A bill to cap patients' out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs that passed the California State Assembly will be considered by the state Senate this month, as policymakers across the country wrestle with the growing problem of unaffordable drugs.
With the Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies protected for now, the Obama administration and the hospital industry are stepping up their efforts to persuade the 21 holdout states to expand Medicaid to low-income adults.
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.
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 may have saved the Affordable Care Act in its King v. Burwell decision last week, but it made another decision Monday that some say might undermine the healthcare law in a different, unrelated case.
Genentech, the maker of Avastin and other expensive cancer drugs, paid physicians and teaching hospitals more than any other drug or device company in 2014, according to a new round of data posted to the CMS' Open Payments website.
The healthcare industry heaved a collective sigh of relief last week after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld insurance subsidies in states using federally run exchanges. The 6-3 decision effectively puts an end to legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 decision upholding premium subsidies for Americans in all states doesn't necessarily drive a stake through the heart of all anti-Obamacare litigation, but legal experts agreed it does send a discouraging message to the law's legal foes.
The battle ahead for Republicans who hope to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is one that will be fought on the campaign trail, even as markets move ahead with more confidence after last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision.
The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision granting all same-sex couples the right to marry will change the health insurance landscape.
Hospital leaders say they're moving ahead with delivery-system reforms that keep their populations healthy now that the U.S. Supreme Court has removed uncertainty about the continuation of premium subsidies. They hope the subsidies ruling will clear the way for more states to expand Medicaid to...