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Healthcare law backers plan counteroffensive
After months of being pummeled by Republican attacks on the new healthcare law, the Obama administration and its allies...
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...
Insurer Cigna hikes federal lobbying spending to $560K in 2Q, focuses on reform
Managed care company Cigna Corp. more than doubled its spending on federal government lobbying in the second quarter...
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...
Insurers defend limited-benefit health policies
The new health overhaul law aims to end all annual dollar limits on health insurance policies by 2014. Federal...
Insurers seek more flexibility to avoid health reform mandates
Health plans will lobby lawmakers and regulators over the August recess for greater flexibility to avoid some...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Firms trim health insurance costs with dependent audits
  A new kind of audit is becoming standard procedure in many workplaces. Looking for ways to cut costs...
UT medical leaders raise concerns over healthcare reform
University of Texas medical leaders said Wednesday that federal health care reform legislation will present formidable...
CA sets rates for new high-risk plan
One of the first new programs in the Obama administration’s massive health care overhaul will start next month in...