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April 21, 2017

This Week's Featured Stories   AIS E-Savings Club Weekly Specials

Humana Partners With Fresenius to Offer New MA ESRD Care Model

Coinsurance Was Main Pharmacy Benefit Specialty Cost-Share Tool


This Week's Hot Topic

Contracting disputes between health insurers and providers frequently move to the courtroom. Here’s a look at recent trends:

Aetna Wages ‘Scorched-Earth’ Litigation Against Outlier Out-of-Network Providers
Health Plan Week

Aetna Wins $37M Judgment Against Calif. Provider, Opens New Salvo in Network Wars
Health Plan Week

DOJ Lawsuit Against Carolinas HealthCare May Impact Contracting in Other Markets
Health Plan Week


This Week's Headlines in the News

HCA cuts forecast citing lower hospital admissions, sending hospital stocks lower
CNBC, April 17, 2017

Tax Deadline Still Means Health Insurance Questions
NBC News, April 17, 2017

Maps Show A Dramatic Rise In Health Insurance Coverage Under ACA
WBUR, April 14, 2017


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