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Aetna Humana Merger

Aetna – Humana Merger Blocked

In what is seen as a capstone to the antitrust enforcement agenda by the former Obama administration, a federal judge struck down the $37 billion deal with rival insurers Humana Inc. and Aetna. This as well as a separate contested merger between Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp. (which has since…
Identity Theft Scams

The Top 5 ID Theft Scams: Don’t Fall Victim

Every year people across the world fall victim to the same basic ID theft scams. In the U.S. alone this accounts for 17.6 million people giving information they should not be giving because they think they are doing the right thing or can make a quick buck. With this amount…

Trump Era: Executive Orders Employers Should Bookmark

In his first 21 days as President, Donald Trump has already made history by having the most executive orders and memorandums issued by a U.S President (previously held by President Obama). True to his word, President Trump stirred the pot in Washington leaving many employers in a frenzy to keep…
Trumpcare Highlights

Trumpcare Highlights: Where Healthcare Could Be Headed

Tom Price (Republican Congressman from Georgia), an orthopedic surgeon, is Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In 2014, He authored the “Empowering Patients First Act”. Seema Verma (Founder and CEO of the consulting firm SVC, Inc.) is Trump’s choice to head the Centers for…
Echo Act Telehealth

House Passes the ECHO Act

On December 6, the House of Representatives passed the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act (the ECHO Act), which was unanimously passed by the Senate at the end of November. The ECHO Act expands upon the University of New Mexico’s Project ECHO by promoting the use of telehealth and video…