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.
Clinical CareMedicaid Expansion Linked to Fewer Opioid Deaths
Medicaid expansion may have prevented up to 8,132 opioid overdose deaths in 2015 to 2017 in the 32 states that...
StrategyNearly 8.3M Selected Plans Through HealthCare.Gov
Just over 2 million new customers selected plans through HealthCare.gov, according to the final weekly enrollment snapshot released by CMS....
StrategyAGs File Petition with SCOTUS for Expedited ACA Review
Defenders of the ACA say the stakes are too high to allow the suit to ping-pong between the district and...
StrategyOne-On-One With Trump's Medicare And Medicaid Chief: Seema Verma
CMS administrator speaks on a range of issues in an interview with Kaiser Health News.
Clinical Care2019 Was a Rough Year for Rural Hospitals
Since 2005, 162 rural hospitals have shuttered, with 60% of the closures occurring in southern states that did not expand...
Clinical CareCMS Final Rule Mandates Separate Billing for Abortion Services in State Exchanges
Abortion rights advocates say the new rule continues the Trump administration's 'attack on patients and their ability to obtain health...
StrategyNo End in Sight: Courts Unlikely to Resolve ACA Case Before 2020 Election
The appellate decision virtually guarantees that uncertainty over the sprawling Obama-era legislation will linger until 2021 or later.
FinanceHealth Insurance Stocks Jump After Fifth Circuit ACA Ruling
Centene, Molina, and WellCare Health Plans were all trading up over 2.5% in the early trading session Thursday morning.
StrategyACA Ruling Dismays Hospitals, as Law's Defenders Look to Supreme Court
The decision to remand the case to a lower court prompted swift reaction from healthcare observers.
StrategyAppellate Court Rules ACA Individual Mandate Unconstitutional But Stops Short of Tossing Entire Law
The highly anticipated decision sends the dispute back to the lower court to further analyze which provisions of the law,...