Archive for February 4th, 2015

Aetna Announces New Texas Health Plan – Aetna Whole Health

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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Aetna is now offering a fully insured Aetna Whole Health℠product for Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area and Seton Health Alliance in the Austin area.

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Hub International Acquires San Antonio-Based Alexander Insurance Agency

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Chicago-based Hub International Limited (Hub), has acquired Alexander Insurance Agency (Alexander), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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Defense Attorney Fights $1M Fine Over Banned Testimony

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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This five word sentence caused a $1 million fine:  “The Patient was a smoker”

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MBGH Launches Price Transparency Program

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

mbghConsumers have an increasing amount of “skin in the game” when it comes to medical and financial decisions for their care, and their interest to access credible information and user-friendly tools and resources about cost and quality is growing.

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Ascende Dramatically Cuts Clients’ Pharmacy Costs, Reducing Trend In 2015

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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HOUSTON (January 23, 2015) Ascende just completed renegotiations with pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that dramatically improve guaranteed pricing agreements for the company’s pharmacy purchasing collective. This is expected to significantly reduce employers’ pharmacy costs in 2015 and result in a lower year-over-year trend

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