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.

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Why High Earners Are Likely to See Higher Medicare Premiums in 2017

Low inflation, generally good for purchasing power, is likely to leave some high earners facing higher Medicare premiums next year.

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Medicare Unveils Far-Reaching Overhaul of Doctors’ Pay

Changing the way it does business, Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians.

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These Health Insurance Mergers Aren’t Alike

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.

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Mailings, Social Media Ads Woo Uninsured for Health Sign-up

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.

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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.

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Hospitals Say They’re Being Slammed By Drug Price Hikes

Hospitals are getting slammed by drug price hikes that often have nothing to do with improving patient health, a new report has found.

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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.

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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.

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More Than 1 Million to Lose Obamacare Plans as Insurers Quit

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.

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