Despite news of reduced competition and higher premium rates, the federal government argues most consumers will be able to find marketplace coverage for $75 a month or less.
The CMS is stepping up enforcement action against Medicaid consumers who received tax credits to purchase insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace—a move that could mean lost coverage for some.
HHS has finalized a rule that bans discrimination against transgender people throughout the healthcare system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the Affordable Care Act. The final rule comes amid the U.S. Justice Department's heated fight against a North Carolina law.
The CMS has delayed plans to roll out a star-rating system intended to help consumers make informed health coverage decisions when shopping on HealthCare.gov.
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.
Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of California, Kentucky and Vermont that could enable hackers to get their hands on sensitive personal information about hundreds of thousands of people. And some of those flaws have yet to be fixed.
The web portal used by millions of consumers to get health insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law logged 316 security incidents in just under 18 months, said a report Wednesday by nonpartisan congressional investigators.
Many people who went without health insurance last year are now seeing fines more than double under the Affordable Care Act, tax preparation company H&R Block said Tuesday. Among its customers who owe a penalty for the 2015 tax year, the average fine is $383, compared with $172 for 2014.
With billions of taxpayer dollars at stake, the Obama administration has taken a "passive" approach to identifying potential fraud related to the president's healthcare reform law, nonpartisan congressional investigators said in a report due out Wednesday.
A fresh look at the darkest days of the Affordable Care Act by HHS' Office of Inspector General affirms the criticisms lobbed at the Obama administration in the months after the disastrous 2013 launch of HealthCare.gov. But the OIG also praised the administration for its nimble recovery.
Oscar Insurance Corp., the New York-based startup health insurer, enrolled only 2,000 people on California's exchange, a minuscule 0.1% of state residents who bought its 2016 exchange plan.
States that rely on HealthCare.gov are still struggling to enroll people deemed eligible for Medicaid, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey of Medicaid agencies.