How Trump Hasn't Protected Those With Pre-Existing Conditions
The president ’s promises on health care stand in stark contrast with his legislative, regulatory and legal record. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Presidential Election of 2020 Trump, Donald J Health Insurance and Managed Care Executive Orders and Memorandums Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Blue Cross Insurers Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust Lawsuit
The health insurance group may pay $2.7 billion to resolve allegations that the chain blocked competition. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: your-feed-science Health Insurance and Managed Care Suits and Litigation (Civil) Aetna Inc Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn CIGNA Corporation your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Sticker Shock in the Pharmacy
For chronically ill patients, decisions about whether to pay or go without medications are life-or-death battles that must be fought over and over again. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stephanie Talmadge Tags: Diabetes Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Health Insurance and Managed Care Insulin Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Generic Brands and Products Source Type: news

Without Ginsburg, Supreme Court Could Rule Three Ways on Obamacare
Why the Affordable Care Act may still be safe. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 22, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Ginsburg, Ruth Bader Supreme Court (US) Law and Legislation Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

If the Supreme Court Ends Obamacare, Here ’s What It Would Mean
The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson and Abby Goodnough Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Medicaid Opioids and Opiates Supreme Court (US) Medicare Trump, Donald J your-feed-healthcare Content Type: Service Source Type: news

Three Million Lost Employer Health Coverage In Pandemic ’s Wrath
More than three million American workers lost health insurance coverage this summer during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Urban Institute says. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Election 2020 /election-2020 business pharma Source Type: news

Three Million People Lost Health Coverage From Their Employers During The Pandemic
More than three million American workers lost health insurance coverage this summer during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Urban Institute says. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus business pharma Source Type: news

Republicans Killed the Obamacare Mandate. New Data Shows It Didn ’t Really Matter.
Many experts now view the individual mandate as a policy that did little to increase health coverage — but did a lot to invite political backlash. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 18, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Economy Fines (Penalties) United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare Pays for the Same Care
The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Medicare Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Finances Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) United States Politics and Government Research Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Rand Co Source Type: news

North Carolina Treasurer Dale Folwell removes insulin costs for members of state health plan
In an update to the health insurance plan for the state's employees, North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell is slashing the cost of insulin for its members. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Donald Trump Is Losing On An Issue Voters Care A Lot About. Here ’s How He’s Trying to Change That
With nearly 200,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 and millions more who lost their health insurance when they lost their jobs this year, President Donald Trump tried this week—as he has done throughout his presidency—to change the conversation. On Sunday, the President issued a new executive order aimed at lowering prescription drug prices, an issue dear to many voters, and boasted on Twitter that “prices are coming down FAST.” The reality is more complicated. Trump’s new executive order, which revokes and replaces a different executive order on drug prices that he signed in July, directs the...
Source: TIME: Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized 2020 Election COVID-19 Explainer News Source Type: news

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Independent Health ready new narrow network plans for 2021
Narrow network products, new apps and expanded telehealth options are on the table for 2021 health insurance offerings by Western New York plans. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

As the COVID-19 Recession Extended Into the Summer of 2020, More Than 3 Million Adults Lost Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage and 2 Million Became Uninsured
The Household Pulse Survey offers a snapshot of how health insurance coverage changed between April 23–May 12 and July 9–21, 2020, as the COVID-19 recession extended into the summer and millions of adults remained unemployed. (Source: RWJF - Obesity and Childhood Obesity)
Source: RWJF - Obesity and Childhood Obesity - September 17, 2020 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Gangopadhyaya A Tags: Health Care Coverage and Access Source Type: news

Medicare and employer-provided health insurance: Not always an ideal pairing
People who know me know that I love wine; I often get asked what is my favorite wine, to which I usually reply that it depends on what I am eating with it. You see, my preferred way to drink wine is with food, and I enjoy trying to figure out how to best match one with the other. On a rainy day a few pre-Covid-19 months ago, I met a friend at an excellent Seattle wine bar where we shared some French goat cheese on fresh bread with a bottle of a southern Rhone red wine – man, was that delicious.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Norris Source Type: news

New Jersey Blues Plan Links With Two Big Health Systems To Tap Medicare Advantage
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and two of the state ’s biggest hospital systems are forming a health plan specifically to tap into the fast-growing business of Medicare Advantage, the privatized health insurance for seniors. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Election 2020 /election-2020 business pharma Source Type: news

South Africa: Covid-19 and the Case Against a State-Run National Health Insurance
[Daily Maverick] Government has no legal means to access the R200-billion that is privately funded by medical scheme members, so the only option is to legislate a monopoly for itself and increase the NHI budget beyond the existing public sector budget by raising dedicated NHI taxes or levies. In our post-Covid economic meltdown, that is about as likely to happen as Donald Trump apologising for being misogynistic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices
The order expands on a presidential promise by trying to reduce the prices Medicare pays for prescription drugs, but experts said it was unclear whether the White House could carry out the directive. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Executive Orders and Memorandums United States Politics and Government Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Medicare Health Insurance and Managed Care Health and Human Services Department Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Obamacare Choices Widen Even As Trump Tries To Kill Them
A parade of health insurance companies are offering individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act to hundreds of new counties for 2021 even as the Donald Trump White House pursues legal action to kill the law. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Election 2020 /election-2020 Editors' Pick editors-pick Decision Maker Content decisionmaker business pharma Source Type: news

