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.
Commentary: New public-private shared-risk partnership model could revive public insurance exchanges
When it comes to the public insurance exchanges, there is no shortage of issues. The approximately 12 million enrolled is far lower than originally projected. Medical costs are 22% higher. Major insurers are defecting. A new public-private partnership model is needed.
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.
Coffee chain Starbucks Corp. is moving thousands of employees to an online health insurance marketplace. Yet these types of private exchanges still have not taken off despite lofty industry predictions.
A superficial reading of the latest headlines about the health insurance industry suggests it is facing serious problems, but the steady drumbeat of bad news for insurers is showing up everywhere except in the finances of the major carriers.
Humana will scale back its presence in the Affordable Care Act's exchanges in 2017, selling individual plans in 11 states compared with 19 states this year.
Land of Lincoln Health, an Obamacare insurer launched three years ago to bring competition to the online exchange in Illinois, is liquidating amid big financial losses.
Projections of the 2016 federal deficit have been rounded down slightly, and the country's healthcare programs played a large part in that revision.
Land of Lincoln Health, an Obamacare insurer that launched three years ago to bring competition to the online exchange, is liquidating amid big financial losses.
A struggling Illinois health insurance co-op is suing the federal government, claiming it is being shortchanged $72.8 million in promised payments under the Affordable Care Act.