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May 12, 2017 -
Anthem Inc. is finally ending its soured, $48-billion bid to buy rival Cigna Corp., but the nation's second-largest health insurer isn't giving up a fight over whether Cigna deserves a termination fee for the scrapped deal.
Anthem said Friday that Cigna sabotaged the merger agreement and caused...
Apr 13, 2017 - If Democrats are smart, they'll stop throwing a tantrum and work with Trump on health-care reform, says Jake Novak.
Apr 20, 2017 - Anthem made preliminary filings indicating it will offer plans on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces in Virginia and Kentucky next year. Cigna and Aetna also made similar filings in Virginia.
Aug 29, 2017 - Maryland's individual market health insurance rates are set to increase by an average of 33 percent in 2018, lower than the 43 percent originally proposed.
The Maryland Insurance Administration approved premium rate hikes for individual and group health plans amid local and national debates surrounding climbing insurance prices under the Affordable Care Act.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, which has about 75 percent market share and 177,000 members in Maryland, will see average increases of 34.5…
Apr 01, 2018 - The nation's largest retailer may be looking to play a bigger role in health care by acquiring Medicare giant Humana.
Feb 01, 2018 - Names on the move ahead of the open.
Jan 31, 2019 - HHS Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement that the goal would be to create a system that prioritizes savings for patients.
May 03, 2018 - Names on the move ahead of the open.
Jul 25, 2017 - I recently had the honor of serving as the moderator of a panel discussion of three business leaders at a breakfast event hosted by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The discussion focused on the importance of organizational culture in building successful businesses.
Participating on the panel were Nick Bayer, CEO of Saxbys; Emily Bittenbender, managing partner of Bittenbender Construction; and Ed Hanway, former chairman and CEO of Cigna.
What follows are a few of the key perspectives of each…
Mar 09, 2018 - The transaction comes as insurers and others are looking for ways to control costs and stave off future challenges from companies like Amazon.