Oscar Health to launch Medicare Advantage plans in 2020 with Alphabet investmentPosted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, will help Oscar Health launch Medicare Advantage plans and deepen its presence in the individual and small-business markets.
Healthix drops IBM, turns to Verato for patient matchingPosted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The country's largest public health information exchange will use Verato's Universal MPI for referential patient matching, which it says will reduce uncertainty when linking patients to their health data.
Adventist Health System rebranding to AdventHealthPosted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Adventist Health System, including nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 employees, will change its name to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, the health system announced Tuesday.
Icahn abandons Cigna-Express Scripts merger challengePosted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Activist investor Carl Icahn will no longer urge stockholders to vote down the proposed merger between Cigna Corp. and Express Scripts after two independent advisory firms recommended voters approve the deal.
Advocates sue to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirementPosted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Advocacy groups sued to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement in federal court, two months after they won a federal ruling halting Kentucky's similar waiver program.