Month: September 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plans to bring a bill to undo the Affordable Care Act to the Senate floor next week, a McConnell spokesman said Wednesday.
Drug pricing regulation hasn't gained much ground on a national level, but in Nevada, there's a fierce fight over pricing and transparency for diabetes medications. In the latest twist, the industry lost its bid to stall a new law that's designed to shine light on pricing practices.
The recent decision by Southwest Medical Associates to stop covering traditional Medicare patients in Southern Nevada makes 66-year-old Anne Zarate sick to her stomach.
The latest Senate Republican drive to dismantle the Affordable Care Act would sharply reduce federal spending on health insurance and cause 34 states to lose such funding, according to an analysis that details the checkerboard of winners and losers the plan would create.
The Senate health committee chairman on Tuesday released a statement ending a bipartisan effort to find an ObamaCare fix amid a new GOP push to repeal the law.
The Word & Brown General Agency has signed a new General Agent contract with Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, based in California. The new agreement enables Word & Brown’s vast network of health insurance brokers to write Kaiser Permanente group health coverage for small businesses (1 – 100 employees) across California effective January 1, 2018.
A last-ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare picked up steam on Monday as a key senator opened the door to supporting the bill, which is popularly known as Graham-Cassidy.
Senate Committee Closer to Bipartisan ACA Fix, Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson Makes a Promise
Members of a Senate committee are moving closer to creating bipartisan legislation to stabilize the individual insurance markets, but they’re mostly split along party lines over the finer points—including how long the stabilization measures should be in place.
In one Senate office building, some of the leading lights of the Democratic Party gathered Wednesday to embrace what was once a proposal only of the far left: a huge expansion of Medicare, large enough to open the popular, government-run health program to all Americans.
CBO: ObamaCare Uncertainty Will Lead to 15 Percent Hike in ACA Exchange Premiums
Premiums for ObamaCare's benchmark silver plans will increase by an average of 15 percent in 2018, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated in a new report released Thursday.