Health insurers that sold plans on the exchanges in 2015 and enrolled droves of high-cost members could haul away as much as $7.7 billion this year, as part of the healthcare law's reinsurance program.
It's become clear that even if you have health insurance in the U.S., you're still susceptible to receiving pricey medical bills—many of which can be a complete surprise. The federal government wants that to end.
Fourth-quarter earnings at health insurer Cigna Corp. dropped 9%, but there are bigger questions about how Cigna will rectify the problems in its Medicare Advantage and Part D plans.
Former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has launched "Save Kentucky Healthcare," a tax-exempt organization that will pay for an online campaign to "educate voters about what is happening to healthcare in Kentucky."
Twenty major U.S. corporations, including Coca-Cola Co. and hospital operator HCA, announced Friday that they would share data and expertise in an effort to curb their healthcare costs.