UnitedHealth is facing scores of complaints, including long backlogs for members to reach customer service and delays in providers obtaining referrals, since taking over a huge $20 billion contract to provide coverage to the western region of Tricare.
Cigna and independent Blue Cross Blue Shield plans are considered the most favorable insurers among hospital and health system leaders, while WellPoint and UnitedHealthcare, on the other hand, are ranked the worst insurers to do business with, according to new survey of hospital leaders.
Mobile is no longer an option for payers; it's a necessity. Using mobile platforms has become a way of life for most people, whether it's reading articles through a mobile website on their...
Although the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a 3 percent increase in Medicare Advantage payment rates a few weeks ago, UnitedHealth is reassessing its outlook for the program.
Consulting company Mercer announced Monday that 10 major insurers will provide health coverage through its private exchange, called Mercer Marketplace.
UnitedHealth, along with three provider organizations, has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative to independently measure the effectiveness of medical devices.
More insurers could soon be able to compete among each other, vying for the ability to provide coverage to the current 8 million federal employees, a program worth $47 billion.
After a jury found UnitedHealth negligent for not properly overseeing a doctor who infected two patients with hepatitis C and ordered it to pay $24 million in damages, it now says the insurer must pay an additional $500 million in punitive damages.
A jury in Nevada has found UnitedHealth negligent for failing to properly oversee a doctor whose substandard medical practices led to patients being infected with hepatitis C
There's been a lot of chatter among health insurance execs, consultants and industry experts that payment reform is a positive change. An absolute necessity, in fact. So why, then, did a recent ...