Latest Managed health care providers News

CVS gets a 3Q booster shot from Aetna as revenue soars

Nov. 6, 2019 11:18 AM EST

CVS Health revenue surged in the third quarter as the drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager added health insurance and pushed ahead with a plan to change how many of its stores operate. The company said Wednesday its roughly $69 billion acquisition of the insurer Aetna helped its top line climb 36% in the...

UnitedHealth hikes annual forecast, offers glimpse into 2020

Oct. 15, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 forecast and detailed another better-than-expected quarter Tuesday, but shares soared after company leaders mentioned next year's growth prospects. CEO David Wichmann told analysts it would be "reasonable and prudent" for them to set initial expectations for core operating...

North Carolina Blue Cross CEO resigns after DWI charge

Sep. 26, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chief executive officer of Blue Cross North Carolina has resigned amid pressure from the state's top insurance regulator after the executive's DWI charge. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state's dominant health insurer, said in a statement late Wednesday that the...

Report: New Mexico needs to boost mental health services

Sep. 17, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The need for mental health services in New Mexico is significant given its high rates of suicides and overdose deaths, but many counties in the sparsely populated state lack licensed providers that serve patients who rely on government assistance, independent U.S. investigators...