Blue Shield of California has lost its long-time exclusive HMO contract with the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) as the agency has added four additional insurers to its HMO contract.
By partnering with a hospital chain and doctor group to coordinate care for members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), Blue Shield of California helped save $37 million for the state program.
One key to reducing medical costs is collaboration among insurers and their members and providers and their patients within accountable care organizations (ACOs) because everyone is focused on
I was bewitched, bothered and bewildered by a seemingly unlikely catalyst: last week's Healthcare Financial Management Association's California conference. The keynote speaker was a physician and CEO
The California Public Employees' Retirement System provides benefits to more than 1.6 million employees, retirees and dependents, and manages more than $656 million in assets. So when it announced
A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a deal that would allow UnitedHealth Group to pay $895 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over backdated stock options. The deal would not only
In a new SEC filing, UnitedHealth Group has finally revealed some details of its previously-announced resolution to the class-action settlement shareholders filed over stock-option backdating by
UnitedHealth Group has agreed to settle a federal securities class-action lawsuit brought by a group of major shareholders for $895 million. The move, coming at a time of financial challenges for the