The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) said May 30 that it will stop accepting insurance policies from Blue Cross & Blue Shield (BCBS) of Mississippi from July 1, unless a new agreement can be reached.
Encompass Health, the largest providers of post-acute healthcare services in the US, has completed the acquisition of Mississippi-based health care company Camellia Healthcare and its affiliated entities on May 01.
Health care products and services provider Henry Schein has appointed Brad Connett as the president of its US medical group.
US healthcare provider Humana and private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) have jointly agreed to buy North Carolina-based Curo Health Services for approximately $1.4 billion.
Health insurance provider Aetna International has signed a strategic partnership deal with French insurance group Humanis to offer affordable healthcare to their joint global members.
Health insurer Centene has received regulatory approval from both the New York Department of Health and the New York Department of Financial Services for its Fidelis Care transaction.
Healthcare company CVS Health has appointed Kevin Hourican as president of its retail business CVS Pharmacy.
Atlanta-based HSBlox, a technology company focussed on bringing innovation and transparent economics to the healthcare ecosystem, has added R3 co-founder Todd McDonald and Luke Burchard, MD, to its advisory board.
Insurer Humana has teamed up with five physician practices across the US to launch a value-based care maternity bundled payment model for Humana commercial group members with low-to-moderate-risk pregnancies.
California-based Prime Healthcare, a 45-hospital system, has appointed Will Conaway as its new chief information officer.