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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Medicaid ends for 17,000 despite reprieve for othersMore than 17,000 individuals will lose their health coverage today despite a fe
Medicaid ends for 17,000 despite reprieve for others
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
More than 17,000 individuals will lose their health coverage today despite a federally mandated change in Arkansas' process for conducting Medicaid renewals, a spokesman for the state Department of Health and Human Services said Monday. The affected... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. to state: 10 days too fewA federal agency has directed the Arkansas Department of Human Services to give
U.S. to state: 10 days too few
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
A federal agency has directed the Arkansas Department of Human Services to give Arkansans more time to prove they remain eligible for Medicaid benefits. Under a change ordered by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Human... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticismIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside inform
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside information to one company seeking Iowa Medicaid business before helping another develop a winning bid. Renee Schulte's actions are being cited by two companies who claim the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticismIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside informa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism
KWWL Iowa / Posted 7 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside information to one company seeking Iowa Medicaid business before helping another develop a winning bid. Renee Schulte's actions are being cited by two companies who claim the... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticismIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside informa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism
KTTC Rochester / Posted 7 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside information to one company seeking Iowa Medicaid business before helping another develop a winning bid. Renee Schulte's actions are being cited by two companies who claim the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Insurers' new rates approved by stateArkansas' largest health insurance company will increase its premiums for plans
Insurers' new rates approved by state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Arkansas' largest health insurance company will increase its premiums for plans offered to individual consumers by an average of more than 7 percent next year under rates approved by the Arkansas Insurance Department on Tuesday. The plans affected... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Cook County rethinks strategy as Obamacare pushes outpatient careBig changes are afoot at the Cook County Health and Hospitals System as it look
Cook County rethinks strategy as Obamacare pushes outpatient care
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
Big changes are afoot at the Cook County Health and Hospitals System as it looks to offer more services where patients want to go: convenient outpatient facilities. As it plans for the fiscal year beginning Dec. 1, Cook County Health aims to open... Read more
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The Post-Journal
The Resource Center Holds Sixth Annual Symposium At ChautauquaThe symposium was held in the Athenaeum Hotel at Chautauqua Institution. Denise
The Resource Center Holds Sixth Annual Symposium At Chautauqua
The Post-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
The symposium was held in the Athenaeum Hotel at Chautauqua Institution. Denise Jones, The Resource Center executive director, welcomed the more than 100 people in attendance. For symposium attendees from outside the region who may not have been... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health Net considered takeover options since 2013Health Net, the Woodland Hills, California-based insurer that is being acquired
Health Net considered takeover options since 2013
Business Insurance / Posted 13 days ago
Health Net, the Woodland Hills, California-based insurer that is being acquired, had explored the market for almost two years before inking its sale to Centene Corp. this summer, a regulatory filing shows. Further, when Centene and Health Net were... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Coverage warnings start againAs of Thursday morning, another 8,762 warning letters had been sent to Medicaid
Coverage warnings start again
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
As of Thursday morning, another 8,762 warning letters had been sent to Medicaid and private-option beneficiaries informing them that their health coverage will end Aug. 31 unless they verify their eligibility, an Arkansas Department of Human Services... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 insurers keep Rx coverage past cutoffTwo insurers are extending prescription drug coverage to some private-option Me
2 insurers keep Rx coverage past cutoff
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Two insurers are extending prescription drug coverage to some private-option Medicaid enrollees for 30 days beyond the date on which the state terminated their coverage as a result of an income review, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday. The coverage... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
Centene Leases Timberlake Corporate CenterTimberlake Corporate Center ST. LOUIS�The office market in this region�s weste
Centene Leases Timberlake Corporate Center
GlobeSt.com / Posted 16 days ago
Timberlake Corporate Center ST. LOUIS�The office market in this region�s western suburbshas tightened considerably, and Centene Corp. just became the latest local firm to help push down the vacancy rate further. The provider of health plans through... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Everything you need to know about the state's deal with insurance companies on Medicaid cancellationsBlue Cross and Centene are stepping in to help with pharmacy coverage; they'll
Everything you need to know about the state's deal with insurance companies on Medicaid cancellations
Arkansas Times / Posted 16 days ago
Blue Cross and Centene are stepping in to help with pharmacy coverage; they'll be on the hook if beneficiaries are not eligible and the state will reimburse if beneficiaries are eligible. Thousands of the most at-risk beneficiaries won't get any... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Thousands of the most vulnerable Medicaid beneficiaries will not be protected by state's deal with insurance companiesAs we reported this morning, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Centene (which sells as
Thousands of the most vulnerable Medicaid beneficiaries will not be protected by state's deal with insurance companies
Arkansas Times / Posted 16 days ago
As we reported this morning, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Centene (which sells as Ambetter in Arkansas) will reinstate pharmacy coverage for private option beneficiaries whose coverage was terminated via the state's troubled eligibility verification... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor reinstates Medicaid verifications, terminationsArkansas will lift the suspension on Medicaid verifications and terminations, G
Governor reinstates Medicaid verifications, terminations
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Arkansas will lift the suspension on Medicaid verifications and terminations, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday during a news conference at the state Capitol. In addition, an agreement has been reached to provide pharmacy benefits for 30 days to... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Will insurance companies save the day on the Medicaid verification mess?The Times has heard from numerous sources closely involved in the process, both
Will insurance companies save the day on the Medicaid verification mess?
