StrategyAzar Says Federal Law Had Preexisting Conditions Covered Before ACA. Not so Much.
HHS secretary says preexisting conditions have the protections originally offered under HIPAA.
FinancePrivate Insurance Rates up to 2.5x Higher Than Medicare Rates
KFF stated that increased provider consolidation as a result of the pandemic could lead to hospitals gaining additional leverage to...
Strategy2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway to Limit Consumers' Benefit from Drug Coupons
Advocates for consumers with chronic conditions say the rule will make it harder for patients who rely on very expensive...
Strategy487K Gained Coverage Through Special Enrollment Period for Loss of Minimum Essential Coverage
CMS stated that 487,000 people gained coverage through health insurance exchanges using the HealthCare.gov platform during the loss of MEC...
Clinical CareHigh-Deductible Health Plans Disproportionately Hurting Black Cancer Survivors
A new study finds that Black cancer survivors on high-deductible health plans face more cost-related barriers to care than white...
FinanceUnsubsidized Families Face More than $25K in Annual Premiums and Deductibles Buying ACA Plans
The average monthly premium for an individual was $456, according to the survey, up 68% since 2014.
StrategyMedicaid Expansion Could Have Covered an Additional 4M People in 2020
Uninsured numbers in ?holdout states? would have dropped by 28% under ?typical circumstances,? an Urban Institute analysis found.
StrategyNearly Half of ACA Enrollment in 2018 Came Through BCBS Plans
An Urban Institute analysis found marketplace enrollees chose name-brand insurance over Medicaid, but Medicaid enrollment is still growing.
FinanceWho's Most Guilty of Surprise Billing? Pathologists.
New Health Care Cost Institute research shows that although more than half of providers in each specialty never billed out...
StrategyCentene, Health Net, Lawyers Slapped with $1.1B RICO Suit
Now-defunct Sovereign Health says the defendants schemed to deny payments so they could recoup $390 million Centene lost when it...
FinanceMolina Reaffirms 2020 Guidance, Announces $820M Deal With Magellan
The Long Beach, California?based insurer reported total revenue above $4.5 billion for Q1.