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Income-based 'churn' in coverage less than expected

By Virgil Dickson  |  April 25, 2015

Policy experts have worried that lower-income people would get bumped back and forth between Medicaid and exchange plans under the Affordable Care Act. But a Modern Healthcare survey of exchanges and insurers suggests such disruption has been modest so far.

More health systems launch insurance plans despite caveats

More health systems launch insurance plans despite caveats

By Bob Herman  |  April 04, 2015

Provider-owned health plans continue to spring up or get larger as more hospitals and physician groups are moving to take on financial risk for their patients under value-based and capitated payment contracts.

Data Points for April 6, 2015

Data Points for April 6, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 04, 2015

Data Points for the week of April 6, 2015, covered the following topics: New health companies, VA construction costs, death rate on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, insurance exchanges, Medicare ACOs, uninsured immigrants

On fifth anniversary of healthcare law, no end to debate

By Associated Press  |  March 22, 2015

When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the healthcare law improved their lives.

Hurt by ACA exchanges, broker eHealth cutting jobs

By Bob Herman  |  March 14, 2015

Private health insurance exchange eHealth is eliminating 160 jobs, about 15% of its workforce, because of difficulties it has faced signing up younger individuals and families through its online platform.

Healthcare leaders mull their options as they wait for King ruling

Healthcare leaders mull their options as they wait for King ruling

By Melanie Evans , Beth Kutscher and Bob Herman  |  March 07, 2015

Hospitals, health insurers, physician groups and community health centers, fearing financial damage and patient suffering if millions of Americans lose their coverage, are just beginning to sketch out contingency plans in the wake of the oral arguments last week in King v. Burwell.

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