Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Meanwhile, the Buffalo Bills’ helmet isn’t befitting of its mascot.That appears to be a scaled fish with teeth rather than a Buffalo.The Bengals’ and Broncos’ helmets stick to their mascots but in a dreamscape sort of scenery, though Denver’s helmets also includes a bear, an eagle or falcon — two other NFL mascots, by the way — and salmon.The Eagles and the Buccaneers get our vote for best of show.As for the helmets that are just too far out there, the Raiders’ silly pirate helmet is in the running for most hilarious, but the New York Giants’ “I love N.Y.” theme takes the cake.Check out the rest of the helmets in this album here. With the NFL taking Monday Night Football’s Raiders-Texans matchup to Mexico City, the league is tapping into the local culture.The NFL asked Mexican artists to reimagine helmets for every team in the league, and the Arizona Cardinals’ look maintains the red birds’ aggressive look.Might the artist who painted the Cardinals helmet be a Ball State alumnus?The look is clean and it’s one of few of these that could actually make for a standard helmet. Many of the other helmet reimaginations are quite extravagant compared to your usual gameday helmets. Take, for example, the Tennessee Titans’ tops, which … just look. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories 0 Comments Share Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact
WellCare’s Profits Up; Consumer Complaints Resolved With Social Media This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. WellCare’s earnings increase topped Wall Street’s expectations. Many health insurers are using Twitter to hear about customer problems.The Associated Press: WellCare 2Q Profit Edged Up, Boosts 2013 ForecastWellCare Health Plans’ second-quarter earnings inched up 1 percent, as a jump in medical benefits and other expenses countered a revenue spike for the Medicaid and Medicare coverage provider. The Tampa, Fla., company topped Wall Street expectations for the quarter … WellCare mostly administers the state and federally funded Medicaid program, which provides coverage for poor and disabled people. It also sells Medicare prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage plans (8/7).Kaiser Health News: Health Insurers Tune In To Twitter For Customer ServiceThe @aetnahelp Twitter feed is an example of how insurance companies are increasing their social media presence in an effort to amp up their customer service and capitalize on a platform that can serve to mediate, inform and advertise. … While insurance companies are hoping to connect with their customers through social networks, they have not yet made enough headway to replace the telephone systems that can be a common source of frustration for patients looking to understand their health plans (Rao, 8/8).