- Soon-To-Be-Published Report Explains Why For-Profit Insurers Are Opting Out Of Medicaid Managed... // Insurance Advocate;09/18/99, Vol. 110 Issue 37, p30
Focuses on the report from the Center for Health Care Strategies which deals with the preference of for-profit insurers for Medicaid managed care. Findings of the report; Recommendations of the report; Goal for the report.
- Health underwriters can survive reform. Rivera-Lopez, Elba // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Jul94, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p54
Focuses on the survival of American insurance companies despite the health care reform. Competition in the marketplace; Search for careers in the disability insurance industry; Health insurance companies' opportunities in health care.
- Tried to get a doctor bill paid lately? // Las Vegas Business Press;09/20/99, Vol. 16 Issue 37, p4
Editorial. Comments that the dispute between the largest health insurer and the second largest hospital chain in Las Vegas, Nevada serves as a reminder on the need to reform the country's health care system. Criticism of insurance companies; Right of every United States' citizen to have access...
- State Scans. // AHA News;10/12/98, Vol. 34 Issue 40, p6
Presents news briefs on medical care and the health insurance industry in the United States in 1998. Directive issued to insurance companies in Georgia; Lawsuit regarding the copying of medical records of hospitals; Endorsement of Tenet Healthcare Corporation's proposed acquisition of eight...
- Best Payer? Study Says Rhode Island Blues. Goedert, Joseph // Health Data Management;Aug2010, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p18
The article reports that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island scored the highest out of 137 national, regional and government payers in 43 states in the U.S. in an annual study of health insurer performance among ambulatory providers.
- Justice weighs health plan consolidation. // Employee Benefit News;Nov2002, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p3
Reports on the possible decrease in merger activities among health insurance companies in the U.S. Reason behind the potential decrease; Economic benefits of mergers among insurance companies; Ways for consumers to benefit from competition in the health care market.
- Medical liability comes to forefront in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Illinois. Baisden, Harry // AHA News;11/25/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 46, p8
Reports on issues regarding professional liability in the U.S., as of November 2002. Information on a rally staged by hospitals and doctors concerning medical liability reform in Georgia; Details on the Medical Malpractice Liability Task Force formed in Pennsylvania; Decision of ISMIE Mutual...
- New models for group plans spur questions about quality. Roberto, Ceniceros // Business Insurance;01/22/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p3
Focuses on issues on the quality of health care due to the emergence of health plan designs. Proponents of consumer-directed health care purchasing; Implication of the role for the promotion of health care quality; Significance of the involvement of the employers insisting to obtain information...
- Healthcare Remains in Severe Slump As Industry's Shrinkage Continues. Wipperfurth, Heike // Investment Dealers' Digest;07/12/99, Vol. 65 Issue 28, p25
Reports the investment activity of healthcare industry in the United States as of July 1999. Rate of equity issuances; Factors influencing the decrease of investment deals; Use of electronic commerce and Internet as the solution; List of top healthcare deals from January to June 1999.