Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 BillionAetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
Aetna To Stop Selling Individual Health Insurance Plans In Calif.Aetna Inc. will stop selling individual health insurance policies in California next month, just weeks after opting out of the exchange that is being established as part of the national health care reforms, a state regulator said Tuesday.
California Moves To Control Health Insurance RatesA California legislative committee on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill that would give state officials the power to reject proposed health insurance rate increases, but even some supporters said it will need major changes to survive.
California Bill Targets Excess Health Insurance RatesA bill that would allow state officials to reject rate increases proposed by health insurers is under intense lobbying pressure as it faces a key committee vote this week.
State Commissioner Criticizes Health Insurance Rate HikesCalifornia Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is calling for changes as the state's health insurance premiums continue to rise.
California Fines Big Insurers For Underpayment Of ClaimsAfter a state audit, California's seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for wrongly refusing to pay claims to hospitals and physicians.