The fate of former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, and its coverage and insurance protections for millions of Americans, is again being argued in a case that appears destined for the Supreme Court.
Industry-wide challenges led Carmel-based Protective Insurance Corp. to a $34.1 million annual loss last year, its biggest in decades.
The owner of Pendleton-based Steele Financial Inc., who is already in hot water with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the SEC, has been stripped of her license by the Indiana Department of Insurance.
Health care sparked some of the most intense exchanges in the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates, who agreed that Americans must have universal insurance coverage but differed about whether that means the demise of private plans.
Indianapolis-based Anthem said its purchase of Beacon Health Options fits with its strategy of diversifying into providing health care services, including for patients with complex and chronic conditions.
The Indiana Family & Social Services Administration says the plan is designed to help bridge the transition from the Healthy Indiana Plan to private health insurance, and help pay for premiums, deductibles, co-pays and other costs.
President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of a health care team that treated them is not in their insurer’s network.
The Orlando-based benefits provider, Web Benefits Design, will continue to operate under its existing name.
The nation's second largest insurer said Wednesday that enrollment in its fully-insured coverage jumped more than 6%, to 15.3 million.
Verma, a protege of Vice President Mike Pence and the architect of Indiana’s Medicaid expansion, appears to have steered agency money to political allies in an effort to boost her reputation, prominent Democrats say.
The plans at issue in Bates’ ruling Thursday allow groups of small businesses and sole proprietors to band together to offer lower-cost coverage that doesn’t have to include all the benefits required by Obamacare. They also can be offered across state lines.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson urged the federal government to appeal a ruling against his state’s requirement that certain people covered by its Medicaid expansion work or lose their coverage. States with similar rules, like Indiana, are closely watching the case.
Health insurer Centene Corp. has agreed to buy managed-care provider WellCare Health Plans Inc., expanding in the market for government insurance plans just as politicians in Washington, D.C., appear to be gearing up for another health-policy clash.
The insurance company’s executive team is split between three cities that house its major brands. Chicago-bound CFO Paul McDonough will replace Erik Helding, who was based in Carmel.
While publicly backing his company’s 2015 merger with rival health insurer Anthem, Cigna’s CEO privately expressed regret about signing on to a deal that left him with a reduced role, lawyers for Anthem said in court Monday.
The move comes at a time drug makers, especially those that make insulin, are facing withering criticism for raising prices.
Anthem and Cigna are battling in court over whether one owes the other billions in damages for the collapse of their proposed merger.