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CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
Blue Shield of CA seeks rate hikes of up to 59% for individuals
Another big California health insurer has stunned individual policyholders with huge rate increases---this time it's...
Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected
An early feature of the new healthcare law that allows people who are already sick to get insurance to cover their...
Children's hospitals lose some drug discounts
        In an unintended consequence of the new healthcare law, drug companies have begun...
Humana, University of Louisville feud costs patients
--> Thousands of Humana customers should expect to pay more to visit University of Louisville doctors starting...
Official who decried insurer rate caps feared for Fallon
A high-ranking regulator who in April criticized the state’s cap on health insurance premiums was concerned about...
BCBS of Michigan increases payments to medical homes
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will increase payments to physicians involved in patient-centered medical homes by...
Fertility Centers of Illinois' treatments threatened by HMO Illinois contract dispute
A contract dispute involving the largest chain of fertility centers in Illinois and the state’s largest health...
Enrollment nears federal cap for Indiana health plan
So many adults without children have enrolled in Indiana's year-old subsidized health insurance plan that their numbers...
Washington Hospital returns to CalPERS' HMO network
Washington Hospital Healthcare System and an HMO network administered by Blue Shield of California have reached an...

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Book: The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers
This book focuses on methods to forge a partnership between healthcare providers and managed care payers. It contains...
Book: Healthcare Price, Cost & Utilization Benchmarks, Volume VI
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Newsletter: Managed Care Contracting and Reimbursement Advisor
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