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December 16, 2014 | Anthony Brino

WellCare has been trying to shake off its past transgressions and grow amid speculation of being a target for acquisition, and now its executive suite is ready for business.


December 16, 2014 | Anthony Brino

The pressure is growing on Republican Governors to expand Medicaid in some way, and more state executives are turning to managed care and market-based approaches to bring in federal dollars.


December 15, 2014 | Anthony Brino

One of the nation's largest health systems is struggling with its new health insurance business, leading to the first loss in 15 years.


December 10, 2014 | Anthony Brino

California's second largest nonprofit insurer is using a strategic acquisition to enter a growing, but challenging sector of government-funded health plans.


December 4, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Improving healthcare for the nation's Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible population seems to be just as complex as the beneficiaries' health needs, so state leaders are seeking help and more flexibility from the feds.


December 2, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Two health plans are being barred from further enrollment and another is being warned, as state regulators act on promises to ensure access and quality standards for beneficiaries.


December 1, 2014 | Anthony Brino

As some states try to overhaul their programs for Medicare-Medicaid eligible beneficiaries, Indiana is turning to managed care plans to improve services.


November 21, 2014 | Anthony Brino

The Medicaid private option policies designed to insure low-income individuals through a more market-based system is showing early signs of success, but also hurdles.


November 6, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Federal officials are preparing the first major regulatory update to Medicaid managed care in a decade, promising to challenge insurers but also fix long-standing issues and offer routes to business standardization.


November 5, 2014 | Anthony Brino

How will a long-time insurance manager fix the crisis in a state with some of the most expensive and advanced healthcare on the planet?


October 8, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Insurers with Medicaid managed care plans can breathe one big sigh of relief, but there are still other things with the insurance fee in Medicaid to worry about.


October 7, 2014 | Mary Mosquera

Insurers that manage long-term care and supports for individuals with disabilities in their home or community will have to assure that beneficiaries can interact with their community and make more of their own life choices.


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