Indianapolis Business Journal

NOV. 28-DEC. 4, 2011

This week, see how local investors fared in the Angie's List IPO and read about what a Cincinnati bank is doing to get a foothold in Indianapolis. In Focus, find out what former Conseco Inc. director David Decatur is growing. And in A&E, Bill Benner weighs in on gospel and the gridiron.

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Health insurers push comparison shopping

Indianapolis-based Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Minnesota-based UnitedHealthcare say they’re responding to demands from employers, who are desperate to rein in spiraling health benefits costs and have begun embracing the idea that to do so they must change their workers’ approach to health and health care.

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Decatur Vein Clinic branches out

In little more than a decade, former Conseco director Dr. David Decatur has turned his single-office family practice into a multistate chain of vein clinics. A 14th location is planned.

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Lilly committed to China despite IP woes

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. is one of several Western pharmaceutical firms that see China as a linchpin of growth in coming years, due to patent expirations and a slowdown in government reimbursements for prescription medicines in the U.S. and European markets.

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Vaughn column was misleading

Julia Vaughn, a self-described advocate for “open and honest” government was neither open nor honest in her Nov. 14 Forefront column, “Shine More Light on Duke/IURC Secrets.”

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PROXY CORNER: Indiana Community Bancorp

Columbus, Ind.-based Indiana Community Bancorp is the holding company for Indiana Bank & Trust Co., which has 20 branches in central and southeastern Indiana, including three in Indianapolis.

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Holiday Wish List

The following is a list of Indianapolis-area not-for-profit organizations and the things each needs most. This is an opportunity for businesses and individuals to make tax-deductible gifts in the spirit of the season.

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