UnitedHealth Group kicked off the second-quarter earnings season on Tuesday, reporting higher revenue and profit as its insurance arm grew Medicare Advantage and Medicaid membership.
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A number of speakers at this year's Healthcare Financial Management Association's conference urged health system financial executives to set aside their reservations and more fully embrace value-based purchasing.
Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday reported that third-quarter earnings jumped more than 15%. But its stock price fell more than 9% after Amazon announced it's buying PillPack, an online pharmacy that delivers prescriptions.
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St. Louis-based Ascension continues to benefit from its investment in ancillary businesses amid expected declines in its hospital operations.
The quarterly profit—the first Oscar has reported since launching five years ago—signals that the health insurer's strategy of creating narrow networks through partnerships with major brand-name hospital systems may be a winner.
Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health posted more profit in the first nine months of its fiscal 2018 than in its entire fiscal 2017.
First-quarter results from the country's largest investor-owned chains—Tenet Healthcare Corp., HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems, Universal Health Services and LifePoint Health—show they're finding success in squeezing more money out of each patient encounter.
Catholic Health Initiatives saw a 7.7% drop in admissions and a 7% drop in outpatient visits in the third quarter of fiscal 2018 compared with the year-ago period.
Continued membership growth in Kaiser Permanente's health plan pushed its operating gain above $1 billion in the first quarter of 2018.
LifePoint Health reported lower admissions during the first quarter of 2018 as the provider continues to struggle with rising supply costs.