A confluence of three Obamacare attributes has strengthened 4-year-old BeneStream's ability to score financing from investors and land new clients.
Critical-access hospitals' ongoing financial woes are being compounded by Medicare cuts imposed by sequestration and the failure of most rural states to expand Medicaid, and there's little prospect of legislative or regulatory relief in sight.
The newest movement in healthcare is the quest for “value,” paying for the best outcomes at the best price. Nearly everyone agrees this is a good idea. But our $3 trillion delivery system is not built on ideas, it's built on dollars, most of which still come from fee-for-service. So...
Health insurers that sold plans and lost money on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges in 2014 will receive only a portion of the $2.5 billion promised to them as safety-valve payments, a CMS official said last week.
Health insurers that sold plans and lost money on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges in 2014 will receive only a portion of their promised safety-valve payments, according to government data released Thursday.
Economists say that the "Cadillac" tax is necessary to control healthcare costs and lawmakers seem to have few ideas on how to fill the $87 billion hole left by a repeal of the excise tax.
Congress has approved bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing premium increases that some smaller businesses were expecting next year under the Affordable Care Act.
Most Americans say doctors should talk with their patients about their healthcare options at the end-stage of life and that Medicare and private insurance should pay for the conversations. Despite such views, a poll released Wednesday finds relatively few report ever having such discussions.
Representatives of six states running their own health insurance exchanges told a House investigations subcommittee they have overcome startup problems and were now providing coverage and becoming financially stable. Chairman Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) dismissed the claims as "rainbows and unicorns."
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that she opposes the Affordable Care Act's controversial “Cadillac tax” on high cost, employer-sponsored health insurance plans. She said its repeal would build upon the progress of the health reform law.
House Republicans advanced legislation Tuesday to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that could actually reach President Barack Obama's desk.
The House is likely to carry on with its lawsuit against the Obama administration over the Affordable Care Act without John Boehner, who will step down as House speaker next month. But his resignation probably means that hopes for legislative tweaks to the law are dead for now.