Illinois insurance regulators are reminding customers of Land of Lincoln Health that they must enroll in a newhealth insurance policy with a different company by the end of the month or they'll have a gap in coverage.
Expectations that the ACA-driven reduction in charitable care would force the nation's largest not-for-profit healthcare systems to step up their investment in community-based prevention programs have yet to be fulfilled.
None of the topics for the much anticipated first official debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump address health policy specifically, but it's certainly possible issues such as the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges and prescription drug prices will be...
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, representing a state where the uninsured rate has plummeted from 14.3% to 6% since adopting the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, is proposing sweeping Medicaid changes that would make it harder for Kentuckians to keep their coverage. He threatens to cancel...
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.
Both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have reportedly tapped policy experts with some healthcare experience for their transition teams.
Five Republican House members on the Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter Tuesday to HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell demanding answers to how the federal government is handling a much-maligned insurance provision within the Affordable Care Act.
Health insurers that sell plans on the federal HealthCare.gov marketplace may not face “enforcement remedies” in 2017 if they fail to follow all of the rules around consumer complaints, the CMS said in a recent memo.
A report released today focuses on policy changes that could help carry the movement toward value-based payments forward regardless of who leads the executive and legislative branches.
From 2010 to 2015, readmission rates among Medicare beneficiaries fell in Washington, D.C., and every state but one, the CMS reported. But don't be surprised if the pace of improvement slows.
The CMS this week will wrap up its request for information on cases where healthcare providers steer eligible patients away from Medicaid and Medicare and into private plans, often on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, in order to receive higher payment rates.
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...