Arkansas Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Times has heard from numerous sources closely involved in the process, both in and out of state government, that at least two of the major insurance companies covering private option beneficiaries will reinstate policies cancelled during the last... Read more
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Business Wire
Health Net Announces Successful Completion of its Consent Solicitation with Respect to its 6.375% Senior Notes due 2017LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT) (“Health Net”) announ
Health Net Announces Successful Completion of its Consent Solicitation with Respect to its 6.375% Senior Notes due 2017
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT) (“Health Net”) announced today that it has received the consents necessary to effect certain amendments (the “Amendments”) to its 6.375% Senior Notes due 2017 (CUSIP No. 422248 AA2) (the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. You: The Health Care Industry ConsolidatesAnd the great fleas, themselves, in turn Have greater fleas to go on; While t
Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. You: The Health Care Industry Consolidates
Naked Capitalism / Posted 25 days ago
And the great fleas, themselves, in turn Have greater fleas to go on; While these again have greater still, And greater still, and so on. —The Siphonaptera Two salient characteristics of the huge and hugely complex health care industry — which... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Centene shares fall; Cook County ending Medicaid contractShares of health insurer Centene fell in early trading Friday, after the Chicag
Centene shares fall; Cook County ending Medicaid contract
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Shares of health insurer Centene fell in early trading Friday, after the Chicago Tribune reported that one of the firm's subsidiaries will lose a Medicaid contract with Cook County Health and Hospitals System valued at up to $1.8 billion over five... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County health system to replace claims administratorCook County's public health system is looking for a new company to process insu
Cook County health system to replace claims administrator
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Cook County's public health system is looking for a new company to process insurance claims after it canceled a contract with the firm it hired just a year ago. A spokeswoman at Cook County Health and Hospitals System confirmed Thursday that it... Read more
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Reuters
A year after shooting, Ferguson faces financial tollA protester holds a sign outside a Walgreens drug store which was set alight af
A year after shooting, Ferguson faces financial toll
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
A protester holds a sign outside a Walgreens drug store which was set alight after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in this November 24, 2014 file photo. A resident walks past a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A year after shooting, Ferguson faces financial tollREUTERS: A year after Ferguson, Missouri, was torn by unrest over a white polic
A year after shooting, Ferguson faces financial toll
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
REUTERS: A year after Ferguson, Missouri, was torn by unrest over a white policeman's fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the town that became a symbol of racial inequality in America faces a significant financial toll. Several... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health insurer WellCare raises forecast, looks to buy assets(Reuters) — WellCare Health Plans Inc. raised its full-year adjusted profit for
Health insurer WellCare raises forecast, looks to buy assets
Business Insurance / Posted 29 days ago
(Reuters) — WellCare Health Plans Inc. raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast and said it was interested in buying health care insurance plans that might be put on the block as the industry consolidates. Companies in the U.S. managed care... Read more
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NJ Biz
Higher revenues fuel Cognizant earningsCognizant Technology Solutions Corporation said Wednesday that its earnings ros
Higher revenues fuel Cognizant earnings
NJ Biz / Posted 29 days ago
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation said Wednesday that its earnings rose, thanks to strong revenue gains, and its numbers topped analyst estimates. The Teaneck-based information technology services company said in a news release that... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cognizant June quarter net profit up 12.9% to $421 millionRevenue up 22.6 % to $3.09 billion as IT major revises guidance for 2015 margin
Cognizant June quarter net profit up 12.9% to $421 million
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
Revenue up 22.6 % to $3.09 billion as IT major revises guidance for 2015 marginally higher to $12.33 billionRevenue up 22.6 % to $3.09 billion as IT major revises guidance for 2015 marginally... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Health Net Reports Lower EarningsHealth Net Inc. reported sharply lower earnings for the second quarter that nev
Health Net Reports Lower Earnings
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 30 days ago
Health Net Inc. reported sharply lower earnings for the second quarter that nevertheless exceeded analyst expectations. The Woodland Hills insurance company on Tuesday reported net income of $58.4 million (75 cents a share) for the quarter ended... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
KIMA Yakima / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
KVAL Eugene / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
KOMO Seattle / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
Bakersfield Now / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
KEPR Pasco / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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KATU Portland
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer rais
Leath insurer Aetna tops 2nd quarter profit forecasts
KATU Portland / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Aetna tops 2Q profit forecastsAetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised
Aetna tops 2Q profit forecasts
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion acquisition. Shares of the Hartford, Connecticut-based... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Aetna tops 2Q profit forecastsAetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised
Aetna tops 2Q profit forecasts
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion acquisition. Shares of the Hartford, Connecticut-based... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Troy-based group saves Medicare millions during pilotA three-year pilot program to cut costs and improve the quality of care for hun
Troy-based group saves Medicare millions during pilot
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted a month ago
A three-year pilot program to cut costs and improve the quality of care for hundreds of chronically ill Medicare patients treated by Troy-based U.S. Medical Management showed such good results -- cost savings of $25 million -- that Congress has... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Troy-based group saves Medicare millions during pilotA three-year pilot program to cut costs and improve the quality of care for hun
Troy-based group saves Medicare millions during pilot
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 1 months ago
A three-year pilot program to cut costs and improve the quality of care for hundreds of chronically ill Medicare patients treated by Troy-based U.S. Medical Management showed such good results -- cost savings of $25 million -- that Congress has... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50, use of private health plans surgesWASHINGTON » As Medicare and Medicaid reach their 50th anniversary on Thursday,
As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50, use of private health plans surges
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 1 months ago
WASHINGTON » As Medicare and Medicaid reach their 50th anniversary on Thursday, the two vast government programs that insure more than one-third of Americans are undergoing a transformation that none of their original architects foresaw: Private... Read more
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