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  • Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow

     Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow
    Buried in debt, Centinela hospital of Inglewood was on the verge of bankruptcy in 2007. It had lost $50 million in four years, and local officials worried that it might close — following the path of several other South Los Angeles hospitals. But...
  • UnitedHealth Group Earnings Up On Growth In Medicare, Medicaid

    UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, on Wednesday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue growth driven largely by Medicaid and Medicare customers. The company reported earnings of $1.51 billion, or $1.55 per diluted...
  • Investing: great Dow stocks for dividends

    You should never underestimate the power of cash dividends. In that spirit, we sought to identify the best dividend stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average. Our analysis focused on two features: a strong track record of dividend increases, plus a...
  • As 272,600 Illinoisans enroll in Obamacare, Land of Lincoln picks up speed

    As 272,600 Illinoisans enroll in Obamacare, Land of Lincoln picks up speed
    So far during Obamacare open enrollment, Land of Lincoln Health has signed up 27,500 Illinoisans for coverage, the company said Wednesday, a marked increase over last year. Other insurance companies, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois,...
  • California rejects UnitedHealth's bid to sell Obamacare statewide

    California's Obamacare exchange rejected a bid from the nation's largest health insurer to start selling coverage statewide next year. The Covered California board adopted new rules Thursday that sharply limit where industry giant UnitedHealth Group...
  • Giant insurer UnitedHealth wants to join California's Obamacare market

    Two years after spurning the state, insurance giant UnitedHealth Group Inc. wants to sell Obamacare coverage in California’s exchange for 2016. The turnabout comes as the nation’s largest health insurer is expanding into Obamacare policies...
  • Aetna Minimum-Pay Boost To Help 5,700 Workers, Few In Connecticut

    Aetna Minimum-Pay Boost To Help 5,700 Workers, Few In Connecticut
    Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini told employees at a meeting Monday the company is raising its minimum wage to $16 per hour in April. It will be a pay boost for about 5,700 employees, of which 26 are in Connecticut. Most of the employees who will benefit...
  • Second year of Obamacare sign-up smoother for Community Nurse Health Association

    Second year of Obamacare sign-up smoother for Community Nurse Health Association
    Appointments still are booked but the clamor for help isn’t the same at one west suburban agency signing up consumers for the second year of Obamacare. “We probably assisted close to 2,000 a year ago, but only 10 to 15 percent were people who...
  • On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state

    On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state
    Palm Beach County residents don't need more reasons to boast. But here's one to add to the pile: Health-insurance policies for individuals and families sold under the new Affordable Care Act regulations are in most cases priced lower in Palm Beach County...
  • Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients

    Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients
    A consumer organization and an anonymous HIV/AIDS patient are suing Aetna in federal court, claiming the insurer discriminates against people with HIV/AIDS by requiring them to buy medications through the mail starting Jan. 1. The plaintiffs say the...
  • Medicare May Help Seniors If Advantage Plans Drop Doctors

    Next year, seniors with private Medicare Advantage insurance policies whose doctors leave their plan may be able to leave, too, under a new Medicare rule. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which oversee Medicare Advantage programs, will...