In its fourth-quarter earnings report Wednesday, Anthem said its net income fell 64 percent, in part because of challenges tied to its individual business. Its government business, however, continues to perform well, as its operating revenue rose 17 percent in the quarter.
For healthcare IT stakeholders, 2015 was a notable year on many fronts. In this special report, FierceHealthIT looks back at five of the most noteworthy headlines from the past 12 months.
Iowa's governor says the state will be ready to shift management of its Medicaid program to three private managed care companies by March 1, following a tumultuous past week in which a fourth company--WellCare--officially lost its contract, the The Gazette reports.
Whatever its flaws, Medicare is one of the few voices of rationality in healthcare finance. Due to the system's huge amount of leverage--it covers about 55 million Americans--it is able to...
Now that UnitedHealth Group has made it clear that it is losing money on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, the focus is turning to the country's other major insurers to determine just how worried the Obama administration--and consumers--should be.
Now that the "big five" U.S. health insurers have all released their third-quarter earnings, it's clear that while the companies reported plenty of positive news, most are experiencing challenges in the individual market.
Now that the Affordable Care Act's third open enrollment period has begun, a clearer picture of how health insurers are adjusting to the seismic changes in individual market has emerged.
Anthem posted a profit of $654.8 million, or $2.43 a share, in the third quarter of 2015, an increase from the $630.9 million ($2.22 a share) it reported in the same quarter last year.
States that want their programs to better serve the growing ranks of Medicaid enrollees should look to some of the innovative solutions employed by Medicaid managed care organizations, according to a new white paper from the Anthem Public Policy Institute.
In the first half of 2015, there were more than 245.9 million records breached worldwide--with the largest impacting consumers of health insurance company Anthem, according to a new report.