As Blue Shield fights tax exemption loss, scrutiny turns to nonprofit hospital giants
Jun 02, 2015 | Anthony Brino
As Blue Shield of California fights to save its state tax exemption, momentum ...
Humana puts itself up for sale, reports say
Jun 01, 2015 | Anthony Brino
A takeover of the company would likely be the largest health insurance acquisition since the $20 billion merger of Anthem ...
CMS proposes changes to Medicaid managed care, targets rate setting
May 27, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Among the major changes proposed for Medicaid plans are new provider adequacy standards, new ...
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center offering buyouts to older workers
May 27, 2015 | Anthony Brino
The move could affect 3,500 UPMC employees who are at least 60 years old and have 10 years ...
Pennsylvania hospitals see margins tighten in 2014 as costs add up
May 26, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Operating income across Pennsylvania's 35 for-profit and 135 nonprofit hospitals decreased ...
More health insurers invest in mobile apps
May 26, 2015 | Anthony Brino
As giants like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna and Humana target smartphone access, the payers must think hard about the ...
340B drug pricing debate pits hospitals against doctors against big pharma
May 21, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Depending on how much the program is reformed, it could mean the difference of hundreds of ...
Is a cooperative insurance cliff on the horizon?
May 21, 2015 | Anthony Brino
The decline of CoOportunity Health of Iowa and Nebraska has Obamacare critics and executives at large insurers ...
Aetna ramps up benefits for off-site workforce
May 20, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Health insurer increases the minimum hourly wage for its U.S. employees to $16 per hour, and next year will expand ...