May 1- U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as medical enrollments increased and it managed costs of its commercial and Medicare customers. The report by Cigna follows big beats by larger competitors WellPoint Inc and Aetna Inc for the first quarter.
May 1- U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp said on Thursday that its first-quarter profit rose as revenue increased, medical customers grew and it managed medical costs of its commercial and Medicare customers.
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The insurance industry is bracing for the Obama administration's final Medicare Advantage rate cuts for 2015, which will be announced late Monday.
Senator Marco Rubio, a prominent Republican critic of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, unveiled legislation on Tuesday to make sure Obamacare would not add to the deficit by compensating insurance companies for possible losses.
WASHINGTON, March 31- Political pressures, technology problems and legal challenges have rattled the rollout of President Barack Obama's new health insurance law, the most sweeping U.S. social program since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960 s.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 28- President Barack Obama's ban on discriminatory health insurance practices against the sick has not stopped insurers from increasing up-front charges for the expensive drugs needed to control chronic illnesses from leukemia to multiple sclerosis.
Credit rating giant Moody's warns that two proposed Obamacare rule changes would be "further credit negatives for health insurers."
U.S. stocks rose on Friday after the unemployment rate fell and payrolls climbed less than predicted.
Feb 7- Cigna Corp on Friday said costs in its private Medicare business were higher than expected in the fourth quarter and might continue on that path in 2014, resulting in a disappointing outlook and pushing its shares down nearly 9 percent.
U.S. stock index futures turned lower on Friday, after the government's crucial non-farm payrolls jobs report came in below expectations.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Feb 7- Cigna Corp on Friday reported a lower fourth-quarter profit as medical costs in its private Medicare business came in higher than anticipated, and the U.S. insurer gave a 2014 earnings outlook below analysts' expectations. Cigna said it expected its medical customers to grow by 1 percent to 2 percent this year.
Feb 7- Cigna Corp, which provides health and other insurance, on Friday reported a decline in fourth-quarter profit as medical costs in its private Medicare business came in higher than anticipated, and it gave an earnings outlook that was lower than analysts expected. Cigna said it expected 2014 earnings of $6.80 to $7.20 per share.
Feb 7- Cigna Corp, which provides health and other insurance, on Friday reported a lower fourth-quarter profit as medical costs in its private Medicare business came in higher than anticipated, and the company said it expected 2014 earnings to grow.
Feb 6- Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday it expects to lose money on the Obamacare exchanges even as demand for these insurance plans has picked up over the past few weeks.