Nick is Employee Benefit News' senior online editor. He is a professional communicator with a decade of demonstrated accomplishments in newspaper and trade publishing, corporate marketing and campaign organizing. Prior to joining EBN, Nick covered global regulatory, legislative and legal news affecting executives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries; specifically keeping track of actions in the EU, Canada, Australia and Japan, as well as emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China.
UnitedHealthcare has announced an expansion of telehealth coverage options for virtual physician visits, giving enrollees in self-funded employer health plans secure, online access to a physician via mobile phone, tablet or computer, 24 hours a day.
In another blow to President Barack Obamas signature legislation, a three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the plaintiff, declaring the laws premium subsidies are invalid in more than two dozen states due to the laws specific language.