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Topic - Wellpoint
) is the largest health plan company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. It was formed when WellPoint Health Networks, Inc. merged into Anthem, Inc., with the surviving Anthem adopting the name, WellPoint, Inc. and began trading its common stock under the WLP symbol on December 1, 2004.On April 13, 2009 it was announced that WellPoint had reached a definitive agreement under which St. Louis based Express Scripts will acquire WellPoint's NextRx subsidiaries for $4.675 billion. - Source: Wikipedia
Some of the nation's biggest health insurers will keep some popular parts of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul even if the law fails to survive Supreme Court scrutiny later this month.
Stocks leapt to multiyear highs and headed for one of their biggest gains of the year Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke suggested that the economy still needs help to produce faster job growth.
NEW PAYMENT PLAN: Insurer WellPoint Inc. plans to boost primary care reimbursement and start paying for care management it doesn't currently cover to improve quality and save money.
Six months ago today, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The intervening six months have shown that this health care law offers neither patient protection nor affordable health care - in fact, quite the opposite.