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Aetna, Ascension join industry blockchain pilot to improve network directory data

Dive Brief: Health insurance giant Aetna, newly merged with CVS Health, and Ascension have teamed up with five other healthcare companies to test the use of blockchain technology to fix provider network lists.  The so-called Synaptic Health Alliance will help to pilot a blockchain-enabled initiative to improve data quality and trim time and costs associated with… Read More »

Jury delivers $25.5 million 'statement' to Aetna to change its ways

The award is believed to be the largest verdict in an individual “bad faith” insurance case in Oklahoma history, one court observer said, and could have major ramifications across the country for a form of cancer treatment called proton beam therapy. The case revolved around the 2014 denial of coverage for Orrana Cunningham, who had… Read More »