StrategyACA Sign-Ups Lag by Half-Million as Open Enrollment Nears End
The apparent dip in ACA plan selection follows a year of efforts by the Trump administration to sand off some...
FinancePayers Expect Revenue Growth in 2019, Few Prepared For It
Leaders of healthcare payer organizations anticipate revenues to rise next year, but many are not prepared for the change.
FinanceCVS-Aetna Megamerger Complete
The long-awaited deal closed Wednesday for about $70 billion, bringing together the pharmacy chain and insurance giant.
Clinical CarePatient Advocates Pan Latest Medicare Drug Pricing Proposal
Health plans, meanwhile, suggest the changes could empower them to reduce drug spending while continuing to meet beneficiary needs.
FinanceMedicare Plans Could Gain Drug Pricing Leverage Under CMS Proposal
With a nod to commercial payers, the Trump administration proposed giving Medicare Part D plans greater flexibility to exclude certain...
Buyers Of Short-Term Health Plans: Wise Or Shortsighted?
The plans can exclude people with preexisting conditions such as cancer or asthma and often don't cover the "essential benefits"...
California OKs CVS Aetna Merger
The next big hurdle for the mega-merger will be in New York, where regulators have threatened to block the deal...
FinanceWinners, Losers, and Notable Healthcare Performers in Q3
As earnings season wraps up, the lines between the winners, losers, and those in the middle have become more apparent.
FinancePositive MA Growth Leads Humana to Boost Year-End Guidance
Just as in Q2, Louisville-based Humana bolstered its year-end guidance thanks to strong performance in its Medicare Advantage pool.
FinanceCVS Health to Close Aetna Merger by Thanksgiving
In its first earnings report since receiving federal approval for its megamerger with Aetna, CVS posted net revenues of $47.3...
FinanceCigna Posts $11.5B in Total Revenues for Second Consecutive Quarter
One day after Express Scripts' earnings report, Cigna displayed its financial strength as well ahead of their $52 billion merger.
In Search Of Insurance Savings, Consumers Can Get Unwittingly Wedged Into Narrow-Network Plans
Despite federal rules requiring plans to keep up-to-date directories, consumers may lack access to clear information about which health plans...