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  • When health insurers play games, patients lose

    When health insurers play games, patients lose
    Dr. Theodore Corwin, a plastic surgeon in Thousand Oaks for the last 30 years, has had run-ins with insurers before, but never one so aggravating — and pointless — as this. A 26-year-old woman recently came to his office complaining of back,...
  • No Holiday Peace For Politicians

    The state's two major political parties engaged in spitball by press release through the holiday season. It will grow barbarous as the year advances. Partisans will become sensitive about the tone and substance of the exchanges as they grow more fierce....
  • Insurer Cuts Medicare Plan Doctors — Patients Left In Lurch

    While most Americans have been focusing on the recent problems surrounding the rollout of the new healthcare.gov website, another health insurance story has been largely overlooked. Last month, just as Medicare's open enrollment period was set to begin,...
  • It's time for Medicare open enrollment

    When it comes to Medicare open-enrollment season, you could be thinking, "Been there, done that." But as tempted as it may be to stick with your existing Part D prescription-drug policy or private Medicare Advantage plan, it's never a good idea to go on...
  • Survey: Kaiser leads in customer satisfaction, Blue Shield ranks last

    Survey: Kaiser leads in customer satisfaction, Blue Shield ranks last
    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...
  • UnitedHealth's shares dip on small increase in quarterly profit

    UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation's largest health insurer, reported a tiny uptick in third-quarter profit, disappointing investors who have bid up the company's shares in recent months. The Minnetonka, Minn., company said government funding cuts to...
  • A closer look at the WSJ's newest Obamacare horror story

    A closer look at the WSJ's newest Obamacare horror story
    The most prominent example of Obamacare victimization being offered at the moment comes from Edie Littlefield Sundby of San Diego, a businesswoman who related in a Wall Street Journal op-ed earlier this week how Obamacare is threatening her life by...
  • 800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments

    800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments
    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...
  • Maryland to allow small businesses to offer small group health plans

    Maryland to allow small businesses to offer small group health plans
    Maryland approved a plan Monday to allow small businesses to offer employees small group health plans in April, but pushed back the launch of its small business health care exchange website to Jan. 1, 2015, in line with the federal health exchange....
  • QSSI will continue to advise on federal health exchange

    QSSI will continue to advise on federal health exchange
    The Columbia firm that helped fix the federal health care exchange announced Tuesday that it agreed to a new contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to serve as senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. CMS initially turned to Optum/QSSI in...
  • State tells Cigna to stop using Covered California exchange name

    State tells Cigna to stop using Covered California exchange name
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told insurance giant Cigna Corp. to stop selling health plans bearing the name of California's health exchange because it was deceptive. Cigna opted out of participating in the Covered California exchange when it...