A bill to cap patients' out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs that passed the California State Assembly will be considered by the state Senate this month, as policymakers across the country wrestle with the growing problem of unaffordable drugs.
The CMS has revealed reimbursement amounts to compensate health plans as part of the ACA's reinsurance program and some plans may be sorely disappointed.
There's a boomlet underway in health information technology buying, triggered by provider organizations considering or launching their own Medicare Advantage or commercial health plans.
What medical conditions are most likely to bankrupt a self-funded employer? Not surprisingly, cancer and several other costly, complicated diseases.
The titans of the health insurance industry are locked in a dance of buying and selling. Hospitals, physicians, employers and consumers could experience financial repercussions if any big deals are concluded.
A House panel Wednesday will debate the Affordable Care Act's impact on insurance premiums. But experts caution that the public should take the rhetoric with a grain of salt.
Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue healthcare subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed Wednesday in the House and Senate.
Orthopedists are overusing arthroscopic knee procedures, performing them on patients for whom the benefits are questionable and the potential harms are serious, according to a new BMJ study.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn., learned how high-deductible health plans change patient behavior when FedEx Corp. moved its 400,000 U.S. employees and dependents into the plans in January 2014.
Michael Dowling, president and CEO of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, the largest integrated healthcare system in New York state, discusses his system's expansion efforts, its insurance operation, and his views on federal payment and quality reforms.
UnitedHealth Group saw an upsurge in its government business as it topped Modern Healthcare's list of the largest publicly traded health insurance companies in 2014. Nearly all of insurers on the list enjoyed an increase in total revenue in 2014 compared with the previous year.
Medical Informatics Engineering, a Fort Wayne, Ind.-based maker of Web-based health information-technology software, said Wednesday it was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack that exposed the protected health information of an unknown number of patients.