Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ACA's premium subsidies, most likely saving the law from major changes in the immediate future. But GOP critics still argue that the law is a failure. Here we examine how insurance coverage rates and readmission rates have changed since it took effect.
As low state reimbursement rates drive mental health providers away from Medicaid, managed-care plans taking over some state programs are looking for creative ways to deliver a service that many see as key to holding down overall costs.
Drug spending among new health exchange plan enrollees dropped during the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period in 2014, according to a new report that seems to reject concerns that healthcare reform would drive up costs because of mandatory coverage of older, sicker Americans.
With the future of the Affordable Care Act secured, President Barack Obama returned to Nashville to praise the progress the country has made under the law. But he said more work is needed to make sure that the number of people without insurance continues to fall.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in every state will have mixed effects for same-sex couples when it comes to Medicaid. The ruling will affect coverage rules for both medical and long-term-care benefits.
The CMS needs to be more transparent in its evaluation and approval of Medicaid demonstrations, the GAO says. It asked Congress to step in because billions are being overspent and says CMS' lack of oversight endangers the Medicaid program. The CMS didn't show up to the hearing.
The Obama administration and the state have reached an agreement in principle to continue funding Florida's hospital low-income pool for two more years but at a much lower cost, officials said Tuesday.
The number of Americans who had no health insurance last year was at one of the lowest levels ever recorded. But the survey showed wide disparities in health coverage by state.
New research suggests the financial strain on hospitals and households will be immediate and significant if a U.S. Supreme Court decision ends subsidies for health insurance in 36 states. As many as 6.4 million Americans who bought insurance may drop it and become a financial burden to providers.
New CMS guidelines intended to ensure Medicaid managed care plans are adequately reimbursed will frustrate state agencies and create paperwork the CMS might not have the staff to handle, according to the National Association of Medicaid Directors.
No matter how Republicans slice it, repealing the Affordable Care Act will add to the federal deficit, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.
A troubled Massachusetts managed-care program for low-income people who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare will continue despite one of its leading plans dropping out.