1. BCBS, Humana rank highest among consumers Full story

2. 400% price hike for generic drug a 'moral requirement,' Missouri pharma CEO says Full story

3. Humana CEO unloads $6M in stock Full story

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5. Thrilled to welcome terrific keynotes former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Senator and Representative of Oklahoma Tom Coburn, MD, and President of the Chicago Cubs Theo Epstein at Becker's 7th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable. Register here

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6. America's uninsured rate remained relatively unchanged from 2016 to 2017 Full story

7. Netflix co-founder urges healthcare execs to develop a 'tolerance of risk' Full story

8. Cigna to fund digital health startups through $250M venture Full story

9. This hospital achieved successful appeals and brought in $8M in additional revenue. To learn how, download this white paper

10. Are you in the middle class? This new calculator aims to tell you Full story

11. ER charges are rising faster than prices, study finds Full story

12. UnitedHealthcare CEO sells $7M in stock Full story

13. State of consumer telehealth: Download this e-book for a comparison of telehealth adopters, planners and nonadopters

14. Health systems made less money after ACA insurance coverage expansion, study finds Full story

15. New York hospital says patient fraudulently kept $1.5M insurance payment Full story

Editor's note: The original edition of the Payer Issues Report sent Sept. 11 did not contain a link to the following story: Azar: Advancing value-based agenda 'is going to mean mandatory models.' Please find a link here