Walmart Reportedly In Early Talks To Buy Insurer HumanaWalmart is in preliminary talks to buy health insurance company Humana, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Cigna To Spend About $52 Billion For Express ScriptsThe insurer Cigna will spend about $52 billion to acquire the nation's biggest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, the latest in a string of proposed tie-ups as health care's bill payers attempt to get a grip on rising costs.
UnitedHealthcare To Pass Drug Rebates On To Some CustomersThe nation's largest health insurer plans to give some customers a break at the pharmacy counter starting next year.
Deportation Fears Have Legal Immigrants Avoiding Health CareThe trend stabilized a bit as the year went on, but it remains clear that the increasingly polarized immigration debate is having a chilling effect on Hispanic participation in health care programs
Higher Health Costs Hitting Retired Texas Teachers In 2018 Some retired Texas teachers face higher health insurance premiums in 2018 under a state program that has teetered on insolvency in recent years.
CVS Bids $69 Billion For Aetna Amid Health Care ChangesDrugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans' health care needs.
With Time Running Out, Some Consumers Find Free Health InsuranceInsurance brokers say consumers are getting the word that government-subsidized health plans are widely available next year for no monthly premium or little cost.
Health Law Sign-Ups Start, Some See A 'Hostile Takeover'It's sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn't making it easy -- cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process.