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  • Hearing begins for Bucks family accused of fraud

    Hearing begins for Bucks family accused of fraud
    DOYLESTOWN — In the first day of preliminary hearing testimony in a $20 million insurance fraud case, topics ranged from whether a stockpile of hair spray could accelerate a fire — to whether a home sale was a sham transaction — to why...
  • UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy benefits firm Catamaran in $12-billion deal

     UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy benefits firm Catamaran in $12-billion deal
    UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest health insurer in the United States, agreed to spend more than $12 billion to buy an Illinois pharmacy benefits management firm, saying it is seeking to control the rising costs of prescription drugs. UnitedHealth...
  • Orland Park trustee seeks re-election without mayor's support

    Orland Park voters will have a choice when casting their votes April 7 for village trustee — whether to keep the team of incumbents that has helped steer the village for the past four years or follow Mayor Dan McLaughlin in supporting a newcomer...
  • Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade

    Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade
    Established by the Affordable Care Act, the Healthcare.gov exchange and its 14 state-run counterparts have enrolled more than 11 million people — 800,000 of whom were sent incorrect tax information, the Obama administration admitted last month....
  • UnitedHealth buys pharmacy-benefit manager Catamaran for $13B

    MINNEAPOLIS UnitedHealth Group Inc. is getting much bigger with a $12.8 billion deal to expand its prescription-drug benefit management business. UnitedHealth's stand-alone pharmacy-benefit management unit, OptumRx, announced Monday morning that it is...
  • UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran

    UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran
    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up in its fight against rising specialty drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Pharmacy benefits managers, or PBMs, help negotiate the...
  • Report: 15 rural Kentucky hospitals in danger of closing

    One minute before midnight Tuesday, the only hospital in Fulton County will close its doors for good, forcing the county's roughly 6,000 people to drive to Tennessee for emergencies and signaling the end of 190 jobs and about 12 percent of the city of...
  • Newport News Fire Department gets top insurance rating

     Newport News Fire Department gets top insurance rating
    The city's fire department will soon be one of only three in the state to receive a top grade from the group most insurance companies rely on when deciding what to charge homeowners and businesses for coverage. The Class 1 Public Protection...
  • Achievement gap, strategic plan top issues for District 200 candidates

    In less than a week, voters will help shape the new Board of Trustees for Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200. In an effort to help voters make the most informed decision, we asked candidates, "What do you believe is the most important...
  • Travelers Spending $25 Million To Open Up Plaza, Fix Garage Leaks

    Travelers Spending $25 Million To Open Up Plaza, Fix Garage Leaks
    HARTFORD — At its highest point, the granite wall surrounding the plaza next to Travelers' iconic tower downtown is 10 feet, making it impossible for even the tallest person to see inside from the street. Built in the early 1960s, the plaza's...
  • Newport News man waits for arrest in hit-and-run that killed his wife

    Newport News man waits for arrest in hit-and-run that killed his wife
    NEWPORT NEWS — Marcella Spain's body was flung 142 feet after the deadly crash. The speed and weight of the white pickup truck crushed her bones — her limp body lay abandoned in the roadway like a rag doll. The pickup truck driver kept...
  • NY starts out-of-network health coverage protections

    New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. Enacted last year, they require insurance payments for out-of-network medical treatment in emergencies, when similar services or specialists are unavailable within the insurer's...