| Oct 11, 2014
Virginia employers, particularly small businesses, could have more flexibility in how they offer health insurance and other benefits to workers with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce's launch of a private exchange.
The exchange, called the Virginia...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Some small businesses in Maryland will see a small drop in health insurance premiums next year, while others will pay as much as 11 percent more to cover their workers, according to rates released by state regulators Friday.
The rates, which go into...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Connecticut Insurance Department this week modified rates proposed by health insurers for coverage in 2015, including Aetna and UnitedHealthcare.
These are the latest of many rate filings that began as early as the summer. Each filing is for a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs these days. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:27 PM
A federal criminal trial got underway Tuesday against a member of the Omidi family whose sons were behind the controversial and now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign.
On trial is Cindy Omidi, 65, who is accused of violating federal anti-money...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
| Sep 29, 2014
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
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....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:00 PM
More than 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians will gain access to government-subsidized health insurance starting in January under an agreement announced Thursday by state and federal officials.
The deal overhauls the state's Medicaid program, which...