Gregory A. Freeman is a contributing writer for HealthLeaders.
Allowing more consumers to band together for group insurance could further undercut the Affordable Care Act. Health plans will be cautious about the risk inherent with these plans.
Technology companies are reinventing the insurance industry, and health plans are looking for ways to take advantage of their expertise.
Insurers are starting to file their rate requests for next year and all signs point to a third year of double-digit increases.
The insurance giant is suing a consumer group and law firm that called it to task for inadvertently revealing the HIV status of customers. Aetna says it was their fault.
Addressing problems such as transportation and lack of healthy food improves the health of the insured while saving money for health plans, new research shows.
Social determinants of health could have more influence on a person's outcome than the actual care received. Addressing those factors is increasingly important for insurers.
Recent moves to consolidate insurance customers under one corporate structure could lead next to carriers acquiring hospital networks.
Texas is the latest state to create a simplified physician credentialing system for health plans. The goal is to draw more physicians into Medicaid programs.
Data may be the key to surviving in the changing healthcare industry.
Participants in Medicare's ACO program are not willing to take on the risk of losing money. A recent survey found most will quit the program altogether instead.