The dueling realities that have shaped years of Washington battles over the Affordable Care Act were much in evidence Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to determine the future of the controversial law.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf started working to deliver on a campaign promise soon after taking office: unwinding his GOP predecessor's alternative Medicaid expansion. Some providers and patient advocates are concerned about collateral damage as 200,000 enrollees switch plans.
Health plans obtained through union collective bargaining agreements often include much more generous benefits than other employer-sponsored plans. But such benefits are likely to be pared down as the Affordable Care Act's excise tax nears, a new study in Health Affairs contends.
The conservative think tanks behind King v. Burwell aren't the only ones giving a close reading to the Affordable Care Act's text.
A victory for the petitioners in King v. Burwell will not return the healthcare insurance marketplace to the pre-Affordable Care Act status quo.
After months of nervous speculation, it's finally the U.S. Supreme Court's turn this week to consider the legal case that could solidify or savage President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law.
Regarding the Feb. 23 cover story “Hospitals face closures as 'a new day in healthcare' dawns,” it's a great article. Unfortunately, these closures will eventually place the basic ability to care for our citizens at risk, especially in rapid response to superbugs, Ebola/SARS, natural...
Actuaries are pressing HHS to allow health insurers to revise their rates for 2016 coverage if the U.S. Supreme Court invalidates the Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies in federal exchanges.
Hospitals in states that have expanded Medicaid are seeing a sharp drop in charity care and an increase in admissions. But hospitals in general are seeing higher-acuity patients and losing out to lower-cost providers for less-complex care.
A leading House Republican claimed Thursday that he's been told of a 100-page document showing the Obama administration is preparing contingency plans in case the Supreme Court invalidates subsidies that help millions of Americans afford healthcare coverage.
Obamacare inspired the usual red-meat rhetoric at the Conservative Political Action Committee gathering Thursday. But the attendees also acknowledged that's no longer enough.
A software malfunction caused more than 800,000 HealthCare.gov enrollees to receive incorrect information on tax forms intended to help them determine if the subsidies they collected were too large or too small, an Obama administration official said Thursday.