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WellPoint Appoints Dr. Martin Silverstein as Chief Strategy Officer - Top News - InsuranceNewsNet.com

WellPoint, Inc. announced Martin Silverstein, M.D., has been named chief strategy officer, effective April 28th.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Crescent-News.com

With new health law, insurers are targeting diabetics

As hundreds of thousands of diabetics get health coverage under the federal law, insurance companies are aggressively targeting this glut of new patients, who are expensive to treat and often lax in taking medications and following their diet.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insurance, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UnitedHealth: New hepatitis C drug costs far more than forecast

UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said it spent more than $100 million to cover a pricey new hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc in its first three months on the market, an amount that was "multiple" times what it had expected.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Insurance, Aetna

PR-inside.com

SADIF Analytics releases new summary due diligence report for WellPoint Inc

Ilhavo, Portugal - SADIF Investment Analytics, announces a new summary due diligence report covering WellPoint Inc .

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Related Topix: Insurance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

In this role, Dr. Silverstein will ... )--Kodak and manroland web systems GmbH have signed an agreement to integrate the KODAK PROSPER S20 and S30 Imprinting Systems into webpress lines... )--Thunderhead.com's "Engagement 3.0: A New Model for Engagement" report provides framework for redefining customer engagement in the age of digital ... (more)

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Insurance, Helen of Troy, Appliances

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Healthcare is hot for CIOs

WellPoint, Inc. announced that Thomas Miller has been named CIO, effective May 1. Prior to joining WellPoint, Miller served as SVP and CIO for Coca Cola Refreshments and served in the concurrent role as CIO for the Coca Cola's North America Group with responsibility for consumer-facing technologies in digital marketing, social media and loyalty ... (more)

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Related Topix: CIO News, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, Health Care Provider, Health, Nebraska

Freshnews

Voxiva and Amerigroup Surpass 100,000 Members Enrolled in Txt4health

Voxiva, Inc. and Amerigroup , a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., are experiencing early success with enrollment in Txt4health, a mobile health and wellness program for adults age 18 and over.

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Related Topix: Voxiva, Insurance, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Crain's Detroit Business

With new health law, insurers target diabetics

As hundreds of thousands of diabetics get health coverage under the federal law, insurance companies are aggressively targeting this glut of new patients, who are expensive to treat and often lax in taking medications and following their diet.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insurance, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Indianapolis Business News

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Health insurers enjoyed a boom year in 2013, with soaring earnings and stock prices, and some of the biggest companies shelled out millions of dollars to either keep or attract their leaders.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Health Insurance, Financial Markets, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC News

With New Health Law, Insurers Target Diabetics

As hundreds of thousands of diabetics get health coverage under the federal law, insurance companies are aggressively targeting this glut of new patients, who are expensive to treat and often lax in taking medications and following their diet.

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Related Topix: Insurance

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bloomberg

Burwell's Obamacare Tasks to Keep Price Low, Web Working

The first challenge Sylvia Mathews Burwell may face as the nation's top health official could come from the insurance industry .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Insurance, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Indiana insurers must make best guesses on 2015 price hikes

Health insurers such as WellPoint Inc. that plan to hike prices on their Obamacare policies more than 10 percent in 2015 will have a much harder time than usual making their case to regulators.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Insurance, Indianapolis, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

PR-inside.com

May 15 Webinar: Using Care Compacts to Drive Accountability Between Primary Care and Specialist Teams

SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, April 9, 2014 --- WellPoint's medical neighborhood pilot for three specialties uses care compacts to define primary care-specialist relationships and accountability.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Sea Girt, NJ

Insurance Networking

WellPoint Leads $13 Million Battle on California Insurance Rates

WellPoint Inc., the second-largest U.S. health insurer, is leading companies that have poured $13.4 million into defeating a ballot initiative that would give California regulators the power to reject increases in health policy premiums.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Insurance, Health Care Policy, Health, Oakland, CA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

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Health insurers enjoyed a boom year in 2013, with soaring earnings and stock prices, and some of the biggest companies shelled out millions of dollars to either keep or attract their leaders.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Health Insurance, Financial Markets, Health

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

WellPoint CEO earned nearly $17M last year

Joseph Swedish who was hired in late March 2013 to run WellPoint, was paid a salary of $913,461, stock and options awards of $9.5 million, and other compensation of $6.5 million over the remainder of the year, the Indianapolis-based health-benefits provider's annual report to shareholders reveals.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Indianapolis, IN

Columbia Journalism Review

Obamacare open enrollment ends. Time for a checkup?

Midnight Monday brought the end of Obamacare's first open enrollment period, a deadline marked the next day by President Obama's Rose Garden announcement touting 7.1 million insurance sign-ups to date.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Boston.com

Insurers Aetna, WellPoint bulk up executive pay

Health insurers enjoyed a boom year in 2013, with soaring earnings and stock prices, and some of the biggest companies shelled out millions of dollars to either keep or attract their leaders.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Aetna, Health Insurance, Financial Markets, Health

Balloon Juice

Co-ops and customization

Health insurance co-ops were the last vaguely plausible door prize for progressives and others who wanted a robust public option tied to either Medicare rates or at least open negoatiation by CMS with providers.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicare, Maine, Insurance, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

As previously announced, Bemis reached an agreement to sell... )--Qualstar Corporation , a manufacturer of data security and archive storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, announces the release of... )--Wells Fargo announced today key trends among the 4 million eligible employees for whom the firm provided an employer-sponsored 401 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bemis Company, Qualstar, Computers, Insurance

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