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May 22, 2015 | Tom Sullivan

As dry as the decision may appear, insurers literally have millions of dollars on the line when CMS comes knocking. That makes picking the right auditor, and doing so the first time, absolutely critical.


May 21, 2015 | Anthony Brino

It was only a matter of time until a big regional Blue Cross insurer got hacked, except that time was a year ago and security experts just recently uncovered it.


May 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Health insurers in one large West Coast state now have to disclose claims data that for decades was proprietary, in a reluctant but heralded move towards transparency.


May 8, 2015 | Anthony Brino

While so much is changing, so much is still the same in healthcare, like the fact that some 85 percent of commercial health insurance payments are still paper-based.


May 6, 2015 | Anthony Brino

As long as employer-sponsored benefits are here to stay, one technology company wants to be a modern kind of broker and HR service. It may or may not spell an early retirement wave for a generation of insurance producers.


March 24, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Silicon Valley is coming for the employer sponsored health insurance business, trying to raise the bar on group health benefits and "democratize" self-funding.


March 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino

It's turning out to be a problematic year for health insurance IT management. Another Blue Cross insurer company has been hacked, and this time it seems that subscriber medical information was exposed.


March 13, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Despite a proliferation of digital health companies, payers, providers and patients have many unmet needs. The Pacific Northwest's oldest insurer is trying to help find new ideas, outside the industry.


March 9, 2015 | Anthony Brino

The nation's second largest insurer is taking some flak for declining a second opinion on its information technology security.


March 3, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Health insurers treading in legacy business processes are turning to contractors for help ply the new waters of reform, fueling an $8 billion market of its own.


March 3, 2015 | Anthony Brino

In the guessing game and investigations of the attack on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, one early hypothesis blamed eastern European cyber mafia. Now, new evidence points further east.


February 17, 2015 | Anthony Brino

The nation's largest insurer is making leaps in the journey of consumer-driven healthcare, improving its digital offerings and investing in new member incentives.


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