US health insurance

Wipro completes HealthPlan buyout earlier-than-expected

Wipro completes HealthPlan buyout earlier-than-expected

Country's third largest IT services firm Wipro Tuesday said it has completed its USD 460 million-acquisition of HealthPlan Services earlier than expected.

Mar 01, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

US health insurance giant Aetna to buy Humana for $37 bn

Aetna, the second-largest US health insurance player in market capitalisation terms, said it will pay USD 230 dollars per Humana share in a cash and stock deal to create a new entity with around 33 million customers.

Jul 03, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Anthem warns US customers of email scam after data breach

The No. 2 U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday that hackers breached its computer system containing data on up to 80 million people.

Feb 07, 2015, 06:48 AM IST

Indian-American gets four years jail term for healthcare fraud

An Indian-American physical therapist assistant has been sentenced to over four years in prison and ordered to pay USD 1.9 million in restitution for his role in a USD 14.9 million health insurance fraud scheme.

Oct 30, 2014, 06:17 AM IST

Obamacare sign-up delayed until 2015

The programme, which had its official launch on October 1, aims to provide access to medical care for millions of Americans who often are priced out of other health care options.

Nov 22, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Obama offers fix for broken health plan promise

President Barack Obama said Thursday that Americans will be allowed to keep canceled health plans for an extra year, in a major climbdown after the troubled launch of his landmark reform.

Nov 14, 2013, 23:49 PM IST

Data center glitch is latest problem in 'Obamacare' rollout

A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law went down on Sunday, halting online enrollment for all 50 states in the latest problem to hit the program's troubled rollout.

Oct 28, 2013, 08:22 AM IST