Obamacare Choices Grow Even As Trump Tries To Kill Them
A parade of health insurance companies are offering individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act to hundreds of new counties for 2021 even as the Donald Trump White House pursues legal action to kill the law. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Election 2020 /election-2020 Editors' Pick editors-pick Decision Maker Content decisionmaker business pharma Source Type: news

Nigeria: We Are Committed to Protecting Nigerians - NHIs
[Leadership] The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has reiterated its commitment to supporting the sustained efforts of the federal government to protect all Nigerians from the debilitating scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: The Community, Health Insurance and Advocacy - Plateau and Nasarawa States
[Nigeria Health Watch] Until the day he fell from a palm tree, Mr. Paulinus, a yam farmer in Adikpo community of Benue State never had reason to spend much on health care. Although he suffered a fracture from the fall, he was confident that it would not cost much to receive treatment at the hospital. However, it soon became clear that he did not have enough funds to cover his treatment, as receiving proper care in the hospital was more expensive than he initially thought. As a last resort, he turned to traditional medicine; an o (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A Marathon, Not a Sprint: Peru Needs Fiscal Reforms to Quell High COVID-19 Death Rate
Intercultural bilingual school at Andahuaylas province, Peru. Photo courtesy Sergio Chaparro Hernández (CESR) By Laura Adriaensens and Sergio Chaparro HernándezANTWERP, Belgium / BOGOTA, Colombia, Sep 11 2020 (IPS) “It’s a major paradox, no?” asks Hugo Ñopo, a researcher at the Peruvian think tank Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE). Since the beginning of the pandemic, Peru has presented itself as an example for the region: it quickly implemented drastic prevention measures, followed scientific recommendations and prepared an economic support plan for the most vulnerable se...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laura Adriaensens and Sergio Chaparro Hernandez Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Dashboard reveals COVID-19 ’s impact on Californians’ jobs, mental health
With more than 13,000 deaths and more than 712,000 confirmed cases in California alone, the COVID-19 pandemic has already had profound and lasting effects on the nation ’s most populous state.Now, UCLA ’sCalifornia Health Interview Survey haspublished preliminary data from its 2020 survey, shedding new light on the pandemic ’s effects on employment and home life in California. The figures provide further confirmation that the state’s vulnerable groups are among those being hardest hit by the crisis.The California Health Interview Survey is conducted annually by theUCLA Center for Health Policy Resea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Why Coronavirus Tests Come With Surprise Bills
Congress sought to ensure that patients would not face costs connected to the virus. But rules are not always being followed. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 9, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Health Insurance and Managed Care Consumer Protection Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

Survey: 27% of Coloradans are worried about losing their health insurance
The bipartisan survey shows the many concerns Coloradans have over Covid-19, financial stability, mental health and more. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Survey: 27% of Coloradans are worried about losing their health insurance
The bipartisan survey shows the many concerns Coloradans have over Covid-19, financial stability, mental health and more. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Kenya: Agony As Mombasa Medics Battle Covid-19 Without Health Insurance
[Nation] When Dr Biabu Adam fell sick, she was sure that her National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) comprehensive cover would settle all her bills. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Magellan Health appoints new CFO
The new chief financial officer joins the Scottsdale health insurance company from Cigna Corp. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Greg Barr Source Type: news

South Africa: What PPE Graft Means for NHI
[spotlight] Even as South Africa's need for a more equitable health system is being demonstrated, news has broken of large scale corruption in personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement. This latest scandal has made it difficult for a population worn down by corruption to envisage the transformation of the health system into a system of contracting and procurement under National Health Insurance (NHI). A focus on governance and transparency under NHI is desperately needed to foster trust in the new system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health insurance premiums in Florida are up 60% over last decade
Premiums for employer-sponsored plans cost $8,000 more than they did in 2009. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

Health insurance premiums in Florida are up 60% over last decade
Premiums for employer-sponsored plans cost $8,000 more than they did in 2009. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 7, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

Health insurance premiums in Florida are up 60% over last decade
Premiums for employer sponsored plans cost $8,000 more than they did in 2009. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

