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Obamacare marketplace is unstable

Tuesday, UnitedHealthcare  announced that they suffered huge financial losses and are pulling back from Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges. UHC is one of the largest players in the exchanges but will be remaining in just a handful of states next year. The losses expected, according to CEO Stephen Hemsley, are expected to exceed $1 billion […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

Bernard Health will help you shop for health insurance on Black Friday

A few lucky shoppers in Tennessee, Texas, Indiana and Ohio could pick up the best deals in health insurance today, instead of fighting the mobs for big screen TVs and Frozen dolls. Bernard Health has store fronts in five cities in four states. Founder Alex Tolbert wants to help people figure out what insurance plan […]

Analysis: Payer’s pricing gamble is to blame, not Minnesota insurance exchange Lee Schafer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune puts some context around a big payer’s decision to leave the state’s health insurance exchange, MNSure. Schafer said the decision was the result of the free market and strategic decisions PreferredOne made. PreferredOne is a small health plan that’s insuring employer groups. Schafer said that PreferredOne decided […]