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Insurers get more time to disclose exchange enrollment data

Although the Affordable Care Act requires insurers to disclose information about the number of people enrolled in their health insurance exchange plans, the number of claims denied and consumers' costs for specific services, the Obama administration said it won't be enforcing that provision.

Affordable Care Act grandfathering driving costs up, Blues say

The Obama administration's decision last fall to let consumers keep certain plans that weren't compliant with the Affordable Care Act may have led to some insurers proposing higher premiums...

Florida Blue VP talks female leadership success

Florida's largest health insurer can count Vice President of Product Elana Schrader, M.D., among the growing ranks of women who have leading roles at health plans, according to Florida Blue Radio.

Ex-HHS head Donna Shalala: Data sharing with payers requires trust

At a recent eMerge Americas digital business conference held in Miami Beach, Donna Shalala, former Clinton Administration secretary for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, spoke out on why healthcare providers are reluctant to share data with payers,  InformationWeek  reported.

Florida Blue CEO: Single-payer is not future of healthcare

The healthcare industry keeps changing, and the future landscape will not involve a single-payer system, Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty told Florida Watchdog.

Insurers frustrated with federal exchange technical glitches

As insurers are gearing up for the launch of health insurance exchanges in less than a month, many are frustrated with the federal government's handling of the technical aspects, including glitches that are still unresolved.

Florida Blue reorganization gets state approval

State regulators have approved Florida Blue's request to reorganize its corporate structure, allowing it to become a nonprofit mutual insurer.

Florida Blue preps for post-reform success

In the last year and a half, Florida Blue has expanded its Medicare and Medicaid operations, reached new agreements with providers, bought a provider group and decided to sell policies through a new private health insurance exchange.

Insurers, CDC work to stamp out diabetes, costs

America's Health Insurance Plans and four of its member insurers have joined the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help combat a major cause of rising healthcare costs--diabetes.

Aetna sues city over $90M contract decided 'behind closed doors'

Aetna is suing Jacksonville for allegedly violating its own selection process and making a $90 million contract to provide health coverage for the Florida city "behind closed doors."