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Humana reported that its congestive heart failure disease management program, run by Cardiac Solutions, reduced inpatient expenses 61 percent.... Sierra Health Services finished its acquisitions of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Texas and Kaiser's Texas Permanente Medical Group. Sierra renamed the HMO Texas Health Choice.... Kaiser, meanwhile, said that its California arbitration system will now be independently administered by a Los Angeles law firm.... Seems Oxford Health Plans may be inching closer to recovery, losing only $47 million in the third quarter.... And Foundation Health Systems reported an $88 million Q3 loss. Also Cora Tellez has been named chief executive at Foundation subsidiary Health Net, after Arthur Southam resigned under pressure last month.

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