CVS Health and Walmart said they have resolved a contract dispute and inked a new multiyear contract that allows certain CVS pharmacy benefit management customers to continue filling prescriptions at Walmart drugstores.
Medicare Advantage insurers added 1.4 million members to their rosters for 2019, as they looked to grow membership in a market known for being politically safe and predictably lucrative. But membership is growing at slower pace than in previous years.
A federal appeals court unanimously ruled against UnitedHealth Group over the insurer withholding payments from out-of-network physicians and hospitals to compensate for previous overpayments.
CVS Caremark's commercial and managed Medicaid customers soon may no longer be able to fill prescriptions at Walmart drugstores amid a dispute between the two pharmacy giants over pricing.
Health insurer Humana named Dr. William Shrank as its new chief medical officer to start on April 1.
UnitedHealth Group kicked off earnings season with higher fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 revenue thanks to strong results in both its insurance business, UnitedHealthcare, and health services subsidiary, Optum.
Ratings agency S&P Global predicts that U.S. health insurers' credit ratings will remain stable thanks to diminished legislative uncertainty and factors ensuring growth across several lines of business.
Health policy action in the states may depend as much on conflict or collaboration within each political party as on consensus between the parties.
Years after it first announced it wanted to exit the insurance business, Catholic Health Initiatives is selling its Arkansas insurance plan QualChoice to insurer Centene Corp.
Some healthcare industry groups warn that a Trump administration proposal to let employers offer workers tax-free accounts to buy individual health plans could cause mass confusion and damage ACA markets.
A group gaining influence in Washington as a champion for Medicare beneficiaries is bankrolled by major health insurance companies that are trying to cash in on Medicare Advantage.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan has settled a 2014 lawsuit alleging it illegally shifted severely mentally ill patients hospitalized in Kaiser facilities from its commercial plans to public payers like Medicaid.