In separate letters Thursday, Democrats and Republicans from the Senate Finance Committee said the new model makes broad changes that could adversely affect quality of care.
One of the most comprehensive, independent studies of commercial healthcare prices shows that employers and insurers that provide private health coverage pay a lot more for services depending on the state where people live.
UnitedHealth Group's decision to pull out of most of the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges created a big headache for the Obama administration, but the reality of the situation is a lot more nuanced than it might appear.
The White House’s effort to quantify the nation’s progress on converting to alternative payment models is about to kick off with a gathering of heavy hitters in the healthcare industry.
Roughly 18 months after Anthem rocked the healthcare business community with a new provider-insurance alliance in California, the insurer has formulated another similar project. Anthem and Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care will co-own a new health insurance company.
Michael Garfield has been named senior VP and CEO at Mercy Health Cincinnati. He takes over for John Starcher, who last month was named incoming president and CEO for parent system Mercy Health, also in Cincinnati.
Another bombshell could soon drop on the ACA insurance exchange market, and it might come at a highly vulnerable moment for Obamacare. A federal judge is expected to soon issue her ruling in a case that challenges the Obama administration's funding of the ACA's cost-sharing subsidies.
The volume of measures that exist, promulgated by lack of alignment and poor coordination, has created an environment of measure madness, “consuming precious resources that could be directed toward meaningful efforts to continuously enhance quality and patient safety,” according to a...
A Crain's investigation shows how Health Republic, the insurance company that was supposed to be about people, not profits, misled its customers and ran itself into the ground.
The skeptics were out in force last week when the CMS launched a major expansion of its comprehensive primary-care initiative. They are way off base.
With less than a year to go in the Obama administration's public-private push for better care management among primary-care providers, the CMS has rolled out a souped-up care-delivery model.
Twenty states with federally run small business health options program (SHOP) exchanges are taking the White House up on its offer to a launch more options in an effort to attract more employers to use the marketplaces. Those opting out fear it will have a negative impact on their risk pools and...