Month: October 2017
The calls from Bay Area consumers worried about their 2018 Obamacare health care plans keep filling up Kelley Filice Jensen’s voicemail.
CVS-Aetna? Expect More Strange Bedfellows As Competition from Amazon Grows
If CVS Health’s reported $66-billion bid to acquire health insurer Aetna is approved, it could give the retail pharmacy chain an infusion of customers through Aetna’s members and more leverage when it negotiates drug prices.
Kevin de Leon Vows to Back Medicare for All, Signaling Key Issue in 2018 Senate Campaign
State Senate leader Kevin de León's opening salvo in the U.S. Senate race against Sen. Dianne Feinstein takes on one of the main frustrations progressives have voiced with her, a refusal to support single-payer health care.
President Trump’s decision to cancel key ObamaCare payments could be backfiring. Trump has claimed the health-care law is “imploding,” and earlier this month he took an action seemingly aimed at that goal: cutting off subsidy payments to insurers known as cost-sharing reductions.
Latinos, who just a year ago were highly sought customers for the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace plans may not get the same hard sell this year.
Uncertainty about the future of an insurance program for children is sparking panic at the state level as officials scramble to keep their coverage going.
President Trump on Thursday directed the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency, taking long-anticipated action to address a rapidly escalating epidemic of drug use.
As President Trump this morning is expected to declare the opioids epidemic a public-health emergency, the Golden State can truly relate.
The CMS proposed a rule late Friday aimed at giving states more flexibility in stabilizing the Affordable Care Act exchanges and in interpreting the law's essential health benefits as a way to lower the cost of individual and small group health plans.
A bipartisan deal to shore up ObamaCare's insurance markets would reduce the deficit by nearly $4 billion by 2027, according to a score released Wednesday by Congress's nonpartisan scorekeeper.