- Cigna Recognized as Top Performing PPO Plan in 2014 by the Maryland Health Care Commission:
- Group suing Aetna for discrimination against patients with HIV:
- Highmark backtracks on policy not to pay for anesthetic during colonoscopies:
- Obama Administration to Investigate Insurers for Bias Against Costly Conditions:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it would focus on companies in the federal insurance marketplace. For each health plan, it said, it will try to determine the “estimated out-of-pocket costs associated with standard treatment protocols for specific medical conditions using nationally recognized clinical guidelines.” The conditions, it said, are likely to include bipolar disorder, diabetes, H.I.V., rheumatoid arthritis and schizophrenia.