Month: October 2016
How Narrow Is It? Gov’t Begins Test Of Comparison Tool For Health Plan Networks
The incredible shrinking provider network is nothing new in marketplace plans.
Low inflation, generally good for purchasing power, is likely to leave some high earners facing higher Medicare premiums next year.
Changing the way it does business, Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians.
Investors have taken a dim view of two big pending health insurance mergers. But the two deals are starting to diverge, which could give investors an opportunity.
The Obama administration says it'll send more than 10 million mailings to woo the uninsured for the final health care law sign-up season of President Barack Obama's tenure.
Everything Californians Wanted To Know About Their Health Plan (But Were Afraid To Ask)
It can be well worth the effort to go up against your health plan if it denies you treatment you think you need.
Hospitals are getting slammed by drug price hikes that often have nothing to do with improving patient health, a new report has found.
Are Blues’ Plans Benefitting Unfairly From Program To Offset Cost Of Sicker Patients?
Some health insurers say they’re paying too much to rival Blue Cross Blue Shield plans under a key pillar of the federal health law designed to compensate insurers that take on sicker and more expensive patients.
HealthCare.gov Will Add “Simple Choice’ Plans in Effort to Improve Value
When the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace opens in two weeks, many consumers will have a new option for the law’s fourth open-enrollment period: standardized health plans that cover basic services without a deductible.
A growing number of people in Obamacare are finding out their health insurance plans will disappear from the program next year, forcing them to find new coverage even as options shrink and prices rise.