Fla. insurers rebate consumers $113M; Wash. abortion coverage bill fails;

> Humana has teamed up with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to pilot an online chronic disease self-management program, which uses interactive online workshops to help people with long-term chronic conditions manage their care, reported FierceHealthIT. Under the pilot program, 100 Humana members with chronic illnesses will participate in six-week workshops that address proper diet, exercise, appropriate use of medications, symptom management and communication with providers. Article

> Health insurers operating in Florida will be rebating consumers roughly $113 million because of the health reform law's medical-loss ratio requirement. Of the 15 Florida insurers in Florida, 11 would owe rebates of $48 million on individual policies, with Humana owing $16 million, Connecticut General rebating $7.7 million, Time Insurance returning $6.9 million and Coventry Health paying back $5.3 million, the Sun-Sentinel reported. Article

> A bill that would have required insurers in Washington to provide coverage for abortions has stalled. Lawmakers didn't vote on the Reproductive Parity Act, as the legislature ended its special session, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

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