Kentucky's Medicaid waiver includes controversial provisions like a work requirement, premium payments and cost-sharing and is slated to go into effect on July 1. The case's outcome could affect the fate of similar Medicaid waivers in several states.
Although a federal appeals court ruled that health insurers aren't entitled to $12.3 billion in unpaid risk-corridor payments, some disappointed insurers indicated they aren't giving up their quest to secure the funds.
The outcome of a lawsuit challenging Kentucky's plan to establish a work requirement and other conditions on its Medicaid population could affect the fate of similar waivers approved by the CMS in Arkansas, Indiana and New Hampshire.
The Department of Justice has asked a federal court to invalidate three key Obamacare coverage mandates, siding with a red state lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act and spurring new uncertainty for the 2019 individual market.
Although the Justice Department stopped short of asking a federal judge to overturn the ACA, the agency echoed the core arguments of the Republican state attorneys general: that the ACA can't stand without the individual mandate's tax penalty.
Apple will soon allow third-party apps to access the health data stored in its Health app. The company already lets patients of 500 hospitals and clinics pull their health information from electronic health records into the Apple Health app.
Maine has until June 11 to submit a state plan amendment to the CMS to implement Medicaid expansion. Republican Gov. Paul LePage had tried to block the voter-passed initiative.
A Maine state judge said Thursday that Gov. Paul LePage's administration has a "duty to enforce" a voter-passed law to expand Medicaid to low-income adults.
NYC Health & Hospitals and UnitedHealthcare are heading to arbitration over $11.5 million in denied inpatient medical claims. Most were for emergency care for patients covered by UnitedHealthcare's Medicaid and Medicare programs.
A federal appeals court approved a settlement between the House Republicans and the Trump administration, ending a lawsuit over cost-sharing reduction payments for the Obamacare exchanges.
New York and Minnesota officials have settled a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to slash federal funding for the states' health plan programs that cover certain low-income people.
HHS wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that questions whether Medicare Advantage patients should factor into a provider's disproportionate-share hospital payment.