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Health plans continue Medicare partnership

The region’s two largest health plans are seeing good results from a partnership launched in January for Medicare recipients......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Gateway Health"s new CEO talks plans, opportunities

The Medicare and Medicaid populations are forecast to grow by 25 million people between 2015 and 2025......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Affinity to shift Medicare members to Emblem

Affinity Health Plan will transition members in its four Medicare Advantage plans to nonprofit insurer EmblemHealth at the end of the year, according to a letter sent to health care providers... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

Affinity to shift Medicare members to Emblem

Affinity Health Plan will transition members in its four Medicare Advantage plans to nonprofit insurer EmblemHealth at the end of the year, according to a letter sent to health care providers... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

Start-up selling health insurance to seniors is worth $1.8 billion

Devoted Health has nabbed a $1.8 billion valuation from investors, who are pouring money into start-ups focused on Medicare Advantage plans. The space is heating up as the population ages......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Aetna a Step Closer to CVS Merger, Sells Medicare Business

Aetna (AET) gets a step closer to its merger with CVS Health by selling its Medicare business to WellCare Health.  Aetna Inc. AET has announced that it plans to sell its stand-alone Medica.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 28th, 2018

Aetna clears path to $67.5 billion CVS merger

Aetna Inc. said it plans to sell its Medicare prescription-drug business to WellCare Health Plans Inc., a key step toward completing its $67.5 billion merger with CVS Health Corp......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 27th, 2018

Aetna clears path to $67.5 billion CVS merger

Aetna Inc. said it plans to sell its Medicare prescription-drug business to WellCare Health Plans Inc., a key step toward completing its $67.5 billion merger with CVS Health Corp......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 27th, 2018

CVS Health and Aetna to sell part of their Medicare drug plan businesses to WellCare Health Plans - CNBC

CNBCCVS Health and Aetna to sell part of their Medicare drug plan businesses to WellCare Health PlansCNBCCVS Health and Aetna hav.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 27th, 2018

Fitbit announces new Care platform for health plans, expands Humana partnership

Fitbit Inc. on Wednesday announced its new Fitbit Care platform, part of the company’s broader efforts to entice more healthcare players and generate recurring revenue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

As West/Methodist partnership winds down, tower cancer center gets cut

Methodist and West Cancer Center have parallel plans to continue their comprehensive cancer care, including both seeking a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Columbia health tech firm seeks to double staff, customers next year

Vheda Health aims to help insurers engage their high-cost members — namely Medicare and Medicaid patients with chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension — and provide them with tools to make sure they are sticking to care plans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Walmart partners with Anthem on over-the-counter medicines

Starting in January, patients who are enrolled in Anthem's Medicare Advantage plans can use over-the-counter plan allowances to buy those items and other health-related goods like first aid supplies and pain relievers at Walmart......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2018

U.S. to boost price negotiation for drugs in Medicare Advantage plans

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would give Medicare Advantage health plans for the elderly new tools to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 7th, 2018

Brainstorm Health: Biogen Alzheimer’s Drug, GSK 23andMe Partnership, Medicare ‘Flat Fee’

Brainstorm Health Daily:.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 30th, 2018

Bright Health intends to sell Medicare Advantage plans in NY

Bright Health, a venture capital–backed insurer based in Minneapolis, said Wednesday that it plans to enter New York's Medicare Advantage market for 2019, pending approval from the Centers for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 13th, 2018

What you don"t know about Medicare can cost you, big time

This federal health insurance program is an essential part of retirement, but pre-retirees continue to misunderstand the basics of how it works. Here's what you should know......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 30th, 2018

What you don"t know about Medicare can cost you, big time

This federal health insurance program is an essential part of retirement, but pre-retirees continue to misunderstand the basics of how it works. Here's what you should know......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 30th, 2018

Medicare isn"t enough for retirees — here"s how much extra coverage costs in every state, ranked

Medicare doesn't cover every health cost — retirees need to save for Medigap plans, extra health insurance policies that help pay for some of the health care costs traditional Medicare doesn't cover. HealthView Services provided Busi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 17th, 2018

United Health Foundation awards $1M partnership grant to Circle the City

The grant aims to continue a program to help the homeless who fall ill......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2018

WellCare Health (WCG) Q1 Earnings Beat, Raises Guidance

WellCare Health (WCG) Q1 earnings reflect improved performances at Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans and Medicare PDP segments as well as favorable impact of low tax rate. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. WCG de.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 2nd, 2018