Diving Brief: Medical Mutual announced the acquisition of HealthSpan, a former Kaiser Permanente insurance company in Ohio, according to Crain’s Cleveland Business report. HealthSpan will continue to cover members of its employer-sponsored plan through their renewal date or August 31, whichever comes first, and coverage for individual members through DecemberRead More →

Cleveland– Ohio Medical Mutual acquires the 105,000 members of HealthSpan Partners’ group and individual health insurance business. Medical Mutual is the largest health insurance provider based in Ohio. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. HealthSpan Partners is affiliated with Mercy Health, the Cincinnati-based nonprofit hospital system that operates hospitalsRead More →

Medical Mutual CEO Rick Chiricosta Says HealthSpan Acquisition Is Good For Customers Medical Mutual CEO Rick Chiricosta poses for a portrait at the entrance to the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, OH on Friday, September 4, 2009. (Marvin Fong / The Plain Dealer) MARVIN FONG LE PLAIN DEALER President and CEORead More →