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As they navigate the Obamacare exchanges, health insurers are expressing cautious optimism about enrollment, despite the ongoing technology problems.
Companies with the lowest cost structures will likely do well, Josh Raskin says.
Molina Healthcare has been gearing up to sign up customers on health exchanges in nine states, but there are many reasons why this is a risky bet.
Plans to build a $235 million proton-beam cancer treatment facility in New York City are proceeding, even as some insurers balk at the pricey therapy.
Home Depot is shifting medical coverage for part-time workers to new public marketplace exchanges ahead of new benefits requirements under Obamacare.
Sept 19- Home Depot Inc is shifting medical coverage for part-time workers to new public marketplace exchanges ahead of new benefits requirements under the U.S. Home Depot's change would affect roughly 20,000 part-time workers who previously had chosen the limited liability medical plan the company offered, spokesman Stephen Holmes said.
Private health insurance exchanges look like the wave of the future—and investors soon could be surfing to profits.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Investors in U.S. hospital companies are counting on the Obama administration to pull off its national healthcare reform for 2014 to drive earnings growth, but a series of delays to the program has some questioning how strong the launch will be at its start.
Aug 29- Aetna Inc has decided not to sell insurance on New York's individual health insurance exchange, which is being created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the fifth state where it has reversed course in recent weeks.
The world's largest retailer's is behind many other large companies on health coverage for domestic partners. Sixty-two percent of the Fortune 500 already offer such benefits.
Aug 27- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday it will offer health insurance benefits to domestic partners of its U.S. employees starting next year, following the lead of other major companies. Wal-Mart is the single biggest U.S. employer outside of the federal government.
Aug 27- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday it will offer health insurance benefits to domestic partners of its U.S. employees starting next year. Wal-Mart is the single biggest U.S. employer outside of the federal government.
Wednesday marks 45 days since the end of the second quarter, or as it's known in the financial community, "13F Day." Some of the world's biggest funds report their holdings.
Aug 2- Aetna Inc pulled out of Maryland's health insurance exchange being created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law after the state pressed it to lower its proposed rates by up to 29 percent.
Aug 2- Aetna Inc has withdrawn its applications to sell insurance plans on Maryland's individual health exchange after it was asked to lower its rates by up to 29 percent, according to the state's department of insurance.
Aug 2- Aetna Inc has pulled its applications to sell insurance plans on Maryland's individual health exchange after it was asked to lower its rates by up to 29 percent from what it had requested, according to the state's department of insurance.
Aug 1- Cigna Corp, which provides U.S. and overseas health insurance as well as disability and life insurance, reported a second-quarter profit that beat expectations on Thursday as medical costs fell and revenue rose. Cigna's net income rose to $505 million, or $1.76 per share, from $380 million, or $1.31 per share, a year earlier.
Aug 1- Cigna Corp on Thursday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations as medical costs were low and revenue increased from health insurance, supplemental benefit plans like dental and vision, and disability and life insurance.