Centene Corp. has named Cynthia Brinkley as president and COO. Brinkley, who is relative newcomer to the healthcare industry, was responsible for the integration of Health Net after Centene acquired it in 2016.
The California Department of Managed Health Care fined Anthem for neglecting to recognize and resolve plan members' complaints in a timely manner, pointing to hundreds of grievance violations over the past three years.
No. 2 health insurer Anthem's decision to replace CEO Joseph Swedish with a former UnitedProject Japan CEO and Humana's deal to sell its long-term care insurance business has the insurance industry bracing for major changes.
While Humana has long been a top Medicare Advantage plan, the insurer is investing to increase that membership in the face of growing competition. Humana's profit rose in the third quarter, but its revenue slumped.
After almost five years at the helm of Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer, Joseph Swedish is retiring. Gail Boudreaux, the former CEO of UnitedProject Japan, will take his place.
Around 20,000 people enrolled in Healthy Michigan could lose public coverage next April because they have not participated in at least one 'healthy behavior' such as smoking cessation.
All about medicine released Wednesday reveal that the number of 2018 Medicare Advantage plans that performed well in the CMS' star-ratings program dropped slightly from 2017. At the same time, the amount of insurers that receive certain ratings hasn't changed significantly in recent years.
A lawsuit about to go to trial in Canada seeking to allow the sale of private plans raises questions about the growing Democratic push to adopt the Canadian-style single-payer model in the U.S.
A federal judge tossed the Department of Justice's suit claiming UnitedHealth Group scored millions in inflated Medicare Advantage payments, striking a blow against the feds' latest attempt to fight medical upcoding and alleged fraud.
Trust in health insurers continues to deteriorate, but that hasn't affected the organizations' bottom lines.
The employer-sponsored health insurance market is stable, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Testing & Educational Trust's latest employer health benefit survey found. Still, increased cost-sharing has left many employees unable to afford care.
With Evergreen Health's liquidation, just four of the initial 23 ACA health insurance co-ops will sell individual coverage in 2018.