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High-deductible plans increase bad debt, hospitals say

The growing popularity of high-deductible insurance plans is leaving more hospitals stuck with unpaid bills,  Kaiser Health News  reported.  

Cigna CEO: Supreme Court ruling won't stop health reform, care coordination

Health reform is here to stay, regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in the challenge to the healthcare reform law. That's because determining whether the individual mandate is

Aetna adds consumer-based services with PayFlex purchase

Looking to enhance its consumer health business, Aetna (NYSE: AET) is buying PayFlex Holdings Inc., an administrator of health savings and flexible spending accounts, for roughly $202 million,

Health spending, preventive care drop with high-deductible plans

High-deductible health plans are significantly decreasing healthcare spending, but they are also linked to patients cutting back on preventive healthcare services--such as childhood immunizations,

Repealing health reform is a waste of time, Cigna and Aetna execs say

The health reform law is far from perfect, said top officials from Cigna (NYSE: CI) and Aetna (NYSE: AET), but after two years of debate, the industry needs to move forward with clear steps on how to

SPOTLIGHT: Health savings account enrollment up 25 percent to 10 million

This January, the number of people enrolled in health savings accounts coupled with high-deductible health plans (HSA/HDHPs) attained new heights, increasing 25 percent over the course of a year to