Health insurer Anthem has teamed up with Walmart to expand its senior members' access to over-the-counter medications.
Powerful lobbying groups are pushing back against a House-passed bill intended to address the growing opioid epidemic.
The bull market, which is about to become the longest running in recent history, has produced healthy returns for investors. The S&P 500 is up well over 300 percent over the last nine years, but health insurance stocks have logged even more impressive gains.
Several companies that manage prescription drug benefits for insurers say they have not received any commitments from drugmakers to lower list prices.
When California voters passed a tax on high-income residents in 2004, backers said it would make good on the state’s “failed promise” to help counties pay for the treatment of the mentally ill.
The Trump administration is using new powers to propose a significant decrease in how many opioids drug companies can manufacture in the U.S. in 2019.
Nevada is looking to save more than $18 million by transitioning the state’s health insurance exchange from healthcare.gov to its own platform under a newly approved contract.
After years of double-digit increases, Nevadans who get health coverage through the online insurance marketplace are only expected to see a slight increase in rates next year.
When Tracy Deis decided in 2016 to transition from a full-time job to part-time contract work, the loss of her employer’s health insurance was not a major worry because she knew she could get coverage through the marketplace set up by the Affordable Care Act.
CVS Caremark will allow its clients to exclude coverage of drugs with extremely high launch prices under a new program the company said is aimed at pressuring manufacturers to lower drug costs.