Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices
Posted on Dec 10, 2017 (6 days ago)
Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options. The cheapest individual coverage available in her market would eat up nearly a quarter of the income her husband ...
ETFs with exposure to Cigna Corp. : December 7, 2017
Posted on Dec 7, 2017 (8 days ago)
Categories: ETFs Yahoo FinanceClick here to see latest analysis ETFs with exposure to Cigna Corp. Here are 5 ETFs with the largest exposure to CI-US. Comparing the performance and risk of Cigna Corp. with the ETFs that have exposure to it gives us some ETF choices that could give us similar returns with lower volatility. Ticker Fund Name ... Read more
-Obamacare insurance options dwindle for neediest U.S. patients
Posted on Dec 7, 2017 (9 days ago)
Josh Brookhart has four health insurers to choose from in Seattle's King County for 2018, more than many Americans like him who buy coverage on the Obamacare individual market. The Brookharts' insurer, Regence BlueShield of Washington, said in June it would exit the Obamacare markets in 2018, citing unsettled marketplaces across the country, a move common to many insurers uncertain about the program's future under President Donald Trump. Gabriel's case shows how difficult it can still be to find adequate healthcare for very complex conditions four years after Obamacare took full effect.
Cigna Corp. :CI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 5, 2017
Posted on Dec 5, 2017 (11 days ago)
Categories: Yahoo FinanceGet free summary analysis Cigna Corp. reports financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. We analyze the earnings along side the following peers of Cigna Corp. – Anthem, Inc., Centene Corporation, Humana Inc., UnitedHealth Group Incorporated and Aetna Inc. (ANTM-US, CNC-US, HUM-US, UNH-US and AET-US) that have also reported for this period. Highlights ... Read more
Cigna-HealthSpring, Lyft Make Medical Transportation Easier for Customers in Select Medicare Advantage Plans
Posted on Nov 30, 2017 (16 days ago)
Cigna-HealthSpring, one of the nation’s leading providers of Medicare Advantage plans, is making it easier for customers in select plans in seven states and the District of Columbia to get to and from their doctors and pharmacies through medical transportation provided by the Lyft transportation network.
Market Trends Toward New Normal in U.S., Becton, Dickinson, Cigna, Aetna, Enphase Energy, and Vishay Intertechnology — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings
Posted on Nov 29, 2017 (17 days ago)
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2017-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of U.S. ...
From Wal-Mart to Walgreens, Humana Could Have Its Pick of Suitors
Posted on Nov 27, 2017 (19 days ago)
Shares of Humana (HUM) are up more than 18% this year, but could go higher still if the company gets an attractive takeover offer. Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Humana filed a Change of Control 8-K, effective Jan. 1, 2018, with clauses on both cash compensation and benefits of its employees, including its CEO. Leerink's Ana Gupte writes that the filing shows that Humana is a possible takeout target after the Medicare Advantage Annual Enrollment Season.
Cigna, Good Samaritan Health and SCCIPA Form New Alliance to Improve Health Care for Santa Clara County Customers
Posted on Nov 20, 2017 (25 days ago)
Good Samaritan Health System, which includes Regional Medical Center of San Jose, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Santa Clara County IPA , an independent practice group with over 800 physicians, have entered into an alliance with Cigna to offer a simple, comprehensive and focused approach to quality care with improved affordability in Santa Clara County.
Republicans are willing to do just about anything to push tax reform through Congress. Even if that means dropping the repeal of the Affordable Care Act mandate, which requires that most people have health insurance or pay a penalty. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Myles Udland figure the next move the GOP may take.
Cigna Customers with Connected Pharmacy and Medical Benefits Are More Active in Improving Their Health, Leading to Lower Medical Costs
Posted on Nov 20, 2017 (26 days ago)
A Cigna study found that customers whose medical and pharmacy benefits are both administered by Cigna are more active in health coaching and case management programs than those with only medical coverage with the company.
Fact-Checking Democratic Claims About Repealing Obamacare's Individual Mandate
Posted on Nov 16, 2017 (29 days ago)
Senate Republicans have included a repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate in the latest version of their tax reform bill. Some Democrats have reacted by claiming that the repeal of the mandate is actually a tax increase, and that mandate repeal “kicks” people off coverage they didn’t want to buy.
Open enrollment is going strong for the Affordable Care Act. Almost 1.5M people have signed up for Obamacare during the first two weeks of open enrollment. That's up a whopping 46% compared to the same time last year. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Myles Udland figure out what’s behind the sharp increase.