Month: May 2015
Douglas White knew high-deductible insurance is supposed to make patients feel the pain of medical prices and turn them into smart shoppers. So he shopped.
Obamacare is set to add more than a quarter-of-a-trillion-that's trillion-dollars in extra insurance administrative costs to the U.S. health-care system, according to a new report out Wednesday.
Obamacare is once again on its way to court.
Employer groups and insurers are pushing to keep businesses with 51 to 100 workers exempt from a provision of the federal health law that they say could significantly increase their costs.
NVHCA Pushing for Legislative Study to Review State Funding Formula, Improve Health Outcomes for Nevada’s Senior Citizens
Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA), is urging state lawmakers to approve an interim legislative study that could improve funding and care provided by Nevada’s nursing homes and related facilities.
Bill with “Zero” Chance Proposes Privatizing Provision of Nevada Medical Services
The elderly, the blind and the physically disabled. Thousands of people in these groups in Clark and Washoe counties face major changes in the way assistive services are provided to them should Assembly Bill 310.
Medicaid Expansion Helps Cut Rate of Older, Uninsured Adults From 12 to 8 Percent
The health law's expansion of Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes over the poverty line was key to reducing the uninsured rate among 50- to 64-year-olds from nearly 12 to 8 percent in 2014, according to a new analysis.
Nearly 150,000 people signed up for health insurance during ObamaCare's extra enrollment period this spring, the federal government announced Tuesday.
Western Dental Says Denti-Cal is Broken, Starts Closing Doors to New Patients
Western Dental will begin to close the door to new Denti-Cal patients next month - and will shut some offices altogether - as the company reassesses participation in the state dental program for the poor.
On Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office said that it will use a different type of economic analysis to study federal spending policies' effects, particularly in regard to health care, Modern Healthcare reports.