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    • CHICAGO Sept. 10 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower health care costs Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer announces the enhanced Provider Finder an online health care solution developed to enable members to more easily research and select physicians and hospitals as well as estimate out-of-pocket health care costs.
    • HealthData Management, Sept. 08, 2014
      A pilot project to ease identification of patients who have insurance coverage from more than one payer is expanding nationwide.
    • Healthcare Leadership Council, September 08, 2014
      What seniors have known for a decade, academics are confirming. The common sense is that Medicare Advantage delivers high quality and value in healthcare.
    • NewsOK.Com , September 02, 2014
      TULSA — GlobalHealth insurance company plans to hire 50 employees in Oklahoma City and Tulsa to transition the Oklahoma business of a Houston-based company that offers Medicare Advantage preferred provider plans, the company announced on Tuesday.
    • Miami Herald, August 29,2014

      THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
      BOISE, Idaho -- Federal officials are investigating a contractor Idaho selected to oversee its Medicaid behavioral health program for possibly violating patient-privacy laws.
    • August 26, 2014, CHICAGO – Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies around the country collectively devoted more than $363 million to support community health initiatives in 2013, and their employees volunteered more than 370,361 hours to community service, according to “Investing in America’s Health,” a report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA).
    • Insurance Business America, August 25, 2014

      The troubled Hawaii Health Connecter has suffered another set-back.
      Hawaii Medical Service Association, the largest health insurer in the state, made the decision last week to axe its small business plans offered through the exchange’s Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP).
    • BY BRIANNA EHLEY, The Fiscal Times, August 20, 2014
      For some, a trip to the doctor might soon involve walking through the snack aisle while a clerk blares “price check” over the loud speaker.

      That’s because Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, is looking to expand further into the health care business and become a one-stop-shop for all your needs -- from groceries and cleaning supplies to automotive supplies. Now, get in line to see your primary care physician.
    • CT Mirror, August 18, 2014
      The number of Connecticut residents covered by health insurance purchased through the state’s individual market rose by nearly 60,000 since last year, a 55 percent increase since the implementation of major provisions of Obamacare, according to figures released by the Connecticut Insurance Department.
    • The 24 states that opted out of expansion are now feeling pangs of financial regret.
    • The Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2014
      WellPoint Inc., WLP +1.18% the second-biggest U.S. insurer, plans to change its name to Anthem Inc., elevating the brand that it now uses for most of its health-insurance products.

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