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  • NC legislators want Medicaid reform before expansion

    Despite a key win in the Supreme Court and pressure from liberal activists, North Carolina's legislative leaders said this past week that they have no plans to expand the state's Medicaid rolls through President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law.
  • Health care solution could eliminate insurers

    Michael Mayo's column "After Obamacare Ruling, Dissent from Past Supporter," illustrates the deficiencies in the Affordable Care Act. His last sentence, however, points to the solution — if we simply create a Medicare-for-all plan, it could...

    Aetna, Humana: From Their Beginnings

    Aetna, Humana: From Their Beginnings
    Aetna Inception: 1819 to 1853 The Aetna Fire Insurance Co. was founded in Hartford In 1819. Its name comes from Mount Etna, a volcano in Sicily. In 1847, Eliphalet Bulkeley moved to Hartford from East Haddam, where he had been a prominent local...

    Insurer merger mania paints muddied picture for consumers

    More than a third of the U.S. population has health coverage through an insurer that either wants to make a huge acquisition or is about to be swallowed up in one. Aetna laid out a plan on Friday to spend around $35 billion to buy the Medicare...

    Obamacare cash fuels healthcare merger mania

    Obamacare cash fuels healthcare merger mania
    A gusher of Obamacare money is fueling a merger frenzy in U.S. healthcare. The latest jolt came Thursday when Woodland Hills insurer Health Net Inc. agreed to be bought by Medicaid insurer Centene Corp. for $6.8 billion. And more billion-dollar deals...