Month: December 2014
When shopping for health plans, the dollar amount of the deductible is usually easy to find in plan materials.
Proposed Rules Would Offer More Protection for Seniors Enrolled in Medicare Advantage
Federal officials are considering new Medicare Advantage rules to help protect seniors when insurers make significant reductions to their networks of doctors and other health-care providers.
Medicare Cuts Payments to 721 Hospitals With Highest Rates of Infections, Injuries
In its toughest crackdown yet on medical errors, the federal government is cutting payments to 721 hospitals for having high rates of infections and other patient injuries, records released Thursday show.
With the deadline looming to re-enroll in California's insurance exchange, Kuei Lin Liu faced a tough question: Do I want to go through this all over again?
U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, providing the first competition for Gilead Sciences huge selling and expensive medicine for the liver-destroying virus.
California’s health insurance exchange signed up more than 144,000 people in the first month this year and determined that another 157,000 were eligible for coverage.
The Supreme Court said it will hear oral arguments on March 4 in a lawsuit over whether the Obama administration is improperly providing tax credits to consumers who purchase health insurance through the federal exchanges.
California's health insurance exchange said 144,178 people have newly enrolled in Obamacare coverage during the first month of sign ups.
Just days before the requirement for most large employers to provide health insurance takes effect, a new poll finds the public easily swayed over arguments for and against the policy.
Even though more Americans have access to health insurance because of the health law, getting access to mental health services may still be challenging.