Word & Brown alum to run PPACA exchange system

September 2, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has hired a public exchange manager with many years of experience in the commercial health insurance industry to oversee the public exchange system. Read More

ER Visits Jump Under ACA

September 2, 2014

Hospitals across Orange County, and nationwide, are reporting sharp to moderate increases in ER visits. And many of them attribute it to the millions of people who are newly insured on account of the health reform law. Read More

States To Help Pay Obamacare Tax On Insurers

September 2, 2014

States and the federal government will spend at least $700 million this year to pay the tax for their Medicaid health plans. The three dozen states that use Medicaid managed care plans will give those insurers more money to cover the new expense. Read More