Thanks to a loophole in the Affordable Care Act regulations, insurers worry customers who purchased plans on the federal marketplace could evade paying their December premiums, reports Vox.
Open enrollment has come and gone but new federal data, obtained by ProPublica, shows the federal exchange saw roughly 1 million insurance transactions since mid-April.
There are a few things almost all CEOs really, really hate, according to Forbes contributor Stephen J. Meyer, CEO of the Rapid Learning Institute. To prove it, he conducted a su rvey of executives and share the results in his latest opinion piece, hoping to enlighten colleagues and employees about behaviors that drive their leaders crazy.
Given the recent surge in pricey prescription drugs, lawmakers are calling for the Medicare to offer rebates and negotiate prices to reap significant savings, according to a report released Wednesday by advocacy groups the Medicare Rights Center and Social Security Works.
Given the opposing opinions coming out of two separate court rulings regarding Affordable Care Act subsidies, there's bound to be confusion among consumers interested in signing up for coverage during the next enrollment period.
Although insurers and industry organizations often assert that provider consolidation leads to higher prices, some experts believe the impact is actually relatively neutral, reported Insurance News Net.
Despite a nationwide slowdown on healt hcare spending, a new stu dy by healthcare economics consulting firm Dobson DaVanzo shows that consumers now spend more on healthcare through higher out-of-pocket expenses and premium costs.
Two Arizona health systems are joining together to launch an accountable care organization (ACO) that will provide coordinated care to about 50,000 members, the organizations announced this week, in hopes of improving outcomes, patient satisfaction and cost savings.
Government investigators have been able to purchase health plans and obtain federal subsidies using fake applicantions, according to findings that will be released today, reports The Washington Post.
Medicare officials piloting experimental programs across dozens of U.S. hospitals want to know if dropping the requirement that limits nursing home coverage to seniors admitted to the hospital for at least three days can reduce costs and improve care, Kaiser Health News reported.