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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 25 2017

Anthem battle behind it, Cigna gives stock to 40,000 workers

NEW YORK Cigna Corp , which recently won court approval to break off its failed deal with Anthem Inc , on Thursday said it would give its more than 40,000 employees five Cigna shares each and expand its paid leave, as it embarks on its next phase of growth.

May 24 2017

Anthem still weighing 2018 Obamacare individual participation

NEW YORK Anthem Inc on Wednesday said its plans for selling 2018 Obamacare individual plans are still up in the air because of political and regulatory uncertainty, making it the latest health insurer to say questions about continued funding of government subsidies will affect consumers next year.

May 22 2017

Trump administration wants Obamacare subsidy case put on hold, again

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday asked that a major federal court case weighing the fate of the Obamacare cost-sharing subsidies be put on hold again, leaving billions of dollars in payments to insurers up in the air for 2017 and 2018.

May 12 2017

Anthem deal with Cigna finally off, but break-up fee fight goes on

NEW YORK Anthem Inc on Friday called off a $54 billion deal to buy Cigna Corp, one day after the second-largest U.S. health insurer lost a Delaware business court ruling that could have kept alive the chances of a combination.

May 12 2017

Aetna CEO urges debate on what 'single-payer' healthcare would be

NEW YORK Aetna Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini wants a debate about what a "single-payer" healthcare system in the United States would look like, but said he does not think the federal government should run it.

May 05 2017

Cigna boosts 1st-qtr profit as Anthem deal heads to U.S. top court

Health insurer Cigna Corp, which is trying to ditch a takeover bid by Anthem Inc, said on Friday that first-quarter profit rose and it added hundreds of thousands of new members in its Obamacare individual business.

May 04 2017

Health insurers focused on 2018 unknowns for Obamacare market

NEW YORK While attention is focused on Republicans' fight to pass a bill to repeal Obamacare starting in 2019, health insurers are busy struggling with decisions they need to make now about how to price premiums and what markets they can afford to be in next year.

May 04 2017

Health insurers focused on 2018 unknowns for Obamacare market

NEW YORK While attention is focused on Republicans' fight to pass a bill to repeal Obamacare starting in 2019, health insurers are busy struggling with decisions they need to make now about how to price premiums and what markets they can afford to be in next year.

May 04 2017

Republican moves on Obamacare cloud insurers' 2018 plans

NEW YORK, May 4 U.S. Republicans may be moving ahead with a vote to repeal Obamacare, but the uncertainty about what a national health law may look like is clouding insurers' decisions on whether to stay in the individual insurance market in 2018.

May 02 2017

Molina board removes CEO and CFO, long-time execs and founder's sons

NEW YORK Molina Healthcare Inc has fired its two top executives, sons of the small health insurer's founder, in a surprise shakeup prompted by its poor financial performance, the company said on Tuesday.

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