FinanceMore than 60% of Medicare Enrollees Concerned With Surprise Medical Bills
Additionally, almost 40% of enrollees said having an in-network provider was their top concern when receiving medical care.
FinanceSen. Cassidy Pans 'Insurer-Friendly' Surprise Billing Legislation
HELP Committee bill would put rural hospitals out of business, senator says.
FinancePatients Stuck With Bills After Insurers Don't Pay As Promised
When insurers revoke their decision to pay after the service is completed, patients are legally on the hook for the...
StrategyCMS Proposes 0.93% Pay Rate Hike for MA Plans in 2021
The rate hike is part of a broader package of proposed "refinements" for Medicare Advantage and the Part D Quality...
FinancePatients Caught In Crossfire Between Giant Hospital Chain, Large Insurer
Disagreements between insurers and health systems that leave patients stranded are a perennial problem in U.S. healthcare.
Clinical CareBeyond Burnout: Docs Decry 'Moral Injury' From Financial Pressures Of Healthcare
Clinicians wrestle with what they consider barriers to quality care: insurance preauthorization, trouble making patient referrals, endless clicking on EHRs.
InnovationCalifornia Reopens The Single-Payer Debate
Gov. Gavin Newsom's Healthy California for All Commission will gather near the Capitol for its inaugural meeting.
StrategySCOTUS Denies Fast-track Hearing of Texas v. U.S.
The ruling means the case would not reach the Supreme Court until this fall, at the earliest.
FinanceAs ACA Marketplaces Stabilize, Premiums Drop
An Urban Institute study found that 31 states saw a decline in premium costs for their lowest-price silver plan.
FinanceLoopholes Limit New California Law To Guard Against Lofty Air Ambulance Bills
The new law won't protect consumers whose health plan isn't regulated by the state.
FinanceMSSP ACO Participation Remains Flat in 2020
Stakeholders say 'Pathways to Success' mandates have dampened ACO enthusiasm for the program.
FinanceHigh-Deductible Plans Jeopardize Financial Health Of Patients And Rural Hospitals
In rural areas, where high-deductible plans are even more prevalent and incomes tend to be lower, patients often struggle to...