Sanders, who defeated Hillary Clinton by nearly 19 points in the state's Democratic caucus, has endorsed and campaigned for the measure. But a September poll suggested just 27% of voters were likely to support it.
The nearly 400,000 people who buy their own health insurance in Michigan will see premiums rise by an average of 16.7% next year, a sticker shock that insurers and the government say can be offset for those who qualify for tax credits.
Cigna Corp. will end a requirement that prevented providers from prescribing treatments for patients with opioid addiction without prior authorization.
The Health Care Council of Chicago, a not-for-profit, has 15 founding members so far. Chicago-area companies like Walgreens, Aon, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and the Healthcare Financial Management Association now have a forum where they all come together to advance their collective interests.
In a speech Thursday at Miami Dade College, the president acknowledged some difficulties but said the healthcare reform law "has done what it was designed to do."
The estimate would be an increase from 2016 but is still below the most recent projections from the Congressional Budget Office.
Third-quarter profit shot up at UnitedHealth Group, just as the health insurance and services conglomerate is set to drastically reduce its presence in the Affordable Care Act's individual marketplaces.
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Wildly different experiences with the ACA marketplaces have played out across 34 not-for-profit and mutual Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis of financial filings.
States where insurers underpriced individual plans in the early years of the federal healthcare exchanges are posting sharply higher premiums for next year, although subsidies will moderate the increases for many low- and moderate-income consumers.
A federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. Justice Department will get its hands on documents alleging Anthem and Cigna Corp. breached the terms of their merger agreement.
State and federal laws that feature dispute resolution processes involving health plans and providers are needed to protect patients from surprise out-of-network medical bills, a new report said.