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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...
WA State rejects Regence BlueShield’s latest health-insurance rate increase
  Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler rejected the latest health-insurance rate-increase...
Web Exclusive: Expert Tips for Adopting Transparent Federal Contracts
Opportunities from federal agencies take all shapes and sizes. Here are guidelines from a legal expert on how to...
Web Exclusive: WV Medicaid head defends $600 million no-bid contracts
The head of West Virginia's Medicaid program defended a decision by state officials to enter into $600 million in...
Web Exclusive: Broward Health Proposes Community Not-for-profit Status
Broward Health President and CEO Frank Nask is undertaking due diligence on a proposal to transition the giant...
Web Exclusive: Florida Hospital, United Healthcare agree to 4-year contract
After 10 months and two extensions, Florida Hospital and United Healthcare agreed to a four-year contract that allows...
WellPoint joins UnitedHealth, Aetna in raising profit forecasts
WellPoint Inc. became the third U.S. health insurer this month to increase its 2010 profit forecast, stirring investor...

Newsletter: Managed Care Contracting and Reimbursement Advisor
Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor tells you exactly what you must know and do to successfully negotiate...
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
Whether you are a healthcare provider or a managed care organization, up-to-date benchmarks are critical to successful...