Health Insurance News

  • Senate bill step in right direction to rein in...
    on March 3, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    While each health care insurance plan has its own unique and different step therapy rules, the protocol requires medical providers to […]

  • A state program offers health coverage to...
    on March 3, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    At 67 years old, he's now getting access to health insurance for the first time. Illinois is implementing a first-of-its-kind program to […]

  • Nashville council revives effort to adjust future...
    on March 3, 2021 at 9:45 pm

    Currently, former two-term council members can keep the city's comprehensive health care plan after they leave officeby paying 25% of the […]

  • Laid-Off Workers Get Free Health Insurance...
    on March 3, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Senate Democrats' stimulus package would let Americans keep their employer-sponsored health insurance at no cost through Sept. 30 after […]

  • Health care industry scores lobbying wins...
    on March 3, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Senators will add $8.5 billion to help rural health care providers with costs related to the Covid-19 pandemic, which was not included in […]

  • Democrats Promised to Transform Health...
    on March 3, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    They promised to take on the health insurance industry, lower costs, and ensure that no family would go broke paying for the care they […]

  • Senate panel OK's resolution requiring a...
    on March 3, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    The Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services approved the measure (SJR 340) from Sen. Manny Diaz, a Hialeah Republican. […]

  • New Guidance On COVID-19 Testing And...
    on March 3, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    Plans and insurers must assume that a COVID-19 test—when provided or referred by a licensed or authorized health care […]

  • Healthfirst Gives Members Access to...
    on March 3, 2021 at 7:52 pm

    Healthfirst LIP and CompleteCare members can now use their OTC/Health Foods and Product cards at farmers markets in the GrowNYC Network.

  • Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response...
    on March 3, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    Supported by the active involvement and leadership from the U.S. government, two of the largest U.S. healthcare and pharmaceutical […]

  • Malawi health insurance company introduces...
    on March 3, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    A company providing health insurance services in the Southern African nation of Malawi is introducing smart biometric cards for its […]

  • New Initiative By Health Insurers Aims To...
    on March 3, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    Now, a new initiative by more than a dozen health insurance providers is aiming to promote health equity by making it easier for seniors […]

  • Gender and Insurance Costs
    on March 3, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Here's a summary of how gender affects other types of insurance premiums. Health insurance. Affordable Care Act–compliant plans sold […]

  • DispatchHealth brings in $200M to scale up...
    on March 3, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    DispatchHealth will use new funding to expand its platform for in-home medical care to a total of 100 markets and ensure its advanced care […]

  • 3 updates on health insurance CEO pay
    on March 3, 2021 at 5:57 pm

    Here are three recent updates on health insurer CEO compensation to know: 1. Centene Corp. CEO Michael Neidorff's total compensation for […]

  • Senate Passes Maternal and Reproductive...
    on March 3, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    “The bills that we've passed address serious maternal health issues and help to ensure that women are in control of their healthcare. […]

  • Gets a New CEO
    on March 3, 2021 at 4:29 pm

    It now sells major medical insurance policies, Medicare plans, supplemental health insurance policies and other types of insurance products […]

  • Opposition TV campaign launches against public...
    on March 3, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    The legislation also would require at least two insurers to offer plans in each ZIP code in 2024. The Partnership for America's Health Care […]

  • It's no surprise: New health care reform...
    on March 3, 2021 at 3:33 pm

    While the No Surprises Act will be helpful in removing financial barriers from seeking care, it comes with its own set of challenges in […]

  • Health Highlights: March 3, 2021
    on March 3, 2021 at 3:03 pm

    The reopening is part of President Joe Biden's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and applications for coverage under the Affordable Care […]