A judge ruled Wednesday that a hospital assessment that pays for the expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program did not require a supermajority vote of the Legislature to be enacted and is therefore constitutional.
Nevada Health Co-op is shutting down by Jan. 1, the not-for-profit health plan announced Wednesday. It is now the third co-op to fold, and data suggest it's possible other co-ops may follow suit.
The price of health plans sold on and off Florida's insurance exchange will go up an average of 9.5% next year, Florida's Office of Insurance Regulation said Wednesday. The final rates vary widely by insurer and type of plan.
Not-for-profit hospitals are on stable financial ground again after several years of navigating a rocky business environment. For the first time since 2008, credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service upgraded the outlook on not-for-profit hospitals to stable from negative.
Florida's governor has requested random audits of Medicaid managed-care contracts as the state's insurers press for higher rates.
The selection of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and President Barack Obama for the top two spots in the 14th annual Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare reflects the continuing centrality in healthcare of the ACA and the ongoing political battle over its future.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' influence on healthcare is hard to overstate, especially after this year's landmark King v. Burwell case. He placed No. 1 on Modern Healthcare's ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2015.
The latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll showed most Americans are more concerned about the rising price of drugs than repeal of the Affordable Care Act. But drug prices are not the only cost issue on peoples' minds.
Several GOP candidates have signaled they'll campaign on conservative approaches to healthcare reform, but it's not at all clear that they will have much resonance with voters, who have indicated that the healthcare issues they care most about now are the ones that affect their pocketbooks.
A federal government analysis that said Arizona's health insurance co-op had gotten just a fraction of its projected enrollment last year missed thousands of signups and incorrectly showed the state not-for-profit set up under the Affordable Care Act signed up only 4% of the people it expected in...
A political and philosophical brawl among providers, insurers and policymakers in the Tar Heel State is reaching a possible resolution as North Carolina's Legislature attempts to coalesce around a bill that would overhaul the state's Medicaid program.
Republican GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker's proposal for helping people with pre-existing health conditions acquire and maintain affordable health insurance would leave out many who live paycheck to paycheck while dealing with a chronic health problem, some experts say.