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1927 Articles Matching "plans"

Shopko Bankruptcy Puts 146 Pharmacies In Play For CVS, Walgreens And Kroger

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Shopko said it will exit the pharmacy business, putting 146 pharmacies for sale following filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with plans to close about 40 additional stores, sell assets and possibly seek an equias part of plan to exit the prescription business, the retailer confirmed...
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Limelight Health's employee benefit plan software brings in $33.5M from investors

Jan 19, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Limelight’s cloud-based software looks to streamline quoting and underwriting for carriers handling employee benefit...
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Minnesota Lawmakers Get A Lesson On Public Health Dangers Of Climate Change

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A doctor from Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate met with a new climate policy committee to inform them about the dangers of greenhouse gas emissions and how to regard legislative proposals about it. The advocacy group plans to travel to Washington, D.C. later this year to meet with more lawmakers. Legislative news comes out of Vermont, New Hampshire, Texas, Washington, Missouri and Virginia,...
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Apple is in talks with private Medicare plans about bringing its watch to at-risk seniors

Jan 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Insurers are finding reasons to provide Apple Watches to...
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Pillo's pill dispenser sold under Black & Decker's brand, Apple's negotiations with private Medicare plans, and more digital health briefs

Jan 17, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: New funding announcements from Nomad Health...
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Insurers say shutdown delays benefit plan design

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's...
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Plans, providers split on easing Medicaid network adequacy standards

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Health plans clashed with providers and consumers in their reactions to the CMS' proposal to give states more flexibility in regulating the adequacy of provider networks in Medicaid managed-care...
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Lilly eyes more cancer deals, but wary of CAR-T, gene therapy

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co remains in the hunt for cancer drugs even after announcing an $8 billion purchase of Loxo Oncology this week, but it plans to remain on the sidelines when it comes to two of the hottest areas of drug development....
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Deals, tech and cost-cutting at J.P. Morgan

Jan 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Health systems and insurers explained their breakthrough deals, showcased their cost-cutting game plans and discussed harnessing technology at the 37th J.P. Morgan Healthcare...
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Cigna Plans Broader Medicare Advantage Offerings

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Cigna CEO David Cordani plans to broaden the health insurer’s Medicare Advantage offerings to...
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Jefferson Health may purchase Temple University Health System's cancer center

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Philadelphia-based academic health systems have an exclusive 90-day window to determine whether the acquisition will be a good fit. They will also evaluate the sale of Temple's interest in Health Partners...
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State Highlights: Hospital Regulation, Insurance Legislation Move To Front-Burner For Georgia Legislature; Insurer Will No Longer Deny Mass. Residents Plans Because Of PrEP

Jan 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Massachusetts, Missouri, Delaware, California, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Texas, Pennsylvania and...
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Newsom Comes Out Swinging On Day One For Single-Payer, Immigrant Coverage

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Just hours into his tenure as California’s new governor, Democrat Gavin Newsom proposed major plans to insure more Californians, including state-funded financial aid for health insurance and a requirement for Californians to have...
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Providence St. Joseph unveils $150 million venture capital fund

Jan 09, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Providence St. Joseph Health's venture capital arm is closing on a second $150 million healthcare fund. Providence Ventures plans to invest in 15 additional companies, bringing its total number of portfolio companies to...
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Q&A: AHA chair Brian Gragnolati wants the industry to tackle affordability

Jan 06, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Brian Gragnolati, CEO of Atlantic Health System, plans on making affordability the focus of his tenure as chairman of the American Hospital Association board of...
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Ascension Texas to reopen shuttered Little River facilities

Jan 05, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Ascension Texas announced Friday it has hired physicians who were formerly employed by Little River Healthcare and purchased the assets of practices that were affiliated with the bankrupt provider. Ascension plans to reopen the facilities Jan....
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Coverage denied: Medicaid patients suffer as layers of private companies profit

Jan 05, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Increasingly, Medicaid plans outsource the work of managing patients' health and medical treatment to subcontractors. These firms can be powerful gatekeepers. They run physician groups, bear responsibility for forming doctor networks and...
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The Skinny On Diets For 2019: Mediterranean Is Best Overall Among 41 Nutrition Plans, Analysis Says

Jan 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
U.S. News & World Report ranked diets on seven categories: "how easy it is to follow, its nutritional completeness, its ability to produce short-term and long-term weight loss, its safety and its potential for preventing and managing diabetes and heart disease." Other nutrition news focuses on cholesterol spikes after the holidays and excess weight's role in...
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Lillie Shockney, RN: 2018 WebMD Health Hero, Caregiver

Jan 03, 2019 , WebMD
As a breast cancer survivor, she knows what it’s like to face the disease head-on. Now she helps others make plans for the...
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Democratic Hopefuls Put Forward Plans To Tackle High Drug Costs As 2020 Jockeying Begins

Jan 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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