Friday, August 18, 2023: Payers

Select Health is teaming up with grocer Kroger to launch new co-branded Medicare Advantage (MA) plans that aim to improve access to healthy food and affordable medications. The plans will be available beginning January 1 and will offer savings to enrollees on...

Thursday, August 17, 2023: Payers

The collapse of insurtechs Bright Health and Friday Health Plans might mean that legacy health insurers in states where Bright and Friday operated will not receive over $1 billion worth of expected risk adjustment transfer payments, according to an expert who follows...

Friday, August 11, 2023: Payers

Cigna is partnering with Virgin Pulse to launch a new, personalized digital health program for its members. The new platform will be available through the myCigna portal, allowing users to set their health goals and track daily progress. According to an announcement,...

Thursday, August 10, 2023: Payers

Most Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficiaries are satisfied with their health plan, but many enrollees feel they are overbilled, have struggled to navigate the prior authorization process, or are confused by the features of their plan, a new survey from Retirement Living...

Wednesday, August 9, 2023: Payers

A new report from KPMG found that health care mergers and acquisition activity hit a lull in the second quarter of 2023. There was a total of 245 deals in Q2 2023, 7 percent below deal volume in Q2 2022 and 41 percent below Q2 2021 levels. Forty-two percent of this...

Tuesday, August 8, 2023: Payers

A Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) analysis of the preliminary insurance rate filings show that ACA Marketplace insurers are requesting a median premium increase of 6 percent for 2024. According to KFF’s examination of publicly-available documents from 68 insurers,...