Gov. Jerry Brown's latest fiscal budget proposes ending a program that coordinates care for people enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare next year. The program failed to show it saved money but because Gov. Brown believes it improved care, he's asking to continue with many aspects of it.
Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill Congress passed last year scuttling President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, lawmakers' nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday.
Fourth-quarter profit soared at UnitedHealth Group, despite looming uncertainty surrounding the future of the Affordable Care Act and the individual insurance market.
Republicans risk crashing the individual insurance markets if they repeal the Affordable Care Act without immediately replacing it. That's the prevailing fear among policy experts, but it's not what some prominent insurance industry leaders are saying.
Cigna will not cover Mylan's EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector in 2017. Instead, the insurer will cover Mylan's $300 generic version of the EpiPen, which is half the list price of the brand-name drug.
While an up-till-26 coverage provision was rejected during the marathon voting session in the Senate this week, insiders say they wouldn't be surprised if it showed up in the eagerly anticipated replacement plan.
In just a few days, President-elect Donald Trump will take office and the Republican Congress plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – the one main policy issue related to health care that his campaign focused on. What other areas of health care are likely to be impacted?...
A Tennessee company is selling full-year policies that dispense with a cornerstone of the ACA – its ban on insurers considering customers' pre-existing medical conditions in deciding whether and how to cover them.
The rate of enrollment in the state and federal marketplaces continues to outpace the previous year despite ongoing uncertainty over the future of the health reform law. As of Dec. 24, 11.5 million people were signed up for coverage.
The bigger the health insurer, the lower the prices it can negotiate from physician groups, a Harvard Medical School study published Monday concluded.
Cigna jumped into unfamiliar and risky terrain in Illinois last year: It joined the Obamacare exchange after many insurers had tried, failed and fled.
The near-certain possibility that the Affordable Care Act will be bulldozed and replaced by the incoming administration raises the stakes in the Justice Department's antitrust cases against the Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna mergers.