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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...
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...
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...
Facing steep odds, 128 House Democrats revive public option
Four months after President Barack Obama enacted the Affordable Care And Patient Protection Act, House Democrats have...
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...
Some insurers stop writing new coverage for kids
Some major health insurance companies will no longer issue certain types of policies for children, an unintended...
Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management
With 50-70 percent of hospital admissions coming through the emergency department, it’s the key driver of profitability...