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Web Exclusive: CMS Releases Value-Based Purchasing Incentive Plan
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a long-awaited proposal on so-called value-based purchasing...
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...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
More Employers Unhappy with Health Insurers, Says PWC Study
U.S. employers are less satisfied with health insurers, especially against the backdrop of tough economic times...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida to offer employees only one health plan
While insurers nationwide say it's important that healthcare reform offer people plenty of insurance alternatives, Blue...
Web Exclusive: Health Insurance—Coming To a Mall Near You
The move into retail marketing channels might seem strange at first blush, but it is a natural progression in...
Insurance to let Texas seniors use Medicaid without going broke
Texans who buy long-term care insurance will be allowed to keep more of their savings if they need to turn to Medicaid...
Kaiser doctors making a different kind of house call
Some physicians at Kaiser Permanente Colorado are making sales calls to emphasize the value of health insurance and...