The Montana state Legislature has passed a bill expanding Medicaid eligibility to about 70,000 low-income residents.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott plans to sue the Obama administration, accusing the CMS of unconstitutionally trying to force the state to expand Medicaid by ending funding that subsidizes hospital care for its low-income patients.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito signed an order Wednesday temporarily granting relief to a handful of Pennsylvania religious organizations from a lower court's decision that they must notify insurers of their intention not to provide birth control to employees, or face fines under the ACA.
UnitedHealth Group is rolling as one of the biggest winners in the Affordable Care Act era. The health insurer and services company posted significant first-quarter gains across all of its business lines.
HHS patted itself on the back Wednesday, saying Medicare spending was $316 billion lower than expected between 2009 and 2013 thanks to its policies. But various economic trends indicate the slowdown may not last.
Dr. Patrick Conway, CMO and acting principal deputy administrator at the CMS, says the Obama administration's push to transform the healthcare system is yielding real results, even as some providers have struggled as the agency tinkers with the frameworks and benchmarks of its new models.
U.S. health expenditures rose 6.6% in February compared with the same month last year, with a sharp increase in hospital spending among the primary catalysts.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul may be the most high-profile physician with libertarian leanings to jump into the 2016 presidential race, but he's not the first.
The old proverb states, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Nowhere does that ring more true than in our nation's healthcare system following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and it is particularly true for community clinics and health centers.
Bipartisan efforts continue in three states to expand Medicaid as the clock runs down on their legislative sessions. Hospital groups and other supporters face tough fights against opposition spearheaded by a Koch brothers-backed advocacy group.
The dramatic downsizing of Enroll America, the not-for-profit group tasked by the White House to educate Americans about the Affordable Care Act, could depress enrollment in states where local lawmakers oppose the law.
As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds—hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.