Health insurer Humana is selling its Concentra urgent care and physical therapy services unit for about $1 billion.» Read More
NEW YORK, March 23- Health insurer Humana Inc said on Monday that it would sell its Concentra urgent care and physical therapy services unit for about $1 billion to private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson& Stowe and Select Medical Holdings Corp.. Humana, which focuses on providing Medicare Advantage plans to older people, has been reviewing its assets.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 28 or. 2 percent, to $128.38. Humana Inc. rose $1.83 or 1.0 percent, to $182.79. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.62 or 1.3 percent, to $119.14.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 59 or. 5 percent, to $128.69. Humana Inc. rose $1.36 or. 8 percent, to $182.32. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 84 or. 7 percent, to $119.92.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 63 or. 5 percent, to $128.73. Humana Inc. rose$. 25 or. 1 percent, to $181.21. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 51 or. 4 percent, to $120.25.
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Cigna Corp. rose$. 70 or. 6 percent, to $125.55. Humana Inc. rose $1.57 or. 9 percent, to $175.57. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 51 or. 4 percent, to $118.11.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $124.88. Humana Inc. rose$. 18 or. 1 percent, to $174.18. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 74 or. 6 percent, to $116.86.
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Cigna Corp. fell$. 58 or. 5 percent, to $124.43. Humana Inc. fell $1.31 or. 8 percent, to $173.00. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.20 or 1.0 percent, to $117.32.
Cigna Corp. fell$. 71 or. 6 percent, to $124.30. Humana Inc. fell$. 57 or. 3 percent, to $173.74. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 86 or. 7 percent, to $117.66.
WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday on a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, but no clear majority was immediately apparent in the case that takes aim at a pivotal part of the statute providing tax subsidies to help people afford insurance. A couple of dozen demonstrators from the conservative...
NEW YORK, Feb 23- The Nasdaq ended higher on Monday for a ninth straight day following gains in Apple, while the Dow and S&P 500 eased off recent record highs as lower oil prices dragged down energy shares. Nasdaq's winning run was its longest since September 2010, putting the index closer to its 5,132.52 all-time intraday high, reached in March 2000 just before the...
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...
Feb 20- The U.S. government on Friday proposed a 0.9 percent cut in payments to health insurers for 2016 Medicare Advantage plans, which provide health benefits to more than 16 million elderly or disabled people. Insurers such as UnitedHealth Group Inc, Humana Inc and Aetna Inc provide these plans, which cover nearly one-third of all Medicare enrollees.
Feb 20- The U.S. government on Friday announced proposed payments to health insurers for 2016 Medicare Advantage plans that it said were fairly stable compared with 2015.. The proposal, released in a document by a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, sets out the parameters for reimbursement by the government for Medicare Advantage.
WASHINGTON, Feb 17- Five Republican state governors say they will not rescue a crucial part of Obamacare if it is struck down by the Supreme Court, underlining the prospect for a chaotic aftermath to a ruling that could force millions of Americans to pay much more for coverage or lose their health insurance. In response to Reuters' queries, spokespeople for the...
Insurers are benefiting from increased number of patients, aided by an expansion of Medicaid, a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states, under Obamacare. WellCare members under the Medicaid health plans increased 31 percent to 2.3 million in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, helped by additions in Florida,...
The busier-than-normal flu season has resulted in some U.S. insurers such as Centene Corp and Humana Inc flagging cost concern. We are disappointed with our fourth quarter earnings due to the effect of the early and more severe flu season on our Medicaid business, "WellCare Chief Executive Kenneth Burdick said in a statement on Wednesday.
Feb 4- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a lower-than- expected fourth-quarter profit as it spent more on new hepatitis C treatments and flu season expenses increased, but it said those and other costs are behind it and predicted a better 2015.. Humana shares, which were off slightly before a company conference call began, rose 1.9 percent to $151.39 in...