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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 …

PA: 9 Insurers Sign up for Private Medicaid

Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration said Friday that insurers are showing strong interest in the Republican’s plan to extend private health insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor and pay …

8 Datasets for Healthcare Data Miners

We’ve seen glimpses of what big data can do to help provide solutions in healthcare–and we’re excited. Access to patient and cost data is key to actionable and relevant insight, …

UnitedHealth to cover more states

UnitedHealth Group Inc., once leery of Obamacare’s new health insurance exchanges, is starting new plans in at least two states as competition grows stiffer in the government-run marketplaces. In Washington …