Another Blow to the Healthcare Exchanges as CareConnect Shutters

No Easy Answers Another Blow to Healthcare as CareConnect Shutters

CareConnect, the upstart insurance company founded in 2014 by Northwell Health in the Downstate New York marketplace, has made the decision to cease operations. It made a lot of sense that Northwell, a hospital chain with extensive provider connections, could cut out the middleman insurance company and offer insurance protection directly to its customers. It didn’t… [Read More]

Oscar – Is It For Real?

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The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that technology giant, Google, invested $32.5 million in healthcare insurance startup, Oscar. Oscar hopes to remake healthcare by better connecting with users. So far about 40,000 individuals in New York and New Jersey have signed in for this gamification of healthcare. At the current valuation, that means the company is… [Read More]