Insurers offering Obamacare plans are making it more difficult for HIV patients to afford drugs even though the law forbids any kind of discrimination of those with pre-existing conditions, according to a study.
Additional outreach about insurance marketplace premium subsidies and expanded eligibility standards for Medicaid is needed to reach the uninsured, a Kaiser Family Foundation study suggests.
Obamacare opponents say a former Democratic senator's comments prove Congress didn't intend to grant insurance premium subsidies to states without their own exchanges. A new brief filed in the Supreme Court uses that same senator's words to show the opposite conclusion.
As many as 6 million people could face fines of up to 1% of their household income for not having health insurance in 2014, said Mark Mazur, assistant secretary for tax policy at the U.S. Treasury Department.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, one of the largest not-for-profit health insurers in New England, said it will save millions of dollars in hepatitis C drug costs through its negotiated pricing discount from pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences.
The number of private-sector workers who get health insurance through their employer has been declining steadily since well before the Great Recession and nearly a decade before the healthcare reform law took effect, according to a new analysis published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
U.S. healthcare providers and insurers start from widely divergent places as some of the largest move to put most of their business into payment models that reward lower cost and higher quality care.
Several of the nation's largest health systems and insurers are joining together in a new task force with the goal of shifting 75% of their business to contracts with incentives for quality and lower-cost healthcare.
Health insurance giant Anthem, formerly known as WellPoint, closed its 2014 books with fourth-quarter earnings more than triple those in the same period the prior year.
Nearly two-thirds of adults want Congress to take action to allow all low- and middle-income Americans to access insurance subsidies if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down financial assistance in states that don't operate their own exchanges, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll.
Investors in health insurance companies will surely celebrate the upcoming five-year anniversary of Obamacare, a law that aggressively restricts how insurers do business but nevertheless brought them huge gains in the stock market.
The nation's healthcare reform law is clear in allowing Americans in all states to get insurance premium tax credits as Congress intended, the Obama administration argues in its main brief filed with the Supreme Court in the widely watched King v. Burwell case.