A proposed rule would require employer-sponsored health plans to provide plan enrollees with cost estimates from different providers.
Anxious about the cost of a single-payer health system, more voters now support the idea of a government-run plan that would compete with private insurance.
Competition for employees is fierce, but if employers are trying to attract Gen Z to their workforce by focusing on perks like free avocado toast and ping-pong tables, they’re going about it all wrong. A recent study from Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) and the Center for Generational Kinetics shows that traditional benefits like retirement plans and insurance are most important for attracting and retaining Gen Z and Millennials.
Insurer and business groups are ramping up their efforts to delay a $16 billion tax mandated by the Affordable Care Act that is set to go back into effect next year.
Hospitals will soon have to share price information they have long kept obscured — including how big a discount they offer cash-paying patients and rates negotiated with insurers — under a rule finalized Friday by the Trump administration.
The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law seeking to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft.
White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Friday outlined how she would implement “Medicare for All” during her first term, including new legislation in her first 100 days that would give all Americans the option to enroll in the government health insurance plan.
In the ever-shifting world of company-provided health insurance, here’s a constant: It keeps getting more expensive. Workers may learn that their doctor will no longer be covered or they might have to pay a higher deductible before most coverage begins. Meanwhile, the employer paying most of the insurance bill faces the same big concern every year: The cost will probably rise higher than wages and inflation.
At the president's urging, HHS is working on a more aggressive approach to tying payment for physician-administered drugs in Medicare to foreign drug prices, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday.
Russell Desmond received a letter a few weeks ago from the American Kidney Fund that he said felt like “a smack on the face.”