Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:28 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Assembly Bill No. 1877 (AB 1877) requiring the
state health insurance exchange to link buyers to a separate website selling adult vision coverage passed the California Assembly unanimously (73-0) earlier this week on Monday Aug. 25, 2014, following its unanimous approval in the California State Senate (36-0) last week on Thursday Aug. 21, 2014.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:21 AM
INDIANAPOLIS—Health insurance company,
(NYSE:WLP) announced plans last week to change its corporate name to Anthem, Inc. WellPoint serves more than 37 million people in its affiliated health plans, and nearly 67 million people through its subsidiaries, some of which already carry the Anthem brand, such as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Anthem Blue Cross.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:13 AM
MASON, Ohio—For the fifth consecutive year, BenchmarkPortal has certified the EyeMed Vision Care contact center as a Center of Excellence. EyeMed, a U.S. vision benefits company with more than 36 million members and a division of Luxottica (NYSE:LUX), was recognized by the research and consulting organization for exceptional efficiency and effectiveness.
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:33 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The recent collaboration between
, Google and designer Diane von Furstenberg that produced a
fashionable take on Google Glass
resulted from a new VSP Global initiative announced last week.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:33 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—The individual insurance plan
VSP Vision Care
began offering last year in certain states for insurance brokers to sell directly to consumers, originally
in December 2013, has now been rolled out to the entire country.
Friday, May 23, 2014 12:24 AM
Wednesday that David L. Holmberg was named the company’s president and
CEO, and James Eisen, president of Visionworks, will be appointed co-CEO
of its HVHC division along with Michael Sullivan, president of HM
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:25 PM
PITTSBURGH— The board of directors of
announced today the appointment of David L. Holmberg as the company's new president and CEO, effective immediately.
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:27 AM
TOPEKA, Kan., and MONTPELIER, Vt.—Following the Georgia Supreme Court’s
decision affirming the state’s 2010 Patient Access to Eye Care Act, as
Dec. 18, 2013, two other states, Kansas and Vermont, have passed
legislation with similar language.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 3:00 PM
At a time of seismic shifts in the health care marketplace due to the
Affordable Care Act, there is uncertainty among independent optometrists
about how these changes will impact practice viability in the years
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:00 PM
An extension of the “patient access to optometry campaign,”
demonstrates the benefits of including an integrated, embedded,
comprehensive eye health and vision benefit in every health plan.