FinanceHumana Suspends Prior Authorization for Patient Care Related to COVID-19
The decision came days after the Louisville-based insurer waived customer cost-sharing and copays related to coronavirus treatment.
FinanceAlmost 66% of Consumers Would Struggle to Pay Deductible if They Contracted COVID-19
Just over one-third of Republicans stated that they are not concerned with the spread of the coronavirus.
FinanceVCU Health Halts 30-Year Campaign That Seized Patients' Wages, Put Liens On Homes
VCU Health pursued tens of thousands of patients over the years for overdue bills, sending many into bankruptcy.
StrategyPayers Ratchet Up Coronavirus Response
AHIP says its members are committed to keeping out-of-pocket expenses low so that cost is not a barrier for people...
FinanceNet Drug Price Hikes Easily Outpace Rate of Inflation
Net drug prices began leveling off in 2015, but the researchers said that doesn't mean that drugs are affordable for...
StrategyInsurers Sank Connecticut's 'Public Option.' Would A National Version Survive?
The stunning 2019 defeat of a plan to implement such a policy in Connecticut shows how difficult it may be...
StrategyAnthem Finalizes Beacon Health Acquisition
Anthem said the acquisition creates an opportunity to combine existing behavioral health capabilities "with Beacon's successful model and support services...
InnovationColorado Forges Ahead On A New Model For Health Care While Nation Waits
Colorado has emerged as a potential model for revamping health care in other states ? and provided a glimpse of...
StrategyHow One Health System Is Making Prices Transparent
The stance by Flagler Health+ is in contrast to much of the rest of the hospital industry. CEO Jason Barrett...
Clinical CareNeedy Patients 'Caught In The Middle' As Insurance Titan Drops Doctors
Across the nation, business and contractual disputes are separating patients from longtime doctors.
StrategyEmory, Northside Joining Aetna Whole Health Project
The two Atlanta-based provider organizations will have fully insured and self-insured network options through Aetna's new initiative.
FinanceMore than 60% of Medicare Enrollees Concerned With Surprise Medical Bills
Additionally, almost 40% of enrollees said having an in-network provider was their top concern when receiving medical care.