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Feds: Louisiana must refund $7 million

Louisiana erroneously claimed more than $7 million in bonus payments related to its children’s health insurance program that need to be repaid, a federal inspector general’s report concludes. The state …

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Health insurers trying new ways to pay

Health insurers are experimenting with new formulas for reimbursing doctors and hospitals, slowly moving away from the traditional approach of basing payments on the numbers of tests and procedures performed, …

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Aetna names chief medical officer

Hartford health insurer Aetna said it has hired Dr. Harold L. Paz as executive vice president and chief medical officer. Paz, who will join Aetna from his position as CEO …