President Barack Obama last week offered suggestions for improving his signature healthcare reform law while saying it has had many successes and is slowed mostly by political gamesmanship.
In a speech Thursday at Miami Dade College, the president acknowledged some difficulties but said the healthcare reform law "has done what it was designed to do."
“The effects of this delay in funding is probably going to be felt years down the road,” said Dr. Bruce Lee, an associate professor of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Expansion of Medicaid in the 19 states that have not already done so should be a healthcare priority of the next president and Congress, a panel of healthcare policy experts told a breakfast audience Thursday of the Nashville Health Care Council.
Last week, the New York Times posted an online poll asking its readers to choose which three of 15 possible questions they'd like to see the candidates address during the debates, which kick off Monday night. Only one touched on healthcare.
Driven by a desire to free up endangered lawmakers to campaign, congressional negotiators are working to quickly complete a spending bill to prevent an election-season government shutdown and finally provide money to battle the threat of the Zika virus.
Burwell reportedly cited recent surveys that show enrollees are extremely satisfied with their coverage and that record numbers of people have gained insurance. She also downplayed the significance of UnitedHealthcare and Aetna pulling out of the exchanges. The meeting came just days after...
ConnectiCare said it discussed its planned departure with state regulators and its beneficiaries and ultimately decided to stay in the ACA market. The company had earlier said it would leave in the wake of a state court's Sept. 9 rejection of the insurer's attempt to force through a proposed 27%...
Data Points for the week of Sept. 19, 2016, covered the following topics: The Zika virus, infections in the U.S. overall and of pregnant women.
With less than four months before a new administration moves into the Oval Office, experts and stakeholders are taking stock of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law.
Following the exodus of UnitedHealthcare and Aetna from insurance exchanges established by the ACA, President Barack Obama met Monday with the heads of some of the remaining payers to discuss the future of the federal insurance marketplace.
With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's healthcare law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.