Hospice care provider Caris Healthcare has agreed to pay $8.5 million to resolve a whistle blower lawsuit accusing it of submitting false Medicare claims and retaining over-payments for patients who were ineligible for the Medicare hospice benefit because they were not terminally ill.
Texas-based Care N’ Care Health Plan, a Medicare Advantage health plan provider, has hired Anthem's David Sand as its new chief medical officer.
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase have appointed Atul Gawande as the chief executive officer (CEO) of their newly-formed healthcare company in the US.
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has elected David Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corporation, to serve as chairman of its board beginning January 2019.
A new Minneapolis-based health reinsurer Sequoia Re has launched operations focusing on health maintenance organizations (HMO) reinsurance and provider excess. Dan Bolgar, head of health of PartnerRe, has been appointed as its CEO.
Health insurer Centene has received regulatory approval from the New York Attorney General for its Fidelis Care transaction valued at around $3.75 billion.
Health insurer Centene Corporation has reshuffled the roles and responsibilities for a number of senior executives to support its growth and development strategy.
Blue Shield of California has collaborated with the California Medical Association (CMA) to build a new health care model that expands and streamlines patient's access to quality and affordable care.
Insurer AXA has entered into an agreement to sell its whole of market intermediary, The Health Insurance Group, to US private equity firms Highbridge Principal Strategies (HPS) and Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP).
Athenahealth's president and chief executive officer Jonathan Bush has stepped down with immediate effect and the company has initiated a process to explore strategic alternatives including a sale or merger.