescription Drug Cost Battle

    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Pharmacy benefits managers, or PBMs, help...
  • State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It

    State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It
    A physician might prescribe an antidepressant to treat hot flashes or the asthma drug Singulair for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder even though they're not approved for the specific conditions by the Food and Drug Administration. It's a legal,...
  • Two Hospitals Could Be Out Of Network Soon For UnitedHealthcare Customers

    Two Hospitals Could Be Out Of Network Soon For UnitedHealthcare Customers
    People who have UnitedHealthcare insurance could face more expensive, out-of-network rates at Hartford Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut, or they will have to seek care elsewhere, if the health system and insurer don't resolve a contract...
  • State Reaches Preliminary Deals On Medical Plan For Government Workers

    HARTFORD — Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield, and UnitedHealth Group, will continue to administer the medical plan for state employees, retirees and their dependents under a preliminary agreement announced Friday. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo said...
  • Consumers in 2014 were happier with health plans, survey finds

    People across the country were more satisfied with their health insurance plans in 2014 than in 2013, according to a report released Monday, with Illinois residents most happy with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois. Blue Cross was the only Illinois...
  • Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract

    Florida Blue, Florida Hospital battle over contract
    Thousands of Central Floridians will have to scramble to find new health providers or pay out-of-network fees if Florida Blue and Florida Hospital do not come to an agreement over their contract by June 1. Florida Blue officials didn't say how many...
  • Insurers fined $280,000 for selling unapproved student plans

    Four health insurance companies have paid a combined $280,000 in fines to the Maryland Insurance Administration for selling health insurance plans to college students that did not meet state standards. Aetna Life Insurance Co., CareFirst of Maryland Inc....
  • 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...