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Lilly sees insurers pushing harder for discounts

Health-coverage managers are becoming more aggressive in demanding discounts and exclusive deals from drugmakers to drive down the cost of medicine, Eli Lilly and Co.’s diabetes business chief says.
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Obamacare fees for uninsured kick in with 2014 taxes

Roughly 4 million uninsured people are expected to pay penalties, and 26 million could qualify for exemptions from a list of more than 30 waivers.
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Obamacare brings boost to WellPoint

WellPoint’s stock price rose 53 percent from Sept. 30, 2013—the day before the Obamacare insurance exchanges started up—until Dec. 19, 2014, when the price closed at $127.95.
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UnitedHealthcare to test dominance of WellPoint

After sitting on the sidelines this year, UnitedHealthcare is getting back into Indiana’s individual-insurance game.
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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House Republicans say the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority in carrying out the Affordable Care Act.
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Anthem canceling 30,000 individual health policies for Hoosiers

The insurer will not let customers who renewed their pre-Obamacare plans late in 2013 do so again this year. But switching to Obamacare-compliant plans could cause some premiums to spike and provider choice to dwindle.
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Hendricks Regional Health dangling 15-percent discounts

Hendricks Regional Health is taking a revolutionary step—at least for the health care industry—by applying the retailer’s playbook. Health care executives say more hospital systems are likely to follow suit in the future.
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Hospitals in quest to shrink emergency room visits

Hospitals around the state have been trying to cut emergency room visits—and Obamacare was supposed to help. But the results have been mixed, according to some local hospitals.
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Employer clinics are latest health care disruption

The clinics could rearrange the system by forcing price quotes and demanding that providers follow-through.
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Health Care & Benefits Power Breakfast transcript

Indianapolis Business Journal gathered leaders in the state's health care and benefits sector for a Power Breakfast panel discussion Sept. 26. The panel discussed disruption of employer clinics, health care spending and more.


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