PayerContraception Is Free to Women, Except When It's Not
Despite the ACA's guarantees of free contraception coverage, even for women whose health plans are subject to the law's requirements,...
StrategySen. Wyden: $3.5T Budget May Have to Trim but It Can Set a Path to 'Ambitious Goals'
Healthcare will account for a large proportion of the cost.
Revenue CycleThe People Who Suffered Most During Pandemic Are Most Plagued by Medical Bills
People struggle with bills even as insurance coverage increases, showing "that health insurance in America is not protective enough," says...
PayerSenate Democrats' Plan Boosts Spending on Medicare, ACA Subsidies, Long-Term Care
A large portion of that spending would be dedicated to healthcare, targeting major sections of the system ? some with...
PayerSpecial Enrollment Period Spurs 2 Million People to Sign up for Health Coverage In Less Than 5 Months
CMS also reports that 2.5 million people have reduced their monthly premiums after advance payments of premium tax credits during...
StrategyAs Congress Wrestles With Plans to Expand Medicare, Becerra Says Any One Will Do
Becerra also said he will support efforts to bring down drug prices, including allowing importation from such countries as Canada...
StrategyCMS Announces New Director of Center for Medicare
Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD will serve as Deputy Administrator and Director of Center for Medicare and will lead the Center's...
Human ResourcesLatest Supreme Court ACA Ruling Preserves Status Quo for Employers
The decision dismisses a challenge from Texas and other Republican-dominated states.
StrategyWhere Does Healthcare Go After California v. Texas?
Following Thursday's ruling, industry observers are analyzing the effects of the ACA remaining intact and what it means for healthcare...
StrategyHealthcare Stakeholders React to SCOTUS Upholding ACA for Third Time
America's Essential Hospitals called the ruling in California v. Texas a "decisive victory for patients [and] hospitals."
StrategySCOTUS Upholds ACA in California v. Texas Case
In a 7-2 decision, the Court ruled that the plaintiffs do not have standing to sue over the landmark healthcare...
FinanceAmerican Rescue Plan Impact: More than 1M Consumers Pay Less than $10 Per Month
The findings underscore the financial impact of the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden signed into law in March.