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  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.67 or 1.5 percent, to $110.13. Humana Inc. rose $4.31 or 2.9 percent, to $153.28. UnitedHealth Group rose $3.70 or 3.5 percent, to $109.32.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.31 or 1.2 percent, to $109.77. Humana Inc. rose $4.06 or 2.7 percent, to $153.03. UnitedHealth Group rose $3.02 or 2.9 percent, to $108.64.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.33 or 1.2 percent, to $109.79. Humana Inc. rose $3.12 or 2.1 percent, to $152.09. UnitedHealth Group rose $2.95 or 2.8 percent, to $108.57.

  • Jan 21- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as it added new customers in government-paid plans and its Optum pharmacy management business hit record revenue. "We believe these results offer a solid finish to a year of transition," BMO Capital Markets analyst Jennifer...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:36 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 57 or. 5 percent, to $108.46. Humana Inc. fell$. 97 or. 6 percent, to $148.97. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $105.62.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:33 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 28 or. 3 percent, to $108.17. Humana Inc. fell $1.29 or. 9 percent, to $148.65. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 33 or. 3 percent, to $105.44.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:33 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $108.02. Humana Inc. fell $1.52 or 1.0 percent, to $148.42. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 99 or. 9 percent, to $104.78.

  • Months after he landed in Florida's Manatee County Jail, Jovon Frazier's pleas for treatment of the intense pain that radiated from his left shoulder to his elbow were met mostly with Tylenol. Frazier, then 18, wrote the second time he asked for care, in August 2009. That company, Corizon Health Inc., is under growing pressure around the country after losing five...

  • The cost of halting a pandemic? $344 billion: Study Saturday, 17 Jan 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    A custodial worker wears a mask and eye protection to guard against the Ebola virus as he prepares to clean Ruth Cherry Intermediate School in Dallas.

    How much would it cost world governments to insulate their economies from global pandemics. Would you believe nearly $344 billion?

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 6:19 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.03 or 1.0 percent, to $107.89. Humana Inc. rose $2.02 or 1.4 percent, to $149.94. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.31 or 1.3 percent, to $105.77.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $107.07. Humana Inc. rose $1.15 or. 8 percent, to $149.07. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 39 or. 4 percent, to $104.85.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 10:13 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 24 or. 2 percent, to $106.62. Humana Inc. fell$. 35 or. 2 percent, to $147.57. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 54 or. 5 percent, to $103.92.

  • CLEARFIELD, Pa.— A central Pennsylvania hospital is cutting 30 jobs, not filling 11 others and reducing hours for 50 other workers. About 65 percent of the hospital's revenue comes from Medicare and Medicaid. The 96- bed hospital about 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh opened in 1901, and is part of the Penn Highlands Healthcare network.

  • Jan 15- Researchers believe they have discovered a mechanism by which tumors eventually evade effective combination treatments for melanoma, providing clues that could lead to longer-lasting therapies for the deadliest of skin cancers. Roger Lo of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, looked at tumor samples from 15 melanoma patients prior to...

  • Investors are watching closely to see how insurers decide to cover these drugs, which cost tens of thousands of dollars per treatment, after AbbVie Inc started a competitor to Gilead Sciences' breakthrough hepatitis C treatment. Express Scripts, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States, dropped Gilead Sciences hepatitis C drugs from its main...

  • Jenny Craig: We can help you keep that resolution Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Kirstie Alley for Jenny Craig

    The CEO of Jenny Craig says his company's program gets results, one of the reason celebrities swear by its services.

  • Nurse is first Ebola victim diagnosed in Britain Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 10:57 AM ET
    In this handout from the Center for Disease Control, a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.

    A nurse has become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the UK and is being treated at a London hospital.

  • Dec 22- The largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager said on Monday it has lined up a cheaper price for AbbVie Inc's newly approved hepatitis C treatment and, in most cases, will no longer cover Gilead Sciences Inc's treatments after trying for nearly a year to win a deeper discount. Express Scripts' move reignited investor concerns that pharmaceutical companies...

  • Gilead falls as Express Scripts picks AbbVie treatment. Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, said it would no longer cover Gilead's treatments after it lined up a cheaper price from AbbVie Inc for its newly approved hepatitis C treatment. "That is very specific to Gilead, so that one is getting crushed, but it shouldn't necessarily set...

  • Dec 22- The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager has lined up a cheaper price from AbbVie Inc on its newly approved hepatitis C treatment and, in most cases, will no longer cover Gilead Sciences Inc treatments, Express Scripts said on Monday. Express Scripts has opposed the $84,000 pricetag of Gilead Sciences' Sovaldi treatment since it was approved a year...