Ben Nelson steps down as NAIC CEO; Cigna drops mail-order requirement for HIV drugs in settlement;

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> Ben Nelson has announced that he will not renew his contract as CEO of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. His current term ends Jan. 31, 2016. Announcement

> Health insurer Cigna has agreed, as part of a settlement with a consumer lawsuit, to drop its requirement that patients with HIV/AIDS get some of their medications exclusively through its mail-order pharmacy, Reuters reports. Article

> Americans trust their health plan five times more than they trust Congress, according to findings from the firm PARTNERS+simons' 2015 National Healthcare Trust Index. Announcement

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> The urgent care clinic model continues to grow and evolve within the healthcare industry as centers refine their strategies by looking at the type of care patients want during visits and where they can open to maximize that traffic, according to MedPageToday. Article

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> Telemedicine can be a catalyst to increasing patient engagement, according to Brigham and Women's Hospital cardiologist Reena Pande, who says consumers who receive care when and where they want it more likely will be compelled to actively participate in monitoring their health. Article

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