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  • NEW YORK, Oct 23- Corporate earnings including Caterpillar's drove Wall Street higher on Thursday but stocks pared gains late in the session after reports that a New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker who treated infected patients in West Africa.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 99 or 1.1 percent, to $92.44. Humana Inc. rose $1.28 or 1.0 percent, to $132.75. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 90 or 1.0 percent, to $90.67.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 76 or. 8 percent, to $92.21. Humana Inc. rose $1.26 or 1.0 percent, to $132.73. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 80 or. 9 percent, to $90.57.

  • Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    DALLAS— The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in financial statements Wednesday that its revenue fell 25 percent in the...

  • Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    DALLAS— Five things to know about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient died:. Hospital spokesman Wendell Watson said: "Wait time is only one component of patient care and patient experience." Thomas Eric Duncan first arrived at the hospital Sept. 25 complaining of abdominal pain, a severe headache, dizziness and...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.26 or 1.4 percent, to $91.45. Humana Inc. fell $1.80 or 1.4 percent, to $131.47. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.18 or 1.3 percent, to $89.77.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 68 or. 7 percent, to $92.03. Humana Inc. fell$. 91 or. 7 percent, to $132.36. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 54 or. 6 percent, to $90.41.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $92.51. Humana Inc. rose$. 23 or. 2 percent, to $133.50. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $90.87.

  • US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    OMAHA, Nebraska— An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said. Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for NBC and other media outlets, was released from the Nebraska Medical...

  • BOSTON, Oct 22- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters. The products under review by the agency's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $2.11 or 2.3 percent, to $92.71. Humana Inc. rose $3.17 or 2.4 percent, to $133.27. UnitedHealth Group rose $2.41 or 2.7 percent, to $90.95.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.54 or 1.7 percent, to $92.14. Humana Inc. rose $2.95 or 2.3 percent, to $133.05. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.82 or 2.1 percent, to $90.36.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 81 or. 9 percent, to $91.41. Humana Inc. rose $1.59 or 1.2 percent, to $131.69. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 67 or. 8 percent, to $89.21.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.56 or 1.8 percent, to $90.60. Humana Inc. rose $1.87 or 1.5 percent, to $130.10. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $88.54.

  • Petition drive to limit hospital charges gets OK Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    LANSING, Mich.— Michigan's elections board gave the go-ahead Monday for a petition drives seeking to limit what hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and auto accident victims. He acknowledged that insurers are supportive of the effort, which was blasted by defenders of Michigan's auto insurance law as a "cynical ploy" by the insurance...

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 99 or 1.1 percent, to $90.03. Humana Inc. rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $128.44. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 04 or percent, to $88.22.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.07 or 1.2 percent, to $90.11. Humana Inc. rose$. 92 or. 7 percent, to $129.15. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $88.61.

  • Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. So did a man who recently traveled to West Africa and was complaining of flu-like symptoms, prompting the suburban Boston urgent-care practice where he went to briefly shut down...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.01 or 1.1 percent, to $89.04. Humana Inc. rose $2.50 or 2.0 percent, to $128.23. UnitedHealth Group rose $2.79 or 3.3 percent, to $88.18.

  • British broker Miller Insurance Services LLP said the product it created with U.S. broker William Gallagher Associates would also protect hospitals against any potential losses to revenue in the aftermath of a quarantine. The news comes as U.S. health officials said they were monitoring 16 people in Ohio, including one in quarantine, who had close contact...