Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) hope a gathering of mental health professionals this week will remind their fellow legislators that time is running out to reform the country's mental health system.
Health insurer Highmark is suing the federal government to recover money owed under the risk-corridor program for plans sold on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges. Republicans in Congress, calling the program a bailout for insurers, stymied HHS' ability to cover the obligations.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to punt cases back to lower courts over how religious not-for-profits must respond to the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers offer employees birth control coverage.
UnitedHealth Group and Humana are bailing on multiple exchanges that sell individual health insurance, and more than half of the not-for-profit co-ops have closed up shop. But other companies are willingly, and quietly, taking their place.
In what would be the grandest about-face among rightward leaning states, Oklahoma is now moving toward a plan to expand its Medicaid program to bring in billions of federal dollars from President Barack Obama's new healthcare system.
The tax penalty and other measures designed to get younger, healthier people to sign up for individual plans on the ACA's insurance exchanges have not accomplished their mission of preventing adverse selection.
Alan Miller, chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, recently spoke with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer about the reasons for the company's improving financial performance at a time when some other for-profit hospital chains are struggling.
Companies offering coverage on the health insurance exchange in Maryland are proposing to increase rates.
Alan Miller, chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, discusses the reasons for his company's improving financial performance at a time when some other for-profit hospital chains are struggling. He spoke with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer.
A federal judge's decision that the Obama administration unconstitutionally spent money to pay for part of the Affordable Care Act may not disrupt health plans or beneficiaries right away. But the fresh uncertainty immediately delivered a blow to the share prices of hospitals and health insurers.
The GOP is ramping up discussions on tax-related proposals to improve healthcare as an alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
The CMS has issued guidance on processing claims from accountable care organizations that use a waiver to send Medicare patients to skilled-nursing facilities faster as a way to avoid costly hospital visits and provide tailored care.