Health Insurance Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. AB InBev says SABMiller acquisition is on track for U.S. approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... operations to be reviewed and changed. Other conditions cover wholesalers and distributor volume. Two major health insurance deals that would reshape the industry's landscape - Anthem Inc.'s purchase of Cigna Corp. and Aetna Inc.'s deal to acquire ...

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  2. Aetna Ready to Fight for $37 Billion Humana Deal in CourtRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Aetna Inc. is ready to go to court if necessary to proceed with its $37 billion takeover of health insurance rival Humana Inc., the company said Wednesday. "We will absolutely defend our deal in court should it come to that," T.J. Crawford, an Aetna spokesman, said by phone.

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  3. Study explores positive aspects of physicians' attitudes towards patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Medical News

    ... of the favorite patient relationship. From a policy perspective, the findings highlight the importance of health insurance and consistent access to health care where patients can see the same doctor or practice over time. Uninsured patients tend to ...

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  4. California health exchange to see double-digit rate hike in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Business Insurance

    Health insurance plan rates will rise an average of 13.2% next year in California's health insurance exchange, more than triple the increases of prior years, state officials announced. That 13.2% hike in the exchange, known as Covered California, compares with a 4% increase this year and a 4.2% increase in 2015, the state said Tuesday in a news release.

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  5. Paying Employees to Opt Out of Insurance? BEWARERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | JD Supra

    ... to opt out of employer-sponsored insurance was basically a salary reduction towards the payment of health insurance costs, since it is lost if the employee takes employer insurance. Thus, the amount of any unconditional opt-out payment should be ...

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  6. Justice Department Will Seek to Block Two Health Insurance MergersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NACD

    "The Justice Department is preparing lawsuits to block two giant health insurance deals," a New York Times source reports, "continuing a spate of antitrust actions in a whirlwind year for mergers and acquisitions." Antitrust officials are worried that Anthem's $48 billion pursuit of Cigna and Aetna's $37 billion deal with Humana will have a negative impact on competition in the health insurance industry.

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  7. Census Bureau to release uninsured report Sept. 13 8:06 am The Census ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Business Insurance

    The U.S. Census Bureau in mid-September will release its annual report on the number of people in the United States without health insurance, with much attention expected to be on how much coverage has expanded due to the health care reform law. The 2014 report, released last year, found, as expected, a big drop in the uninsured rate.

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  8. Ahead of legalization, lobbyists for the marijuana industry jostle for a say in OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Georgia Straight

    In another sign that Canada's booming marijuana industry has gone corporate , dozens of companies have registered as paid lobbyists ahead of Ottawa's plan to legalize the drug's recreational use next spring . As of March 19, the federal government's lobbyist registry listed 88 paid positions with interests in marijuana or cannabis.

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  9. Indianapolis ranks high for most stressed city in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Federal regulators are reportedly set to block some big health insurance mergers, including an Indianapolis company, and where Indianapolis ranks when it comes to stress.

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  10. No More Surprises: Florida Ends Certain Medical Balance BillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | JD Supra

    "Surprise medical billing" occurs when a patient receives care at a facility and receives treatment from a provider, such as an anesthesiologist or radiologist, who is not contracted with the patient's health insurance plan. The provider bills the patient as if the patient has no insurance.

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  11. Q&A: What do Covered California's big rate hikes mean for you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Orange County Register

    How much health exchange members will pay depends on a variety of factors: where they live, how much money they make, what level of coverage they want and which insurer they choose. Covered California, the state's Obamacare health insurance exchange, said Tuesday that its premiums will balloon by a statewide average of 13.2 percent next year - more than triple the roughly 4 percent increases in each of the previous two years.

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  12. Spectrum to sell MedHOK to HearstRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PE Hub

    ... MCG and Homecare Homebase, and its solutions span the clinical, pharmacy, home and hospice care, and health insurance markets. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from the Hearst Health network reaches 84 percent of discharged patients, 177 million ...

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  13. Mylan's EpiPen price increases are Valeant-like in size, Shkreli-like in approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | MarketWatch

    ... it to a very distant future." What that price increase means for patients varies dramatically, depending on health insurance coverage. Mylan calls its savings program the "$0 co-pay card," but it only decreases out-of-pocket expenses by $100 - ...

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  14. United Health Today, Centene And Humana TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Seeking Alpha

    ... to conclude (wrongly) that they have been a failure. What is really going on is a sea change in how the health insurance business operates. It's a move away from "fee for service," which dominated employer-paid insurance for decades, toward "fee for ...

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  15. Medical considerations to keep in mind when prepping for a hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Times-Picayune

    ... and, making arrangements to continue medical treatments away from home for an extended period. Keep your health insurance and Medicare cards in an easily accessible place, such as your wallet. If you can't find them, order replacement cards now. ...

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  16. Korian: H1 2016 Revenue of 1,470.4 MillionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Insurance News Net

    ... thanks to occupancy rates of 98% and sales of additional services, which offset some of the decrease in health insurance rates observed in the 1st half of the year. The period saw 13% revenue growth of Korian France's restructured facilities, which ...

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  17. OP-ED | Rate Review Hearings: A Public Look into Health Insurance PremiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    The Connecticut Insurance Department's prime mission is consumer protection. Helping consumers understand what drives health insurance rates is critical to the larger picture of how we can all work together to address rising health care costs.

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  18. Dreamit accelerator ditches demo days, unveils 25 new health and education startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | TechCrunch

    ... by combining evidence based health guidelines, crowd wisdom, and machine intelligence - Wellth: Allows health insurance companies and hospital systems to pay costly chronic disease patients to take better care of their conditions by applying ...

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  19. Majority of Physicians Have Favorite Patients, Study FindsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Newswise

    ... of the favorite patient relationship. From a policy perspective, the findings highlight the importance of health insurance and consistent access to health care where patients can see the same doctor or practice over time. Uninsured patients tend to ...

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  20. Healthcare BPO Industry Player, Regions, Market Segment by Regions,...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | World News Report

    ... clinics, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare institutions, and public health systems) a Healthcare payer (health insurance firm) We have considered total contract value (TCV) of vendors to forecast market size for 2016-2020. TCV is the value of ...

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