Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee announced Monday that it is withdrawing from the Affordable Care Act exchanges next year in the state's three largest markets: Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville.
ConnectiCare said it discussed its planned departure with state regulators and its beneficiaries and ultimately decided to stay in the ACA market. The company had earlier said it would leave in the wake of a state court's Sept. 9 rejection of the insurer's attempt to force through a proposed 27%...
After vowing to leave Connecticut's health insurance exchange, ConnectiCare said Tuesday it will offer plans in the market in 2017 despite losing out on its proposed rate hike.
Following the exodus of UnitedHealthcare and Aetna from insurance exchanges established by the ACA, President Barack Obama met Monday with the heads of some of the remaining payers to discuss the future of the federal insurance marketplace.
House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to replace the ACA and fundamentally change federal Medicaid funding. Providers and patients in his home district are leery of the proposals, which would drive the healthcare agenda under a Trump administration.
The hearing, titled “The Affordable Care Act on Shaky Ground: Outlook and Oversight,” is being held jointly by the House Energy and Commerce subcommittees on health and oversight and investigations.
Everyone agrees the Affordable Care Act exchanges need more people to sign up for coverage to make those marketplaces more stable. But many Americans haven't enrolled because they find the health insurance confusing.
Bernard Tyson, the head of the $61 billion integrated delivery system whose 38 hospitals and 19,000 physicians serve nearly 11 million plan members in eight states and the District Columbia, recently sat down with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner to discuss what's going on in the Affordable...
More than a third of the Affordable Care Act's exchanges will have only one participating health insurer in 2017, significantly up from 4% reported this year, according to a recent analysis.
The Treasury Department's and HHS' rules governing Section 1332 waiver approvals may dissuade states from applying for the program, according to a government watchdog report.
With Donald Trump's presidential campaign faltering, Republican health policy experts are gaming out Plan B for working with a Hillary Clinton administration to achieve conservative healthcare goals.
Aetna announced Tuesday an about-face on plans to expand its presence on public healthcare exchanges. It is also re-evaluating its participation on 15 state exchanges. The announcement comes on the heels of the Justice Department's challenge to Aetna's $37 billion merger with Humana.