Executives with Arizona's nonprofit health insurance co-op said Tuesday that they have failed to come up with additional financial backing and the insurer plans to shut down all operations Dec. 31.
A Wall Street Journal interview with Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) focusing on his criticisms of the Affordable Care Act raises doubts about how closely Thune, the third-ranking Senate Republican, follows healthcare developments.
After a ruling that the bill could not be passed through the reconciliation process, senators are scrambling to find another way to get the legislation before the president, who would veto it.
George Masi, president and CEO of Houston's Harris Health System, and other leaders at his system and its health plan recently drew the ire of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for pushing for Medicaid expansion while the state was negotiating with the Obama administration for renewal of its big Medicaid...
The CMS has proposed mandating minimum network standards for health plans sold on the federal insurance marketplace in 2017 as part of an effort to handle the broad shift toward narrow provider networks.
UnitedHealth Group has lost $425 million from health plans sold on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces, which forced the company to lower its profit projections for the rest of the year. The company suggested it may exit the exchanges altogether by 2017.
The CMS released a memo late Thursday that reiterated the federal agency's desire to pay out risk-corridors payments despite the massive shortfall in the near term.
Health policy discussions in the second Democratic presidential debate Saturday night illuminated differences in how former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would continue the aims of the Affordable Care Act.
Fresh from the second Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton suggested Sunday that Bernie Sanders would raise middle-class taxes and "scrap" the Affordable Care Act, in an escalating critique of the Vermont senator.
The Nov. 9 editorial “A green light for attacking Obamacare” is an excellent piece, and I agree with its assessment of the situation.
Catherine Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health, Milwaukee, outlines the goals of her system's health plan joint venture with Ascension Health, Froedtert's Medicaid experience in a state that has not expanded eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, and risk-based contracting. She...
More than 540,000 people selected a health plan on the federal HealthCare.gov exchange during the first week of open enrollment. A third of them were new to the Affordable Care Act's marketplace.