More states are lifting restrictions to allow physician assistants to work more “collaboratively” with physicians as legislatures wrap up their sessions for this spring.
Health insurers coming off a solid first quarter of Obamacare profits aren’t yet including the Trump administration’s short-term policies or skimpier benefits into their financial outlooks.
Customers from Walmart stores are already driving seniors to the insurer’s Medicare drug benefits and Medicare Advantage plans, Humana chief executive Bruce Broussard said.
Humana’s Medicare Advantage membership rose 6% to more than 3 million seniors in the company’s first quarter.
Aetna, which is working its way through a sale to CVS Health, said it added 250,000 new customers to its Medicare Advantage plans in the first quarter.