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  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.12 or 1.2 percent, to $95.21. Humana Inc. rose$. 66 or. 5 percent, to $133.18. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 64 or. 7 percent, to $87.63.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 73 or. 8 percent, to $94.82. Humana Inc. rose$. 67 or. 5 percent, to $133.19. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 72 or. 8 percent, to $87.71.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 85 or. 9 percent, to $94.09. Humana Inc. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $132.52. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $86.99.

  • Nebraska health insurance cost dispute unresolved Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    So the facilities and doctors affiliated with Catholic Health Initiatives are no longer part of the Blue Cross network. "Blue Cross has created a mess for people all across the state of Nebraska," said Dr. The expired contract covered all CHI Health hospitals in Omaha, Schuyler and Plainview.

  • New York nurses press for higher staffing levels Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— About 700 nurses and supporters rallied Wednesday outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association to press for higher staffing levels at hospitals. The demonstration by the New York State Nurses Association was intended to rally support for a bill in the state legislature that would set minimum staffing levels for nurses.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 80 or. 9 percent, to $94.04. Humana Inc. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $132.26. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $87.02.

  • Anthem, hospitals join to offer new insurance plan Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Insurer Anthem Blue Cross is joining with several prominent Southern California hospitals to offer a new type of health coverage plan it promises will provide high-quality medical care at affordable prices.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.22 or 1.3 percent, to $94.46. Humana Inc. fell$. 06 or percent, to $132.31. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $86.92.

  • Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work— problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.72 or 1.9 percent, to $93.24. Humana Inc. rose $4.71 or 3.7 percent, to $132.37. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.13 or 1.3 percent, to $87.16.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.63 or 1.8 percent, to $93.15. Humana Inc. rose $4.13 or 3.2 percent, to $131.79. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.13 or 1.3 percent, to $87.16.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.17 or 1.3 percent, to $92.69. Humana Inc. rose $3.22 or 2.5 percent, to $130.88. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 82 or 1.0 percent, to $86.85.

  • Defense tries to show ex-governor did real work Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    But Brian Bedard, the executive vice president of Apple Health Care Inc., also acknowledged that the company and a congressional campaign for which Rowland worked had an "incestuous" relationship.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 80 or. 9 percent, to $91.52. Humana Inc. fell$. 60 or. 5 percent, to $127.66. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $86.03.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $92.00. Humana Inc. fell$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $128.09. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $86.24.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 53 or. 6 percent, to $91.79. Humana Inc. fell$. 06 or percent, to $128.20. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $86.00.

  • Sept 15- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion to beef up its slowing healthcare business. Shares of the company, which is buying TriZetto from London- based private equity firm Apax Partners LLP, rose nearly 3 percent in premarket trading.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 15- Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is still under development, is the center of a new healthcare system by Apple.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.03 or 1.1 percent, to $92.32. Humana Inc. fell $1.14 or. 9 percent, to $128.26. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 90 or 1.0 percent, to $86.18.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.08 or 1.2 percent, to $92.27. Humana Inc. fell $1.25 or 1.0 percent, to $128.15. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 86 or 1.0 percent, to $86.22.