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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
BCBSA Hires Former OK Insurance Commissioner
Kim Holland, the former Oklahoma insurance commissioner and a recent officer of the National Association of Insurance...
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...
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...
Web Exclusive: DOJ Files Antitrust Suit Against BCBS Michigan
A civil antitrust lawsuit brought against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan by the Department of Justice alleges...
Web Exclusive: Blue Cross, hospitals launch blood clot prevention study
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network, the University of Michigan Medical Center and 16 other...
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...