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Humana inks minority investment in Medicare choice tool Healthpilot

Healthcare Dive

The company uses AI to recommend Medicare Advantage, Medicare supplement and prescription drug plans based on enrollees’ healthcare preferences and needs.

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Amazon expands drug subscription program to Medicare members

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RxPass is now available to more than 50 million Medicare members after Amazon brought it into compliance with the insurance program’s regulatory standards.

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CMS revised Medicare Advantage star ratings. Here’s which payers benefited.

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More than 60 Medicare Advantage health plans from 40 insurers have received a higher star rating for 2024, according to a Healthcare Dive analysis.

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Medicare to cover Novo’s obesity drug for some patients

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Two weeks after the FDA updated Wegovy’s label, Medicare changed its stance to allow people with a history of heart disease to receive treatment, a shift that could further boost access to the fast-selling medicine.

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Senate Finance Committee tackles Medicare physician pay reform

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On Friday, the committee released a white paper proposing Medicare adjust doctor reimbursement to account for inflation, a key goal for physician lobbies.

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Cigna is still interested in Medicare

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The health insurer sees Medicare Advantage as an area for future growth, despite selling the division for $3.7 billion earlier this week. Cigna’s CEO called the sale a “win-win” on a call with investors Friday.

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Medicare Advantage unrest, Change Healthcare fallout and more big takeaways from insurers’ Q1

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All major payers saw elevated utilization but only an unprepared few struggled with the trend, the Change Healthcare cyberattack caused minimal financial fallout and a new D-SNP rule opens the door to a Medicare growth opportunity.

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