Highmark drops Walgreen; WellPoint, UnitedHealth have best customer service;

> Highmark will begin a two-year transition Jan. 1, 2012 for its members with pharmacy access to a new network that doesn't include Walgreen or Target pharmacies, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Article

> Roughly 2.5 million young adults now have health insurance since the health reform law required family plans to cover dependents until they're 26 years old, reports The Hill's Healthwatch. The percentage of insured 19-to-25-year-olds increased from 64 percent to 73 percent between September 2010 and June 2011. Blog post

> WellPoint has the best customer service, followed by UnitedHealth, among the nation's largest health insurance companies, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Blue Cross and Blue Shield ranked third and Aetna came in fourth in a customer satisfaction index. But scores for all health insurers dipped a little from last year. Article

> Aetna Chief Executive Mark Bertolini said the insurer continues to look for mergers or acquisitions that could add membership, fill capability gaps or increase service-fee revenue, reports Bloomberg. "We spend at least two hours every week looking at opportunities," Bertolini said at an investor conference. "We've shown that we're willing to acquire and be acquisitive. We've done a lot so far and we have more to go." Article

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