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  • Health insurers: Payment rates above 80 percent

    Top health insurance companies told members of Congress Wednesday that more than 80 percent of people who've signed up under the president's new health care law have gone on to pay their premiums - a necessary step for the enrollment figures touted by the Obama administration to hold up.

  • Watson's medical expertise offered commercially

    Dr. Watson is accepting new patients.

  • More American workers to pick their insurance

    For some American workers, picking the right health insurance is becoming more like hunting for the perfect business suit: It takes some shopping around to find a good fit and avoid sticker shock.

  • The headquarters of Wellpoint is located in downtown Indianapolis. WellPoint is a health benefits company serving the needs of approximately 34 million medical members nationwide. It will spend about $4.46 billion to buy Medicaid coverage provider Amerigroup Corp. (Associated Press)

    Wellpoint buying Amerigroup

    WellPoint Inc., the nation's second-largest health insurer, will get a bigger chunk of the expanding market of people covered by Medicaid with its $4.46 billion acquisition of a provider of the program for needy and disabled Americans.

  • Insurer WellPoint to revamp primary care pay

    Health insurer WellPoint Inc. plans to improve primary care reimbursement and start paying for care management it doesn't currently cover, changes that could give patients more quality time with their doctors.

  • IBM putting Watson to work in health insurance

    Enough with the fun and games. Watson is going to work.

  • Ind. AG: WellPoint to pay $100K over data breach

    Health insurer WellPoint Inc. will pay $100,000 and take other steps after admitting it waited months to notify 32,000 Indiana customers that their Social Security numbers, health records and other personal information might have been exposed online, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said Tuesday.

  • Blue Shield of California pledges profit cap

    One of California's biggest health insurers will cap its earnings and credit some policyholders if it exceeds the limit as part of an emphasis on policy affordability over company profits.

  • Anthem Blue Cross delays $40M Calif rate hike

    Anthem Blue Cross, the largest health plan in California, said Monday it will delay and reduce rate hikes that would have hit some 600,000 policyholders at an estimated cost of $40 million.

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