- Hawaii bill would make doctors treat Medicare patients Updated: Jan-22-16 7:01 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are introducing a bill to require all doctors practicing in Hawaii to treat Medicare patients.
- Regulators slap Cigna with Medicare enrollment suspension Updated: Jan-22-16 2:59 pm
Federal regulators have stopped Cigna from enrolling new Medicare customers until the health insurer deals with problems that have triggered care denials or delays and higher costs for some people.
- Hawaii could be 1st to start long-term care elderly benefit Updated: Jan-21-16 7:17 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are introducing a bill that could make the state the first in the nation to offer long-term care benefits to seniors.
- Sanders health plan would be far more generous than Medicare Updated: Jan-21-16 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls his plan for a government-run health care system "Medicare for all." But it's not.
- Medicare patients among topics as Hawaii Legislature begins Updated: Jan-20-16 7:38 pm
HONOLULU - The latest on Hawaii's Legislature beginning its 2016 legislative session. All times local.
- Insurance customers begin new year with delays Updated: Jan-19-16 2:08 pm
Thousands of health insurance consumers around the country have started the new year dealing with missing ID cards, billing errors and other problems tied to an enrollment surge at the end of 2015.
- Insurance regulator eyes an end to 'surprise' medical bills Updated: Jan-19-16 1:11 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's insurance regulator is floating a proposal to protect people against expensive medical bills at out-of-network rates, including emergency care.
- The Latest: Updates from the Democratic presidential debate Updated: Jan-17-16 9:35 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Here are the latest developments from the Democratic presidential candidates' final debate before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses.
- State-run insurer Citizens plans some rate reductions Updated: Jan-15-16 10:20 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Almost all of the Orleans Parish homeowners who buy coverage from the state insurer of last resort could see their rates drop 6.3 percent if the Louisiana Insurance Department approves.
- Charlton man sentenced to serve 2 years in prison for arson Updated: Jan-14-16 7:29 am
CHARLTON, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man who initially claimed he set fire to his apartment in a failed suicide attempt because of his first name is headed to prison on arson charges.
- Health insurance companies agree to pay $483K in fines Updated: Jan-12-16 4:46 am
DOVER, Delaware - The three health care insurers providing individual plan coverage to Delawareans under the Affordable Care Act have agreed to pay almost half a million dollars in fines for past violations of state insurance regulations.
- Medicare expands coordinated care for 8.9M beneficiaries Updated: Jan-11-16 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Medicare is expanding a major experiment that strives to keep seniors healthier by coordinating basic medical care to prevent common problems that often lead to hospitalization, the agency said on Monday.
- Springfield health system forms 'accountable care' network Updated: Jan-11-16 4:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Health officials say more than 500,000 Medicare patients in Illinois will have their health care needs coordinated by federally designated "accountable care organizations" this year.