Aetna under fire after shocking testimony by former medical director

February 12th, 2018

Aetna has come under fire after a shocking revelation by a former medical director, who has admitted under oath he ignored patients’ records when deciding whether to grant care.

California’s Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has launched an investigation into the insurer after CNN showed him a transcript of Dr. Jay Ken Iinuma’s testimony.

2018 Small Group/Member Applications NJ

January 22nd, 2018

Aetna

Aetna Employee App 1-50

Aetna Master App 1-50

Aetna EmployeeAPP NJ 51-100

Aetna Master App NJ 51-100

Aetna NJ Waiver 2018

 

 

AmeriHealth

AmeriHealth Small Group App 2018

AmeriHealth Small Group EmployeeApp 2018

AmeriHealth Waiver 2018

 

Horizon BCBS

Horizon Enrollment Form

Horizon Master Application

Waiver Form

 

Oscar

2018 Oscar Small Business Employee Enrollment Form

2018 Oscar Small Business Enrollment FormOxford

 

Oxford

2018 Oxford OHI MASTER APPLICATION

2018 Oxford OHP MASTER APPLICATION

NJSG Mem Enrollment Change Form - OHI

NJSG Mem Enrollment Change Form - OHP

NJ SM Group Waiver of Coverage

 

Qualcare

Qualcare Small Group Master App

 

 

2018 Small Group/Member Applications NY

January 22nd, 2018

AETNA

Aetna NY EmployeeApp 2018

Aetna NY MasterApp 2018

EMBLEM

Emblem Enrollment Kit

 

EMPIRE

Empire BCBS 2018 Small Group Employee Application

Empire BCBS 2018 SG Employee Enrollment Form 

Empire Waiver

 

HEALTHFIRST

HealthFirst Small_Group_Employer_Enrollment_Form_

HealthFirst_Small_Group_Employee_Enrollment_Form

HealthFirst Waiver

 

HEALTHPASS

HealthPass Employer Notice of Election

HeathPass Member Enrollment Form

 

OSCAR

2018 Oscar Small Business Employee Enrollment Form

2018 Oscar Small Business Enrollment Form

 

OXFORD

New York Member Enrollment Form-OHI

New York Member Enrollment Form_OHP

NYSG OHI Application

NYSG OHP Application

OxfordNYWaiver

 

Expect more mergers between health plans and pharmacy entities

January 17th, 2018

https://www.employeebenefitadviser.com/opinion/expect-more-mergers-between-health-plans-and-pharmacy-entities

CVS’s announcement to acquire Aetna for $69 billion is only one of many recent healthcare service deals that totaled $75.9 billion in value at the end of Q3 2017, compared to $71.3 billion for all of 2016, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.

CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in year’s largest acquisition

January 15th, 2018

CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in year's largest acquisition
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aetna-m-a-cvs-health/cvs-health-to-acquire-aetna-for-69-billion-in-years-largest-acquisition-idUSKBN1DX0NC

U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc (AET.N) for $69 billion, seeking to tackle soaring healthcare spending through lower-cost medical services in pharmacies.

CVS to Buy Aetna for $67.5 Billion, Remaking Health Sector

January 15th, 2018

CVS to Buy Aetna for $67.5 Billion, Remaking Health Sector

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-03/cvs-is-said-to-buy-aetna-for-67-5-billion-remaking-industry

Drugstore chain will pay $207 a share, $145 a share in cash

Companies bet on bringing health care closer to consumers

 

CVS Health Corp.

3 questions advisers should ask about the potential CVS-Aetna deal | Employee Benefit Adviser

October 31st, 2017

3 questions advisers should ask about the potential CVS-Aetna deal | Employee Benefit Adviser

The news that CVS has reportedly launched a $66 billion bid to buy Aetna shows that once unimaginable mergers are becoming the norm. But it also raises some important questions for brokers about the future of group benefits, and how to operate in a fast-moving and constantly changing landscape.

CVS to Buy Aetna for $66 Billion. Is a consolidation about to occur?

October 27th, 2017

By Zachary Tracer and Robert Langreth
(Bloomberg) -- Aetna Inc. gained in New York trading after
the Wall Street Journal reported that CVS Health Corp. is in
talks to buy the insurer for more than $66 billion.
Aetna jumped 12 percent to $178.60, closing at a record
high, while CVS fell 2.9 percent to $73.31. Spokesmen for Aetna
and CVS declined to comment.