Health insurer Centene and non-profit health system Ascension have signed a letter of intent to explore a joint venture to develop a Medicare Advantage plan.
Healthgrades, a provider of information about physicians, hospital and health care providers, has rated four prospect medical hospitals in Southern California among the top 5 percent in the nation for patient safety.
Alliant has appointed Andrew Oram as vice president of its employee benefits group.
Payment technology and software provider Global Payments has agreed to acquire AdvancedMD, a provider of cloud-based software solutions to small-to-medium sized ambulatory physician practices in the US, from Marlin Equity Partners.
Manulife will launch the first medical marijuana program in Canada this Autumn, in collaboration with Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation.
League, a Toronto-based digital health benefits platform, has raised C$62 million ($47.5 million) in its latest venture financing deal.
Health insurer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has entered into a strategic value-based collaboration with Dallas-based accountable care organization (ACO) Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA).
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made several new additions to the agency’s leadership team, as well as changes to the portfolios of senior staff in the office of the administrator.
Broker Willis Towers Watson has appointed Mary Botkin as health care industry lead in its corporate risk and broking (CRB) segment.
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has added four new health insurance providers to its membership.