health insurance

Foreign workers can now get health insurance abroad with this new startup

As work in the digital domain becomes increasingly portable, a slew of (mostly young) professionals have taken to the skies and seas to travel the globe while clocking in and collecting their directly

Collective Health nabs $110 million in funding

Enterprise health management startup Collective Health has added another $110 million to the coffers from existing high-profile investors such as Founders Fund and Alphabet's investment arm GV, brin

Amazon’s new healthcare company could give smaller healthtech players a boost

JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have joined forces with Amazon to form a new healthcare company for all U.S. employees. Details are sparse; there's not even a name associated with the new compan

Oscar Health expects to generate $1 billion in revenue and sign up 250,000 members in 2018

Despite repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate this week, health insurance startup Oscar Health expects to pull in nearly $1 billion in revenue and enroll a quarter of a million member

With just one day left in open enrollment, companies turn to Stride Health for help

The compressed timelines of this year's open enrollment period for government-mandated healthcare have left some companies in the lurch, and as the final hours to enroll tick by, they've turned to the

Medical bill advocacy startup Better pledges all of its revenue towards relieving medical debt

Put aside whatever shred of healthcare decency the Senate happens to be ripping out at the moment and take a look at Better, a startup helping people deal with out-of-network medical bills. The startu

Oscar Health rolls out its small business product Oscar for Business

Oscar Health, a startup rethinking health insurance for the digital age, is rolling out a new product for small businesses called Oscar for Business. The rollout comes as Oscar struggles with its orig

Alan and PayFit hook up so that your health insurance and payroll work together

Two French startups liked each other so much that they’re now starting to see a future working together. PayFit wants to modernize the good old paychecks in France, while Alan wants to turn health i

NextHealth raises $8.5M from Norwest to drive down medical costs

One of the few remaining universal truths is that healthcare costs are too high. Insurance companies are bucking under the pressure from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and they are willing to try almo

LEAGUE takes small business health benefits digital with $25M Series A

Canadian startup LEAGUE closed a $25 million Series A from OMERS Ventures this morning. The company aims to put the power of customizing healthcare coverage into the hands of employees without burdeni

Why there will never be an Uber for healthcare

You should walk away from anyone who says there can be an “Uber for healthcare.” It is the equivalent of someone saying they “have a bridge to sell you.” Or, more precisely, it shows a complet

Fee-For-Value Drives Trillion-Dollar Healthcare Opportunity

One of the main tenets of healthcare reform has been to better align payment/reimbursement schemes to incentivize healthcare providers for achieving improved outcomes and lower cost. Historically, ins

Microinsurance Is The Answer To The Insurance Industry

Let’s be real. The insurance industry has barely evolved since Benjamin Franklin introduced the concept in the late 1700s. You’d think after three hundred years and a market size of $1 trillion in

Data-Driven Health Insurance Provider Clover Health Raises Another $35M

When Sequoia Capitals Michael Dixon met Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli, he said he knew he wanted to invest. The catch: it took 18 months to convince him. But that finally happened, with the comp

A CEO’s Guide To Group Health 2.0

While many new healthcare technologies show great promise, few have been made widely available. CEOs have a population right in their backyard, the collective health of which they want to continually

Collective Health Closes On $81 Million, Adds Google Ventures To List Of High-Profile Investors

Enterprise health insurance services platform Collective Health has raised a healthy $81 million in Series C funding to help the startup continue to grow its team, as well as cover the U.S. market. Al

The Transition From Sick Care To Well Care And The Rise Of The Patient-Consumer

Globally, healthcare is one of the costliest and simultaneously least efficient sectors from an economic standpoint. According to the World Health Organization, worldwide spending on healthcare grew 2

ZenPayroll Is Now Gusto, Adds Benefits To Take On Zenefits

Payroll startup ZenPayroll changed its name to Gusto today and is moving beyond payroll, into benefits such as health insurance and workers compensation. Sound familiar? We've heard that cloud HR b

SimplyInsured, A Health Insurance Platform For Small Companies, Scores $5.9M Series A

SimplyInsured, which helps small businesses compare and purchase employee health insurance plans, has closed a Series A of $5.9 million led by Polaris Partners, with participation from Bessemer Ventur

Online Pharmacy Startup PillPack Pushes Drug Delivery To California

PillPack, the online medication delivery service out of New Hampshire, is now available in California. This is the 47th state in the U.S. to receive the green light to allow consumers to order prescri
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