Wednesday, August 2, 2023: Payers

AmeriHealth Caritas announced that it would honor the payments already made toward 2023 plan year deductibles and out-of-pocket caps by former Friday Health Plans members who join AmeriHealth Caritas Next in North Carolina during a special open enrollment period...

Tuesday, August 1, 2023: Payers

Elevance Health, formerly Anthem, is updating the branding for its Amerigroup segment to Wellpoint in a bid to better align the government insurance business with its push toward whole health. The rebrand will roll out in January 2024, pending regulatory approvals, in...

Monday, July 31, 2023: Payers

A report from Epic Research found that once joining Medicare, patients are 50 percent more likely to get health screenings for breast cancer and colorectal cancer. Patients with other undiagnosed diseases, such as depression, COPD, type 2 diabetes, lung or prostate...

Thursday, July 27, 2023: Payers

A key Senate committee on Wednesday advanced bipartisan legislation aimed at regulating pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), the intermediaries in the prescription drug supply chain who negotiate discounts with drug companies on behalf of insurance plans. While other...

Wednesday, July 26, 2023: Payers

Blue Shield of California announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft to utilize the cloud to deliver data about members to the insurer and providers in real-time. The companies want to build a data collection, storage, and analysis system that they’re dubbing...

Tuesday, July 25, 2023: Payers

Two Cigna members filed a lawsuit seeking class-action status in a California federal court on Monday, alleging the health insurance company leveraged an algorithm to improperly deny claims and systematically shift costs to its 2.1 million members. Lawyers anticipate...