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Centene, Aetna protest after losing lucrative Louisiana Medicaid contracts

Dive Brief: Centene and Aetna have filed protests to the state of Louisiana after losing a contract to provide benefits to Medicaid beneficiaries in 2020.  In its protest letter, Centene, which does business in the state as Louisiana Healthcare Connections, alleges the state’s process was “tainted by multiple conflicts of interest from the start.”  Aetna… Read More »

14 young people in two states hospitalized after vaping, health officials say

In Wisconsin, severe lung disease has sent 11 people to the hospital, according to the state’s Department of Health Services. That’s three more than the eight cases the state reported in late July. And in Illinois, three young people have been hospitalized for severe breathing problems after vaping, the state Department of Public Health announced… Read More »