UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest for-profit health insurer, is calling it quits with the industry's largest trade group, America's Health Insurance Plans.
Medicare and Medicaid will have to spend almost $50 billion to cover just 10 new specialty medications in the next 10 years, according to a new report from Avalere Health.
Patient and physician privacy apparently are being compromised in all kinds of ways in Texas. In just the past few days, we've learned that: * The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has
Name: Karen Ignagni Location: Washington, DC Profession: President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Fast facts: Once dubbed as one of the top three "Top Guns" of all trade
Health plan industry trade group America's Health Insurance Plans has released a study concluding that Medicare Advantage plans may be doing a better job of controlling costs and preventing harm to
Across the political spectrum, there's debate as to the effect a government-run public option plan would have on the healthcare industry, as a whole. Most of the arguments seem to center on whether
If you've been around a while in healthcare, one can hardly miss Karen Ignani, head of the America's Health Insurance Plans. Of late, she's become even more visible, as health plans are deeply
If you've got a bone to pick with the health plan industry, you aren't the only one. A collection of consumer advocacy groups have set plans to hold protests at the upcoming AHIP convention, arguing
This week the country's power players in the health plan, hospital, physician and union world--among others--have come together to propose what could turn out to be an astonishing change. The groups
I admire the spirit in which Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is attempting to build health reform consensus by proposing changes that will be palatable to the America's Health Insurance Plans and its