Payer Issues E-Newsletter
October 31, 2019


1. Molina Healthcare loses Texas Medicaid contract Full story

2. Iowa physician accused of filing 89 fraudulent Medicare, Medicaid claims Full story

3. WellCare boosts membership, profits ahead of Centene deal Full story

4. UMass Memorial cut its telestroke workflow 38% — Click here for an inside look at the new process

5. Join 180+ hospital and health system leader speakers + keynotes Magic Johnson, Howard Dean, Rick Santorum and Ellen Latham for Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy conference, May 19-21, 2020. Register here! For exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, email Jessica Cole at

6. Employers may be pumping brakes on high-deductible health plans Full story

7. Cigna records $1.4B profit in Q3 Full story

8. High drug costs are pushing patients to abandon medication. Click here to learn what providers can do about it.

9. Premera Blue Cross makes investment in Alaskan rural healthcare Full story

10. Cigna adds former CFO of several public firms to board Full story

11. What does the future of revenue cycle management look like? Hint: It's intelligent. Click here to read more.

12. Many ACA exchange enrollees can get coverage for $10 a month, organization says Full story

13. 15 payer exec moves in October Full story


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