| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The dominant carrier on Maryland's health exchange, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, will raise premiums beginning in January, though not nearly as much as the company wanted, state regulators announced Friday.
CareFirst won approval to raise rates as...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Major health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has asked the state to let it increase its rates in the individual marketplace by as much as 30 percent on average next year, but two competitors want to lower what they charge people who don't get...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:47 AM
More than 600 Harford County residents joined to support the nation's smallest citizens at the 2013 March for Babies on Sunday along Route 23 in Forest Hill, raising in excess of $100,000 to improve and protect the health of infants.
Now in its 43rd ...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:19 AM
HealthSpring, an arm of Cigna that manages Medicare plans, said Wednesday it is rebranding and changing its name to Cigna-HealthSpring.
Tennessee-based HealthSpring serves more than 18,200 Medicare Advantage patients in Maryland. HealthSpring...
| Apr 17, 2013
The Pennel family of Edgewood, is serving as the 2013 Harford County March for Babies Ambassador Family to help raise awareness about the lifesaving research and support of the March of Dimes and their team, Two Tiny Blessings, will participate in the...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Like a one-two punch, two major Maryland employers in the health care service and pharmaceutical industries were the targets last week of multibillion-dollar acquisition deals.
Both homegrown companies — Human Genome Sciences Inc. and Catalyst...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Connecticut-based Cigna Corp. said Tuesday that it has closed on its $3.8 billion acquisition of HealthSpring Inc., a health care company that specializes in the Medicare Advantage market.
HealthSpring bought Baltimore-based Bravo Health last year for...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:33 PM
After receiving criticism last school year for cutting high school teaching positions while keeping administrators, Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston is proposing to do the reverse next year — preserve classroom teachers and...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Aetna's plans announced Monday to acquire Coventry Health Care Inc. for $5.6 billion could catapult the insurance giant to the front of an industry race to capitalize on Obamacare and the health needs of aging baby boomers.
The deal, subject to...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Cigna's behavioral health unit is offering free telephone counseling to Baltimore County residents in wake of the school shooting at Perry Hall High on Monday.
The counseling is for those having a hard time coping with the shooting and will be offered...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:58 PM
As a further sign of its investment in the revitalization of Columbia's town center, the Howard Hughes Corp. last week acquired the former Ryland Group headquarters, a nine-story office building next to The Mall in Columbia and close to land where...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:11 PM
HARTFORD — James Wadleigh, chief information officer for Access Health CT, was the unanimous choice Wednesday to lead the organization at least through November.
Access Health CT, the state health insurance exchange implementing the Affordable Care...