A lack of access to providers can pose barriers for people needing behavioral health care, according to industry officials who on Thursday suggested expanding access to telemedicine services.
Workers at lower-wage companies are less likely to be enrolled in health insurance through their employer than their peers at other businesses, and those who do often have higher premiums and deductibles, according to a new state report.
The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care legislation.
A new lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo & Co. of racketeering violations and fraud after the bank admitted to charging several hundred thousand borrowers for auto insurance they did not ask for or need, causing many delinquencies.
The Savings Bank Life Insurance Co. of Massachusetts (SBLI) has completed its reconversion from a stock insurance company owned by 30 shareholder banks to a mutual insurance company owned by its policyholders.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to sign a bill offering protections for pregnant women in the workplace.
In the midst of a health care showdown with lawmakers at home, Gov. Charlie Baker again weighed in on federal health policy, joining nine of his colleagues on a letter to U.S. Senate leaders asking them to work with governors from both parties to find insurance reforms instead of passing a House-backed health care bill or repealing elements of the Affordable Care Act.
Boston-based Baystate Financial on Wednesday announced it has merged with New England Financial Group of West Hartford, Connecticut.
As senior vice president of personal lines at Partners Insurance Group, Lori Chaput has a lot on her plate. She’s in charge of ensuring organizational effectiveness, managing activities of assigned staff for personal lines and establishing operational goals – to name just a few of her responsibilities. But for Chaput, the greatest pleasure of her job comes from working with others in the company.
The Beth Israel Deaconess system, Lahey Health, New England Baptist Hospital, Mount Auburn Hospital and Anna Jaques Hospital on Thursday announced they had signed an agreement to merge into a new regional system, a move that would mark a major change to the state’s health care market.
The owner of a Boston-based home health agency and an employee have been arrested in connection with allegedly stealing nearly $2.7 million from MassHealth by routinely overbilling and falsely billing for services that were not authorized or provided to patients.
Commercial Brokers Association, Leominster Credit Union and Partners Insurance Group are among the organizations featured in this week’s roundup.
Advocates for people with disabilities are urging lawmakers to reject MassHealth reforms proposed by Gov. Charlie Baker, arguing such changes are better handled publicly than through a conference committee negotiating in secret.
Policyholders for the Savings Bank Life Insurance Co. of Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly in favor of the company’s plan to return to a mutually-owned company from the shareholder-owned status it has held since 1992.
Massachusetts lured one corporate giant from Connecticut, but has come up short in its pursuit of a second.
A multialarm fire destroyed a $45 million apartment building in Boston that was in its final stages of construction.
This week’s roundup features a slew of financial institutions handing out scholarships.
Bay State health insurers are largely supportive of the new Baker administration proposal to assess employers and reform MassHealth to cover rising Medicaid costs, but threw up the caution flag recently on one proposal to encourage greater participation in tiered-network plans.
Ahead of summer rate filings, the Division of Insurance and the Massachusetts Health Connector have for several weeks been working with insurance carriers to provide guidance in connection with the possible loss of “cost sharing reductions” that would affect federal subsidies for plans offered through the Connector.
Aetna announced Wednesday that it is in negotiations to move its headquarters out of Connecticut’s capital, where it has been based for almost two centuries.
- East Boston Savings Bank Plans To Add Two New Branches In Boston
- Strong Demand For New Allston Apartment Units
- Division Of Banks Issues Fines For Unlicensed And Illegal Auto Lending Practices
- WinnCos. Named Development Team For South Boston Complex
- Workforce Housing Project Breaks Ground In Mattapan