Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That's sure to stoke another "Obamacare" controversy days before a presidential election.
President Barack Obama last week offered suggestions for improving his signature healthcare reform law while saying it has had many successes and is slowed mostly by political gamesmanship.
The Obama administration on Monday will fire its first missive in federal appeals court defending the appropriations used to fund portions of the Affordable Care Act.
With polls showing Hillary Clinton with a big lead in the Nov. 8 election, Democratic political insiders are looking ahead. They say she will quickly name people to top health policy positions who are diverse in gender, race, and ethnicity, have sharp administrative skills, and can work in a...
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to escape two insurer lawsuits accusing it of shorting them of hundreds of millions of dollars in the Affordable Care Act's much-maligned risk-corridor program by claiming they weren't guaranteed the massive payouts in the first place.
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.
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...