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  1. On Women's Equality Day, a few quotes by notable female leadersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Women 2

    Today marks Women's Equality Day, passed by Congress in 1971 as a day to celebrate not only the passing of the 19th Amendment, but also as a day to reflect on how far women's right have come, and where they still need to go. To that end, here are several words from notable leaders around the world .

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  2. Insurance rates going up: New concerns for ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Times Bulletin

    Fresh problems for "Obamacare": The largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent, a new sign that President Barack Obama's overhaul hasn't solved the problem of price spikes. Texas isn't alone.

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  3. Angela Braly Elected To ExxonMobil BoardRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Oil and Gas Online

    Exxon Mobil Corporation announced today that its shareholders elected Angela Braly to its board of directors. Braly is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of health insurance company WellPoint, now known as Anthem.

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  4. Exxon Mobile Elects Angela Braly To Its BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Benzinga

    Exxon Mobil Corporation revealed that its shareholders elected Angela Braly to its board. According to the company, Braly is the former chairman, president and CEO of health insurance company WellPoint, which is now called as Anthem.

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  5. American Psychiatric Association v. Anthem Health Plans IncRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | FindLaw

    AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION, on behalf of its members and their patients, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. ANTHEM HEALTH PLANS, INC., et al., Defendants-Appellees.

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  6. Psychiatry groups' lawsuit over low Anthem reimbursements nixedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Business Insurance

    A federal appeals court ruled Friday that several psychiatrists and associations cannot sue four Anthem Inc. health insurers on grounds they discriminated against patients by reimbursing mental health and substance abuse treatments at a lower rate than other health care services. Judges for the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that the psychiatrists lacked "a cause of action" and the associations lacked constitutional standing to sue the health insurers over reimbursement rates.

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  7. Anthem slaps lawsuit on Express Scripts over drug pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Weyburn This Week

    Express Scripts runs prescription drug coverage for Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. Anthem said Monday that it wants to recover damages for drug prices that are higher than competitive benchmarks.

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  8. The Long Haul: Client Secrets of Top M&A RainmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Law.com

    ... Over the ensuing years, Dufner has helped advise Anthem on its $16.4 billion acquisition of WellPoint Health Networks Inc. in 2004; its $6.5 billion acquisition of WellChoice Inc. in 2005; and last year's proposed $54 billion merger between Anthem ...

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  9. Anthem slaps lawsuit on Express Scripts over dr...Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Http

    Express Scripts runs prescription drug coverage for Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer.

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  10. Blue Cross-Blue Shield health insurer Anthem is suing pharmacy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Express Scripts runs prescription drug coverage for Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. Anthem said Monday that it wants to recover damages for drug prices that are higher than competitive benchmarks.

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  11. WellPoint completes deal for Medicaid companyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2013 | American Medical Association

    With the acquisition of Amerigroup, WellPoint expands its affiliated Medicaid health plans to about 4.5 million beneficiaries of state-sponsored health care programs in 20 states.

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  12. WellPoint completes deal for Medicaid companyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2013 | American Medical Association

    With the acquisition of Amerigroup, WellPoint expands its affiliated Medicaid health plans to about 4.5 million beneficiaries of state-sponsored health care programs in 20 states.

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  13. WellPoint completes deal for Medicaid companyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2013 | American Medical Association

    With the acquisition of Amerigroup, WellPoint expands its affiliated Medicaid health plans to about 4.5 million beneficiaries of state-sponsored health care programs in 20 states.

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  14. Express Scripts, Anthem pricing talks could benefit bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Business Insurance

    Contract negotiations between Anthem Inc. and Express Scripts Inc. could benefit both companies, especially in light of Anthem's pending acquisition of rival health insurer Cigna Corp. In 2009, St. Louis-based Express Scripts acquired then-WellPoint Inc.'s NextRx subsidiaries for nearly $4.7 billion, including a 10-year agreement under which Express Scripts would provide pharmacy benefit management services to Indianapolis-based Anthem. The agreement allows for a periodic pricing review - a process the companies used in 2012 that resulted in a "mutually beneficial agreement," Express Scripts CEO George Paz said during a conference call Tuesday on 2016 financial guidance.

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  15. Express Scripts, Anthem pricing talks could benefit both 9:47 am The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Business Insurance

    Contract negotiations between Anthem Inc. and Express Scripts Inc. could benefit both companies, especially in light of Anthem's pending acquisition of rival health insurer Cigna Corp. In 2009, St. Louis-based Express Scripts acquired then-WellPoint Inc.'s NextRx subsidiaries for nearly $4.7 billion, including a 10-year agreement under which Express Scripts would provide pharmacy benefit management services to Indianapolis-based Anthem. The agreement allows for a periodic pricing review - a process the companies used in 2012 that resulted in a "mutually beneficial agreement," Express Scripts CEO George Paz said during a conference call Tuesday on 2016 financial guidance.

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  16. Insurer Anthem's chief strategy officer Silverstein leavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Anthem Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Martin Silverstein has left the health insurer after less than two years on the job. A spokeswoman for the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer said Monday that Silverstein left Dec. 11. She declined to detail why he left.

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  17. Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish named chairmanRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Modern Healthcare

    Anthem President and CEO Joseph Swedish added another title to his nameplate this week. The health insurer's board of directors named him chairman of the board.

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  18. Empire Blues names new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Modern Healthcare

    Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, New York's largest health insurer by membership, has a new chief executive. Lawrence Schreiber, 52, will take over as CEO of Empire, a subsidiary of Indianapolis-based insurance giant Anthem , on Dec. 28. He replaces Brian Griffin, who was promoted in September to executive vice president and chief executive of Anthem's commercial and specialty business - the company's largest and most profitable business segment.

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  19. Two-phase research approach got oncologists talking about a controversial ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

    Editor's note: Lynn Welsh is chief strategy officer, and Amanda Lipski is director, research services, at Olson Research Group Inc., Yardley, Pa. The U.S. health care system is expected to spend more than $150 billion treating cancer by the year 2020.

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  20. Anthem customer base grows in 3Q, tops expectationsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Anthem increased third-quarter profit by 4 percent and beat Wall Street forecasts as the number of people the health insurer covers edged slightly higher, driven by enrollment in government health plans. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer also boosted its adjusted 2015 net income forecast for the third time this year, to $10.10 to $10.20 per share.

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