Eric Schultz, CEO of Wellesley, Mass.-based Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, discusses his organization's experience with the Obamacare insurance exchanges, narrow provider networks, re-entering the Medicare Advantage program, and his views on the expansion of Partners HealthCare in Massachusetts.
Three influential Republican senators are seeking answers from HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell about whether the agency will try to get money back from states that used federal grants to build insurance exchanges that flopped.
The state and federal websites for health insurance enrollment faced minor hiccups this weekend as the healthcare reform law's online marketplaces kicked off open enrollment for the second year of coverage.
In communities across the country, insurers, hospitals, and community groups held enrollment events Saturday to encourage sign-ups during Obamacare's second enrollment, which runs through Feb. 15.
The race to enroll uninsured Americans in health plans has started again—but with only half as much time as the first open enrollment and a harder-to-convince pool of potential customers.
When enrollment on the federal healthcare exchange reopens Saturday, the Maine groups that will encourage the uninsured to sign up say they have a powerful resource: the voices of the tens of thousands of residents who have already enrolled.
HealthCare.gov opened for business Sunday night, for window-shopping at least, and experts think the website is mostly improved.
The Obama administration is significantly reducing expectations for the open-enrollment period that begins Saturday. HHS expects 9 million to 9.9 million people to get coverage through the state and federal exchanges for 2015.
With a bright look to its rebuilt website, version 2.0 of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul represents another chance to win over a skeptical public. But more than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov's second open enrollment season begins Nov. 15.
It's anyone's guess whether the U.S. Supreme Court will invalidate or uphold federal premium subsidies in 36 states when it hears King v. Burwell next year.
Many Illinois consumers who bought health insurance on the year-old government-run marketplace will see modest increases in prices for 2015, and they'll have significantly more choices when they start shopping next week, Gov. Pat Quinn's administration announced Friday.
Outlawing insurance premium subsidies in states without their own healthcare exchanges would lead to “disastrous consequences,” the Obama administration argued in a brief filed Monday in Halbig v. Burwell, a case that could have major ramifications for the nation's new healthcare...