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Michigan Supreme Court takes major car insurance case

Sep. 29, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether major changes in car insurance law apply to people who were catastrophically injured before summer 2019. The case is being closely watched by insurers, health-care providers and long-term victims of...

CVS Health moves closer to home care with $8B Signify deal

Sep. 06, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

CVS Health will pay about $8 billion to expand into home care, a practice that could cut costs and keep patients happy, provided they get the help they need. The health care giant is buying Signify Health, a technology company that sends doctors or other care providers to patient...

Insurer Centene changes course on East Coast HQ in Charlotte

Aug. 18, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Government health insurance provider Centene Corp. said Thursday it no longer plans to create an East Coast campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, a project first announced in 2020 and already under construction. The St. Louis-based managed care company said...

MaineHealth resolves contract dispute with largest insurer

Aug. 18, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest health care provider has resolved a contract dispute with the largest insurer in the state. The resolution means patients who use Anthem health insurance can keep receiving in-network care at the state's largest hospital, Maine Medical Center...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 11, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

Advance Media New York. August 5, 2022, Editorial: Finally, Upstate, Crouse invite CNY into merger discussion After months of “radio silence,” SUNY Upstate Medical University will hold two public forums later this month to explain why it wants to acquire Crouse...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi sue for defamation

Jul. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi on Thursday said it was suing three employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center for allegedly spreading false information. The lawsuit is the latest development in a dispute between the state's largest...

Amazon to buy primary care provider One Medical for $3.9B

Jul. 21, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will acquire the primary care organization One Medical in a deal valued roughly at $3.9 billion, marking another expansion for the retailer into health care services. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant said Thursday it is buying One Medical for $18 per share...

US health insurers raise rates to match increase in usage

Jul. 19, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — After putting off routine health care for much of the pandemic, Americans are now returning to doctors' offices in big numbers — a trend that's starting to show up in higher insurance rates across the country. Health insurers in individual...

Doctor admits to receiving kickbacks for sham brain scans

Jul. 15, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Connecticut ophthalmologist has pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks in a scheme in which he ordered hundreds of medically unnecessary brain scans that resulted in millions of dollars in fraudulent billing to health insurers, federal prosecutors said. Dr. Donald...

Growing enrollment, Optum Health propel UnitedHealth in 2Q

Jul. 15, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

UnitedHealth Group hiked its 2022 forecast Friday after riding both growing health insurance enrollment and its newer care-providing businesses to a better-than-expected second quarter. The health care giant said a nearly 9% surge in Medicare Advantage customers pushed its total...