Care Delivery

Global health services company Cigna raised its end-of-year outlook after reporting higher revenues during the third quarter of 2018.

Joining a handful of other states, Wisconsin’s waiver to implement Medicaid work requirements has been approved by CMS, the agency announced today.

As CVS Health and Aetna are awaiting final regulatory approval for their $69 billion merger, Aetna, the nation’s third-largest health insurance provider, reported strong earnings during the third quarter of the year, with $1 billion income.

Under the threat of potentially losing its contracts with a major insurance provider, post-acute care provider Envision Healthcare has launched a second information campaign called “We Care.”

As healthcare prices and prescription drug costs continue to soar in the United States, one insurer in Utah is taking an innovative approach to reducing costs—by offering to pay its enrollees to fill prescription medications in Mexico, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.

Electric car company Tesla has opened a healthcare clinic for its employees to receive care on site at headquarters, CEO Elon Musk revealed during the recent third quarter earnings call with analysts.

The utilization of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare was named the second most important medical innovation for 2019 by the Cleveland Clinic, marking a big rise in the emerging technology.

Retail giant Walmart has partnered with consumer health and hygiene company RB to launch a telehealth initiative with Doctor on Demand, a virtual care provider.

Medicare Advantage plans will offer new supplemental benefits for many enrollees in 2019, according to a recent analysis by Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm Avalere Health.

California is projected to have the worst nursing shortage in the country by 2030, according to new predictions from RegisteredNursing.org.

Apple has teamed up with Zimmer Bioment to track patients who have undergone hip and knee replacement surgeries—two of the most common surgeries in the nation.

Medicare Advantage plans—which cover about one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries—are improperly denying medical claims to patients and physicians, according to The New York Times.