Association of sepsis with risk for osteoporosis: a population-based cohort study
Summary: We conducted a large, retrospective cohort study using data from Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database to evaluate whether the risk of developing osteoporosis is associated with sepsis. Our study found that adults younger than 65 years with sepsis had a significantly increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Introduction: There have been limited studies regarding the osteoporosis risk associated with sepsis. Our purpose is to evaluate whether the risk of developing osteoporosis is associated with sepsis. Method(s): We conducted a large, retrospective cohort study using data from Taiwan's National H...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Choosing the wrong health insurance could kill you
Shutting down the health plans with the highest mortality rates could save thousands of lives per year, according to research by Yale SOM ’s Jason Abaluck. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UnitedHealthcare plans to enter Memphis health insurance marketplace in 2021
There will now be six health insurance carriers offering plans in Memphis via the Federally Facilitated Marketplace. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Malawi: New Malawi Medical Scheme Wemas Officially Launches Health Insurance That Guarantees Cash Back
[Nyasa Times] Wella Medical Aid Society (WEMAS) launched the most innovative health insurance services in Malawi which shall be offering cash back on underutilized monthly contributions at the end of the year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Latvia: Health System Review.
Authors: Behmane D, Dudele A, Villerusa A, Misins J, Klavina K, Mozgis D, Scarpetti G Abstract This analysis of the Latvian health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. After regaining independence in 1991, Latvia experimented with a social health insurance type system. However, to overcome decentralization and fragmentation of the system, the National Health Service (NHS) was established in 2011 with universal population coverage. More recently, reforms in 2017 proposed the introduction of a Compulso...
Source: Health systems in transition - August 31, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

Prior health insurance coverage disruptions linked to issues with healthcare access
(American Cancer Society) A new American Cancer Society study finds health insurance coverage disruptions in the prior year led to issues with healthcare access and affordability for currently insured cancer survivors. The study appears in the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color
Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Skin Black People Doctors Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Skin Cancer Race and Ethnicity Health Insurance and Managed Care Minorities Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS) Textbooks Hispanic-Americans Medical Source Type: news

Trump Program to Cover Uninsured Covid-19 Patients Falls Short of Promise
Some patients are still receiving staggering bills. Others don ’t qualify because conditions other than Covid-19 were their primary diagnosis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020) Hospitals United States Politics and Government Medicaid Federal Aid (US) Trump, Donald J your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

A Word Not Uttered by Republican Officials at the Convention: Obamacare
A longtime refrain, promise and rallying cry is gone. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 29, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Republican National Convention Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Democratic National Convention Presidential Election of 2020 United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Republican Party Source Type: news

Serbia: Health System Review.
Authors: Bjegovic-Mikanovic V, Vasic M, Vukovic D, Jankovic J, Jovic-Vranes A, Santric-Milicevic M, Terzic-Supic Z, Hernandez-Quevedo C Abstract This analysis of the Serbian health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. The health of the Serbian population has improved over the last decade. Life expectancy at birth increased slightly in recent years, but it remains, for example, around 5 years below the average across European Union countries. Some favourable trends have been observed in health status ...
Source: Health systems in transition - August 29, 2020 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

CMS Issues 2020 Federally-Facilitated Exchange Navigator Awards
Announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of awards for the Federally-Facilitated Exchange Navigator program. Grantees will provide assistance and education to those seeking information about, and to those enrolling in healthcare coverage on the Federal Health Insurance Exchange during the 2021 open enrollment period of November 1 - December 15, 2020. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 28, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Making Sense of Competing Estimates: The COVID-19 Recession's Effect on Health Insurance Coverage
With millions of workers out of work, early projections of the effect that COVID-19 would have on health coverage in the U.S. varied widely in both methodological approach and final projections. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health - August 27, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Banthin J Tags: Health Care Quality and Value Health Care Coverage and Access National Source Type: news

Marketplace Pulse: The COVID Recession and Uninsurance: What’s in a Model?
In the context of massive income loss and given the health impact of COVID on individuals and families, understanding the the impact on health insurance coverage is critical. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health - August 27, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Tags: Health Care Quality and Value Health Care Coverage and Access National Source Type: news

COVID-19 exposes how Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders face stark health care disparities
We see the headlines regularly: COVID-19 has revealed long-standing systemic social and health inequities facing members of racial and ethnic minority groups. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that Black people and Latinos are almost  three times as likely to become infected and up to twice as likely to die from COVID-19 when compared with whites.But what about other minority groups, such as the Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, who even amid calls for more equitable attention and treatment often get overlooked? The needs of the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations have hist...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Kamala Harris wants to eliminate all private health insurance
(Natural News) For years, vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has been an outspoken opponent of private health insurance, suggesting on multiple occasions in the past that she would like to see it completely abolished. But now that she is aiming for the second-highest office in the land, Kamala is trying to lie her way straight... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Verily launches new health insurance venture
Dubbed Coefficient Insurance Company, it will combine Verily and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions'technology.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Many Americans Struggling to Afford Health Care in Pandemic
TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 -- More than two in five working-age U.S. adults didn't have stable health insurance in the first half of 2020, while more than one-third struggled with medical bills, according to a new survey. " The survey shows a persistent... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Fine Line Between Choice and Confusion in Health Care
Part of the U.S. debate over health care is really a debate over the definition of freedom. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 25, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicare Medicaid Source Type: news