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What were they complaining about? Insurance companies spent millions of dollars trying to defeat the U.S. health-care overhaul, saying it would raise costs and disrupt coverage. Instead, profit margins at the companies widened to levels not seen since before the recession, a Bloomberg Government study shows.

What were they complaining about? Insurance companies spent millions of dollars trying to defeat the U.S. health-care overhaul, saying it would raise costs and disrupt coverage. Instead, profit margins at the companies widened to levels not seen since before the recession, a Bloomberg Government study shows.

When the Medicare open-enrollment period begins Oct. 15, thousands of people across the country will be routed into an automated service

When the Medicare open-enrollment period begins Oct. 15, thousands of people across the country will be routed into an automated service

Humana continues EHR strategy with Allscripts alliance

Humana, in its continuing commitment to partnering with leading Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendors, has formed an alliance with Allscripts  – a national leader in EHR technology – to provide eligible physician practices with incentives for implementing EHR technology that enables delivery of advanced clinical-decision support at the point of care. Read more here

Humana Realigns Business Segments

Humana recently announced that the company realigned its business segments to more closely reflect the company’s evolving business model. Humana’s new segments include: Retail, Employer Group, and Health and Well-Being Services.  Humana’s Retail segment includes Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), and HumanaOne individual health plans. Humana will soon report first quarter 2011 results which will include the growth of its Medicare Part D business and the success of the Humana Walmart-Preferred Rx Plan, a preferred pharmacy network PDP launched in October 2010. Read full press release hereLooking ahead to the exchanges that will be created by health reform, Humana management has said the company plans to take its retail experience selling Medicare plans to seniors and use it to market plans to other consumers as the new U.S. health overhaul expands coverage to millions more Americans in the coming years. Click source here