Amid speculation this week that Aetna may make an offer to acquire either Humana or Cigna, industry analysts note a variety of factors that must take place for such a deal to occur.
A big-time merger between two of the Big Five for-profit health insurers may be on the horizon, with Aetna poised to make an offer for either Humana or Cigna.
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. has filed a counter lawsuit against Cigna, claiming the insurer owes the lab $66 million for legitimate blood-testing services.
The five biggest insurers in the country are heading into a more stable future after their first quarter earnings reports show that they're all faring well financially in the post-reform market.
Cigna has been violating the Affordable Care Act and discriminating against its members with HIV/AIDS by requiring those individuals to get medications from its mail-order pharmacy, according to a class action lawsuit filed by Consumer Watchdog.
Aetna has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Virginia-based Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. The suit alleges that the firm and its former contract sales provider, Bluewave Healthcare Consultants Inc., engaged in fraudulent billing practices.
In a session Wednesday at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago, Alan Muney, M.D., chief medical officer and senior vice president of Cigna's Total Health and Network division outlined three approaches to Cigna's value-based reimbursement structures.
The "Angelina Effect"-- attributed to Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo genetic testing to detect hereditary breast cancer--is sweeping the nation. But some health insurance companies aren't willing to pay for the pricey procedures.
A growing number of insurers plan to follow the advice of the Food and Drug Administration and restrict the use of the laparoscopic power morcellator in hysterectomies.
Cigna and California-based SCAN Health Plan have formed an alliance to provide Medicare Advantage plan benefits to employer clients in California, the insurer recently announced.