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Tech-enabled payer Brella Insurance snags $15M

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The health insurance technology company has raised $15 million in a Series A funding round. It will use the funds to expand access to its supplemental health plan nationwide and engage in new partnerships.

Lawsuit: Like a “boa constrictor,” UnitedHealthcare squeezed anesthesia group out of competition

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U.S. Anesthesia Partners has filed lawsuits against UnitedHealthcare in Colorado and Texas, accusing the payer of forcing it out of network and intentionally interfering with its relationships with providers in those states. But, according to UnitedHealthcare, the lawsuits are an attempt to get the insurer… Read More »Lawsuit: Like a “boa constrictor,” UnitedHealthcare squeezed anesthesia group out of competition

Cigna to purchase long-standing partner MDLive 

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The insurer is buying the telehealth company for an undisclosed sum through its health services portfolio Evernorth. The acquisition will enable Evernorth to offer a 24/7 virtual care platform to health plans and employers, including non-Cigna members.

Highmark, Lark Health extend collaboration

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The expanded partnership increases the number of Highmark health plan members eligible for enrollment in Lark Health’s AI-driven health coaching programs aimed at managing and preventing chronic diseases.