WellPoint is buying 1-800 Contacts to expand its direct-to-consumer offerings as it aims to gain a larger market share of the individual insurance business and diversify into the "higher-margin" eyewear business.
Professional services company Towers Watson is acquiring Extend Health, the largest private Medicare exchange, for $435 million.
Cigna has reached an agreement to acquire the supplemental health insurance unit of American Financial Group for $295 million. By acquiring Great American Supplemental Benefits Group, one of the...
Humana can move forward with its plans to buy Arcadian Management Services if it divests certain part of Arcadian's Medicare Advantage business in five states, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said
Humana said Tuesday that it has formed a "strategic alliance" with a Medicaid insurer to create a health plan that coordinates coverage for the $300 billion dual-eligible market. The...
Humana is a mover and a shaker within the health insurance industry, taking steps both internally and externally to ensure it remains competitive in the market. Most recently, Humana promoted its
Highmark, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Independence Blue Cross (IBC), along with software company Lumeris, on Tuesday announced they are buying NaviNet, a real-time communications
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (BCBSD) has received permission to become an affiliate of Pittsburgh-based Highmark as long as both insurers meet a long list of 49 conditions. Delaware Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has agreed to freeze the rates for its Medigap plan for five years so that it can move forward with its purchase of a Medicaid company. The rate freeze, which
Highmark is selling its Medicare claims processing business to avoid any conflict-of-interest issues related to its purchase of West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS). Blue Cross Blue Shield of