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While most insurers are largely insulated from massive changes to the ACA, Molina and Centene have a lot riding on the marketplace.
One analyst says the mutually beneficial partnership would allow the insurer to keep pace with surrounding vertically integrated giants.
Just over 370,000 people signed up for plans on Healthcare.gov during the first week of open enrollment, down from last year.
Despite railing against the role of middlemen—namely PBMs—in rising drug prices, HHS appears poised to introduce some into Part B.
Leerink analyst Ana Gupte said recent rhetoric out of New York is just a "negotiating tactic" that won't derail the deal.
Large employers and new coalitions could cut into the profits of health insurers by contracting directly with providers.
It's the latest in the company's efforts to rebuild itself, as it will use the proceeds to repay debts.
Humana plans to fend off its competition by focusing on what it does best: serving seniors with complex medical needs.
The federal government has proposed a 1.84% average rate increase for Medicare Advantage plans in 2019.
Insurer stocks tanked after three big companies said they plan to start a new healthcare venture. But the jury's out on how much disruption is in store.