About 342,000 Californians have signed up for health insurance through Covered California since open enrollment began in November — up roughly 7 percent compared to this time last year, according to figures released by the agency Monday.
The CMS plans to release a finalized version of an Obama-era rulemaking that outlines new standards that critical-access hospitals must comply with to continue billing under Medicare.
Lawmakers are considering adding a measure aimed at fighting high drug prices to an upcoming spending deal, in what would be a rare defeat for the powerful pharmaceutical industry.
For years, hospital executives have expressed frustration when essential drugs like heart medicines have become scarce, or when prices have skyrocketed because investors manipulated the market.
Two years ago, Aaron LeBato of Katy, Texas, bought an 11-month, short-term health plan for himself, his wife and three children after getting dropped from an Affordable Care Act plan due to a payment system error.
The Senate Finance Committee advanced Alex Azar’s nomination to lead the Health and Human Services Department on Wednesday, nearly four months after President Trump’s first secretary resigned amid questions about his pricey business travel.
Hospitals that receive top marks from U.S. News and World Report don't always earn the same praise from patients, according to a new analysis.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Monday that she is “optimistic” that the ObamaCare fixes she is pushing for can still pass, despite the deadline for voting on them having “slipped.”
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. will realign its property/casualty operations following the announcement it would sell its life and disability insurance unit to Lincoln Financial Group for about $3.3 billion, Liberty Mutual said in a statement Friday.
With little hope of an immigration agreement this week, Republicans in Congress are looking to head off a government shutdown this weekend by pairing another stopgap spending measure with long-term funding for the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program, daring Democrats to vote no.