Murphy will become CEO of IU Health in April. Those who know him say Murphy’s early experiences with family, church and medicine make him exceptionally well-suited to a complex hospital system in swiftly changing times.
Anthem Inc. has used the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand names as a powerful tool on its way to becoming the nation’s second-largest health insurer. But those Blue brands now are a hurdle for Anthem’s $54.2 billion acquisition of Cigna Corp.
This 1992 profile of then-CEO L. Ben Lytle chronicles the evolution of the company—then known as The Associated Group—from a sleepy health insurer operating in only one state into an acquisitive, aggressive business with national ambitions.
To reduce turbulence in Obamacare’s fledgling insurance markets, the Obama administration’s top health official is pushing to get more information to consumers about what they’ll actually pay for health care.
It's also the largest so-called inversion, where an American corporation combines with a company headquartered in a country with a lower corporate tax rate, saving potentially millions each year in U.S. taxes.
Two of the nation's three largest health insurers are trying to ease investor and customer concerns a day after their biggest competitor questioned its future on the Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges.
New data show that employers trying to duck the Obamacare Cadillac tax and turn their workers into healthier consumers are starting to actually reduce the amount of money per worker they are spending on health benefits.
Insurer UnitedHealth Group, which has 28,000 Obamacare customers in Indiana, said it might quit selling plans under the Affordable Care Act. Thursday's announcement took a toll on health insurance stocks, including Anthem's.