News: WellPoint Inc (WLP)

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Wed, Nov 12 2014

WellPoint email glitch puts colonoscopy test in the subject line

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO - Some WellPoint Inc customers got a surprise in their inbox this week: emails meant to remind them to get a specific preventative screening such as a colonoscopy or mammogram mistakenly included personal and health information in the subject line.

WellPoint email glitch puts colonoscopy test in the subject line

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Nov 12 - Some WellPoint Inc customers got a surprise in their inbox this week: emails meant to remind them to get a specific preventative screening such as a colonoscopy or mammogram mistakenly included personal and health information in the subject line.

WellPoint beats Wall St. forecast as medical costs stay low

- U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as its medical costs stayed low, and it forecast continued earnings growth in 2015.

UPDATE 5-WellPoint beats Wall St forecast as medical costs stay low

Oct 29 - U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as its medical costs stayed low, and it forecast continued earnings growth in 2015.

WellPoint CEO says 2015 earnings estimates are "reasonable"

Oct 29 - WellPoint Inc Chief Executive Officer Joseph Swedish said on Wednesday that Wall Street estimates for 2015 earnings of $9.15 to $9.30 per share are "reasonable placeholders" until the company provides its own official forecast.

WellPoint raises 2014 outlook as medical customers increase

Oct 29 - WellPoint Inc said on Wednesday that third-quarter net profit fell, but the U.S. health insurer raised its outlook for 2014 as its number of customers increased, due partly to the health insurance exchanges set up under the national healthcare reform law.

WellPoint boosts share buyback program by $5 bln

Oct 2 - U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc increased its share repurchase authorization by $5 billion, taking the total program to $6 billion, the company said in a regulatory filing.

Fitch Releases U.S. Health Insurance Credit Metrics Update

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, September 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has published a new report detailing key credit metrics of nine-publicly-traded U.S. health insurance and managed care companies that are either rated or followed by Fitch: Aetna, Inc., Centene Corp., Cigna Corp., Health Net Inc., Humana, Inc., Molina Health Care Inc. UnitedHealth Group, Incorporated, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. and WellPoint, Inc. The report is meant to be used as a des

Insurers pay more tax on executive compensation under Obamacare: study

- When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U.S. government, a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.

Insurers pay more tax on executive comp under Obamacare: study

- When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U.S. government, a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.

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