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  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $121.59. Humana Inc. fell $2.02 or 1.2 percent, to $163.35. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 39 or. 3 percent, to $113.66.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 69 or. 6 percent, to $121.87. Humana Inc. fell $1.38 or. 8 percent, to $163.99. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $114.12.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $121.08. Humana Inc. fell $2.46 or 1.5 percent, to $162.91. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $113.91.

  • The Schaumburg, Illinois, company said it will spend cash to buy fellow pharmacy benefits manager Healthcare Solutions in a push to expand its presence in the workers' compensation market. Catamaran Corp. expects the deal to give it a complementary business platform and a new market of insurers and benefits administrators for its products.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 45 or. 4 percent, to $121.21. Humana Inc. rose $1.46 or. 9 percent, to $165.90. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.40 or 1.2 percent, to $114.03.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 04 or percent, to $120.80. Humana Inc. rose$. 20 or. 1 percent, to $164.64. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 71 or. 6 percent, to $114.72.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 63 or. 5 percent, to $120.76. Humana Inc. fell$. 08 or percent, to $164.44. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 97 or. 8 percent, to $115.43.

  • HealthSouth beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— HealthSouth Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $42.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. HealthSouth said revenue growth of 7.2 percent year-over-year reflects a 4.7 percent...

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 35 or. 3 percent, to $121.04. Humana Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $164.50. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 73 or. 6 percent, to $115.67.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $121.42. Humana Inc. rose$. 31 or. 2 percent, to $164.83. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 04 or percent, to $116.36.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $2.85 or 2.4 percent, to $121.39. Humana Inc. rose $8.40 or 5.4 percent, to $164.52. UnitedHealth Group rose $3.78 or 3.4 percent, to $116.40.

  • Feb 23- Tenet Healthcare Corp on Monday posted a fourth-quarter net profit compared with a year-ago loss as more patients visited its hospitals due to an improving economy and the expansion of health coverage to more Americans. U.S. hospitals are benefiting from the extension of insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act through government-run...

  • ST. LOUIS— Shares of Express Scripts Holding Co. traded higher in extended trading Monday after the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Express Scripts earned $581.8 million, or 79 cents per share, compared with $501.9 million, or 63 cents per share. Express Scripts forecast a profit of $1.07 to $1.11...

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $2.10 or 1.8 percent, to $120.64. Humana Inc. rose $9.14 or 5.9 percent, to $165.26. UnitedHealth Group rose $3.62 or 3.2 percent, to $116.24.

  • Feb 23- Humana Inc said on Monday that the U.S. government's proposed payments to insurers that sell Medicare Advantage health plans would mean a 1.25 percent to 1.75 percent cut for the managed care company in 2016.. That is a steeper drop than the 0.95 percent figure the government proposed for the industry on Friday, but was still within expectations, analysts...

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.01 or. 9 percent, to $119.55. Humana Inc. rose $4.09 or 2.6 percent, to $160.21. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.69 or 1.5 percent, to $114.31.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $2.35 or 2.0 percent, to $118.54. Humana Inc. rose $2.84 or 1.9 percent, to $156.12. UnitedHealth Group rose $2.59 or 2.4 percent, to $112.62.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.39 or 1.2 percent, to $117.58. Humana Inc. rose $3.17 or 2.1 percent, to $156.45. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.25 or 1.1 percent, to $111.28.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 74 or. 6 percent, to $116.93. Humana Inc. rose$. 55 or. 4 percent, to $153.83. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 47 or. 4 percent, to $109.56.

  • Challenges for doctors using fitness trackers & apps Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:32 AM ET

    NEW YORK— More hospitals and doctors are starting to use data from fitness trackers and health apps to help treat patients. But they are moving cautiously. That's the chief reason Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey is starting with only six patients and three doctors and is monitoring mainly lifestyle data, such as nutrition.