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An Alternative To Health Care's Logic-Defying Payment System

Janis Powers | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Janis Powers

One of the biggest frustrations with the American health care system is that it is incapable of accurately pricing goods and services. The reimbursement that providers receive varies considerably based on which insurer is paying.

Will States Kill The Big Insurance Mergers?

Alex Tolbert | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Alex Tolbert

Federal regulators are being watched closely as they decide how to respond to two big health insurance deals currently on the table in the United States.

UnitedHealthcare Takes Away Diabetes Devices

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If you've heard about UnitedHealthcare (UHC) limiting members to only Medtronic insulin pumps beginning July 1 and feel this is wrong, please go to "W...

Survey Reveals The Simple Habits That Could Help You Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

It's quite an accomplishment to live to 100, but a survey of centenarians revealed it's your attitude that can get you there. UnitedHealthCare release...

Insurers Spending Cash, Spreading Fear In High-Stakes California Showdown

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Wendell Potter

As I predicted two months ago, California voters have been bombarded by a group with a consumer-friendly name warning that a vote for a ballot initiative tomorrow would allow "one politician" to "interfere" with their health care treatment options.

Revealed: The Best Health Care Plans

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

The best private health care plans in the United States are run by nonprofit organizations, according to the latest survey published in the November i...

A Christian Objection To The Health Insurance Industry

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rose Marie Berger

What the system said was just not possible to heal, Jesus showed was very possible. It wasn't that the system didn't have the ability or finances; it was that the system didn't care.

Ryan Grim

UnitedHealthcare Will Voluntarily End Rescissions, Second Insurer In Last Two Days | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Within a day of House leaders calling on insurance companies to preemptively end the practice of rescinding plans when a patient gets sick, two major ...

A Price War In Health Insurance

BusinessWeek | Joseph Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When UnitedHealthcare (UNH) told American Printing House for the Blind that its health insurance bill would jump 49.9% in 2008, Chief Financial Office...