After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama's law.
The number of uninsured veterans in the U.S. declined by nearly 40% from 2013 to 2015, but that number could drop even lower if more states opt to expand Medicaid, according to a new report.
With Republican leaders promising to quickly repeal the Affordable Care Act and only promising to enact a replacement, it's worth revisiting the question of whether healthcare is a right.
HHS has seen a major increase in the number of people who have selected plans on HealthCare.gov compared with this time last year. Nearly 6.4 million have selected plans that will begin Jan. 1.
A brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that 27% of American adults have a pre-existing condition and would have a hard time finding health coverage without the protections of the Affordable Care Act, which the GOP has vowed to repeal immediately.
Those of us who spend our time thinking about the fate of the nation's health and healthcare system have no shortage of things to be thankful for this holiday season.
Republican Donald Trump's presidency is primed to upend every corner of the health insurance industry that has spent the past six years acclimating to the rules of Obamacare. That shift will spill over to Americans with practically any type of coverage.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to quickly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Now he and the newly elected Republican Congress are like the dog that caught the car. What are they going to do with it?
Tyson has been an outspoken advocate for giving all Americans access to affordable, high-quality healthcare. Modern Healthcare interviewed him the day after Donald Trump's upset victory, signaling a likely end to the Affordable Care Act.
The fourth open-enrollment period for purchasing individual health insurance plans on the federal and state-based exchanges began Nov. 1. The government expects a 9% increase in enrollment for next year, which is comparable growth to last year’s open-enrollment period.
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Free-standing EDs can turn away uninsured patients in emergency situations because they are not required by federal law to accept all patients regardless of ability to pay. The rise of these facilities has raised concerns about healthcare costs, access and quality of care.