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Brazil is now "so bad it's good," Mike Novogratz said Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York.
The federal patient privacy watchdog obtained a $1.7 million settlement for lax data security practices from a leading health treatment provider. This may only be a taste of things to come.
New research shows insurers' efforts to entice healthy eating with coupons are paying off. But are the foods as healthy as the savings?
April 8- U.S. health insurers said on Tuesday they still expected cuts in government reimbursements for privately managed Medicare health plans for the elderly next year even after the Obama administration rolled back the steepest reductions.
April 8- The Obama administration's announcement on Monday that it would roll back proposed cuts to privately managed Medicare plans is a positive for insurers because the final plan is "less worse" than the one proposed, Wall Street analysts said on Tuesday.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that on average, reimbursement for such Medicare Advantage plans in 2015 would rise 0.4 percent, reversing what is said was a 1.9 percent average reduction proposed in February.
April 7- The U.S. government on Monday said that final payments to private health insurers for 2015 private Medicare Advantage plans would rise 0.4 percent for the average plan compared with a proposed cut of 1.9 percent.
The insurance industry is bracing for the Obama administration's final Medicare Advantage rate cuts for 2015, which will be announced late Monday.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday: GM, HUM, MDVN
Does your portfolio leave you feeling a little nauseous? Cramer thinks shares of Aetna could make you feel a lot better.
As Americans rush to sign up for Obamacare plans before the March 31 deadline, investors have turned bullish on health insurers.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks rose on Monday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record, as investors continued to view lackluster data as due to the weather.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Humana shares surged more than 7 percent Monday after it said proposed health department rate cuts may be more benign than anticipated.
Credit rating giant Moody's warns that two proposed Obamacare rule changes would be "further credit negatives for health insurers."
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Traders await Friday's jobs report and watch emerging markets to see if the selloff can be contained.
Talking Squawk, the "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights and sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
WellPoint made a big bet on Obamacare and early enrollment numbers indicate it's paying off, according to executives from the nation's second-largest insurer.