Nevadans who purchase insurance on the health exchange and don’t qualify for subsidies from the federal government saw hefty increases in their premiums last year, and those rates are likely to increase again this year unless Congress takes action in the next few weeks. A deal to stabilize the Affordable Care Act seemed possible as ...
Health insurer Aetna will begin passing discounts it gets on prescription drugs directly to some consumers at the point of sale, the company announced Tuesday.
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon is refusing to advance this year a controversial single-payer health care bill that would dramatically reshape the state's health care financing and delivery system. Instead, he's orchestrating an alternative, narrower approach that seeks to achieve universal coverage and make Obamacare more affordable.
California signed up an estimated 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been eligible for coverage, according to a report by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's chief watchdog.
People living in areas where there is greater consolidation among hospitals, physician groups and insurance companies pay more for health care, according to a study released Monday.
Aetna chief executive Mark Bertolini heads one of the biggest health insurers in the country and is on the cusp of a $69 billion megadeal to merge his company with pharmacy giant CVS. He says the future of health care is going to depend, mostly, on the time people spend outside the grasp of the traditional medical system.
Hospital mergers—and the effect of those mergers on medical costs—have caught the eye of California elected officials.
As policymakers gear up to address rising drug costs, a new report highlights just how much prices have gone up in recent years.
Dale Fountain is an intensely private man. He won’t say where he works. One of his oldest friends can’t say for sure where he lives. His sister knows he was once married but she isn’t in the loop these days — they haven’t spoken in two years.