The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke Wells Fargo & Co.’s licenses for alleged improper insurance sales practices related to the company’s online insurance referral program.
U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp. said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire Hartford, Connecticut-based U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc. for $69 billion, seeking to tackle soaring health care spending through lower-cost medical services in pharmacies.
BayCoast Bank, The Dowd Agencies and Hobbs Brook Management are among those featured in this week’s roundup.
The Legislature finalized a bill Tuesday that guarantees women access to birth control without insurance co-payments, sending to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker a measure intended as a response to President Donald Trump’s actions.
Gov. Charlie Baker is questioning whether a wide-ranging health care bill under consideration in the Senate would save the state any money.
Sen. James Welch defended Senate leadership’s approach to addressing hospital price variation in the face of criticism Tuesday from insurers who warned that without adjustments the bill moving forward this week could lead to higher premiums for consumers.
The Massachusetts Health Connector announced last week it would use the lower of two rate sets for some of its plans, but President Donald Trump’s decision hours later to end certain federal insurance subsidies means the Connector will use the higher rates after all.
New York Life has occupied its newly built-out offices at 1050 Hingham St. in Rockland.
Attorney General Maura Healey has sent a letter to doctors who provide addiction treatment services through the state’s Medicaid program, MassHealth, warning them against unlawfully charging people struggling with opioid addiction and vowed to take immediate and aggressive action against those who try to illegally profit off of vulnerable patients in Massachusetts.
Some consumers who buy their health insurance through the Massachusetts Health Connector could see their premiums rise by more than 25 percent next year if the federal government makes good on threats to end certain subsidies or if the fate of those subsidies remains unclear next week.
Boston Medical Center Health Plan and Tufts Health Public Plans have signed state contracts with a combined value of $1 billion per year to manage care for between 150,000 and 200,000 MassHealth members, the state announced Tuesday.
Massachusetts officials are sounding the alarm over a possible loss of federal money for certain health care programs, and advocates said its impact has already hit community health centers.
Title insurance underwriter CATIC has expanded operations in New England and opened a new office a new office in Yarmouth Port.
American International Group Inc. said on Monday it would reorganize into three new business units and will no longer have Commercial and Consumer businesses.
Passage of the Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill in Congress would force Massachusetts to either “dramatically step back” from its decades-long commitment to expanding coverage or find huge sums of new revenue or money within the budget to keep programming going, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday.
Business owners who are trying to get back on track after hurricanes Harvey and Irma now face a different sort of challenge: trying to recoup lost income from their insurers.
Both Massachusetts senators are now backing a bid to establish a federal single-payer health care system in the United States.
A former transportation security officer pleaded guilty and was sentenced recently in federal to fraudulently obtaining over $30,000 in workers’ compensation.
Gov. Charlie Baker, in a significant moment for the moderate Republican on the national stage, will testify Thursday before senators in Washington where, based on his written testimony, he plans to admonish the tenor of the debate over health care and urge a minimum two-year extension of premium cost sharing reduction payments worth millions of dollars to health insurers and residents in Massachusetts.
A Senate working group has wrapped up its series of public discussions on health care cost drivers but will continue talks with industry officials as its members aim to produce new cost control legislation this month or next.
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- Former Bowling Alley Sold in Malden
- Three MA Men Charged in Multi-Year Mortgage Fraud Scheme
- Weston Property Owner to Pay $40K for Illegal Destruction of Protected Wetlands
- Rhode Island Man Charged in Million-Dollar Embezzlement Scheme
- Longtime CEO and President of StonehamBank to Retire; Successors Announced