Third Party Administrators

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.

February 27, 2015 | Anthony Brino

The Internal Revenue has released temporary regulations and proposals for the health "9010" insurance fees required by the Affordable Care Act.

February 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Once again, insurance practices on cost-sharing and reimbursement for out-of-network providers and PPOs are ending up in dispute, with backlash from providers and customers.

February 11, 2015 | Anthony Brino

In the wake of Anthem's massive data breach, a storm of class action lawsuits are raising concerns about information protection, liability and regulation.

January 26, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Cigna is acquiring a hospital-owned managed care company that serves a fairly diverse customer base of employers, providers and even potential competitors.

November 12, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Taking stock of its diversification strategy, the nation's largest health insurer is creating a new enterprise oversight unit, moving around some key leaders and saying goodbye to others, all before a big enrollment push.

November 11, 2014 | Richard Pizzi

The California-based nonprofit health system and HMO Kaiser Permanente is hustling and bustling this year.

October 21, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Insurers that trace their ancestry back to the first days of American health insurance are now facing potentially existential challenges.

July 22, 2014 | Anthony Brino

A direct primary care company is targeting employers with a new self-funding model that could spell disruption for the third-party administrator business.

July 15, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Group plans are increasingly expanding their consumer-directed health plans with health savings accounts, after toying with lower deductibles and reimbursement account wrapping.

July 7, 2014 | Anthony Brino

The insurer-owned Allegheny Health Network is partnering with a national cancer center to offer new therapies and trials in western Pennsylvania, a sign of heightening regional competition and the emergence of new models for pursuing innovative treatments.

June 16, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Even amid delays in enforcement of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate, tax and reporting regulations are sowing confusion among employers and putting large businesses on edge.

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