Health insurers that sold plans and lost money on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges in 2014 will receive only a portion of the $2.5 billion promised to them as safety-valve payments, a CMS official said last week.
A change in government procedures has led to a big jump in people losing coverage under the Obama healthcare law because of immigration and citizenship issues.
The U.S. Census Bureau will release its annual health insurance report this week, and it likely will mirror other studies and surveys that show that the number of uninsured Americans continues to drop.
House Republicans and the Obama administration are now sure to spend the coming months locked in yet another legal battle over the Affordable Care Act.
Hospital communication failure cited in review of care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, and other news
The Texas hospital that treated the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola stumbled because of communication failures, an independent review released last week found.
The latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll showed most Americans are more concerned about the rising price of drugs than repeal of the Affordable Care Act. But drug prices are not the only cost issue on peoples' minds.
Karin Zosel, executive director at Get Covered Illinois since March, has left the state public health insurance exchange. The news comes less than three months before the third year of enrollment begins and amid big changes at Get Covered Illinois.
Health insurance premiums on New York's state-run exchange will rise an average of 7.1% next year. But rates differ greatly by payer, plan type and region, highlighting the difficulties of relying on rough averages.
A CMS spokeswoman said the new contractor responsible for overseeing the HealthCare.gov website could be announced next week. The previous contractor, Optum, said in May it was stepping away from the job.
In what must have been a terrible disappointment for Obamacare bashers on the presidential campaign trail, the early returns from California suggest the rate increases next year in the individual and small-group health insurance market will be modest. The news comes with a caveat: Everything may...
Data Points for the week of July 27, 2015, covered the following topics: Patient safety, medical homes, health insurance exchanges, Medicaid, readmissions
The main contractor in Maryland's initially flawed healthcare exchange website has agreed to repay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance, officials announced Tuesday.