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Coupons for patients, but higher bills for insurers
With drug prices rising and many people out of work, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly helping patients with...
Sebelius could face health-reg fight
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could find herself pitted between top Democrats on Capitol Hill...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Insurers must reshape their image and impact upcoming regulations
Industry observers queried by Health Plan Week say health insurers have no one but themselves to blame for a poor...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Insurers find individual and small group markets newly attractive, thanks to looming mandates
Restaurant workers are typically young. They typically work part time. And they typically can't afford health...
Doctor-run hospital tries to compete
Despite giving patients good value and a positive experience, the for-profit, physician-run Medical Center at Elizabeth...
Executives at health insurance giants cash in as firms plan fee hikes
The top executives at the nation's five largest for-profit health insurance companies pulled in nearly $200 million in...
New health law has stung insurers focusing on election
WellPoint Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc.and three other health insurers, criticized by Democrats during the overhaul...