Category Archive: Coventry

Medicare, BCBS most favored payers among ambulatory providers

Despite its reputation in the political arena, Medicare is a highly favored payer among ambulatory providers, according to a report from medical research firm Peer60. Meanwhile, UnitedHealthcare has the most contracts with providers, but is t…

Humana, Coventry win state Medicaid contracts

Three private insurance companies have benefited from the federal government's involvement in a state Medicaid program.
After the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services told Kentucky officials it must provide more managed care choices to it…

Coventry investors sue to block Aetna acquisition

Coventry investors have filed a lawsuit to block Aetna's $5.6 billion acquisition of the insurer, claiming the company's chief executive failed to adequately shop around for the highest offer. The investors said the buyout was structured to dis…

Does Aetna-Coventry deal signal end of M&A activity?

The merger between Aetna and Coventry, which was just announced Monday, may be one of the last big deals where major insurers acquire smaller Medicare- and Medicaid-focused companies.
Based on the stock activity of such Medicare and Medicaid providers …

Coventry loses contracts with state’s largest health system

In an apparent attempt to gain the advantage in a payer-provider contract dispute, Kentucky's largest health system has terminated all contracts with Medicaid managed care provider Coventry Cares.
KentuckyOne Health, which owns almost 200 hospitals…

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