The U.S. District Court judge wrote in an opinion that because Blue Shield recently changed its policies to broaden coverage for Harvoni, the plaintiffs' claims are now moot.
Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget does not include funding for the state's effort to have private plans better coordinate care for people dual-eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. The program failed to show evidence of saving money.
Anthem and Cigna Corp. are about to get their chance to fight for their $53 billion merger in a District of Columbia courtroom. The faceoff with the U.S. Justice Department will pit their promised benefits for consumers against providers' bargaining power.
With Republican leaders promising to quickly repeal the Affordable Care Act and only promising to enact a replacement, it's worth revisiting the question of whether healthcare is a right.
The bigger the health insurer, the lower the prices it can negotiate from physician groups, a Harvard Medical School study published Monday concluded.
Republicans risk crashing the individual insurance markets if they repeal the Affordable Care Act without immediately replacing it. That's the prevailing fear among policy experts, but it's not what some prominent insurance industry leaders are saying.