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Tougher transparency rules proposed for health exchange plans

By Paul Demko  |  November 24, 2014

Consumer advocates are cheering the Obama administration's plans to strengthen transparency rules for provider networks and drug formularies so that insurance exchange customers will be able to make informed choices.

Ryan, Price elected to lead key House finance committees

By Paul Demko  |  November 22, 2014

Two Republican legislators who have pushed for major changes to Medicare and Medicaid and want to scrap Obamacare will lead the top two House finance committees in the next session of Congress.

Data Points for Nov. 24, 2014

Data Points for Nov. 24, 2014

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 22, 2014

Data Points for the week of Nov. 24, 2014, covered the following topics: Insurance exchanges, open enrollment, healthcare reform.

Open enrollment going well, so far

By Bob Herman and Darius Tahir  |  November 22, 2014

Most insurers, hospitals and other enrollment organizations agree that the federal and state exchanges are performing much better this time around. But the process of signing up and re-enrolling millions of Americans still isn't perfect, with some problems reported around the country.

Harvard Pilgrim CEO talks about narrrow networks and reform

Harvard Pilgrim CEO talks about narrrow networks and reform

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 22, 2014

Eric Schultz, CEO of Wellesley, Mass.-based Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, discusses his organization's experience with the Obamacare insurance exchanges, narrow provider networks, re-entering the Medicare Advantage program, and his views on the expansion of Partners HealthCare in Massachusetts.

Open enrollment's first week: So far, (mostly) so good

By Bob Herman and Darius Tahir  |  November 21, 2014

Most insurers, hospitals and other enrollment organizations agree that the federal and state exchanges are performing much better this time around. But the process of signing up and re-enrolling millions of Americans still isn't perfect, with some problems reported around the country.

Look for higher deductibles on most popular Obamacare plans

By Bob Herman  |  November 20, 2014

Individuals and families looking for a federal health plan with low premiums may likely face annual deductibles averaging thousands of dollars, according to a new analysis of health plans sold on HealthCare.gov for 2015.

Aspirin, shampoo, Humana bill: CVS accepting insurance payments

By Bob Herman  |  November 18, 2014

National health insurer Humana said Tuesday that policyholders who have bought its health plans on a federal or state insurance exchange or through its website can now pay their monthly premiums at any CVS Health store.

Scenes from open enrollment's first day

Scenes from open enrollment's first day

By Jaimy Lee , Adam Rubenfire and Paul Demko  |  November 15, 2014

In communities across the country, insurers, hospitals, and community groups held enrollment events Saturday to encourage sign-ups during Obamacare's second enrollment, which runs through Feb. 15.

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