Plan selections through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of the fifth ACA open enrollment continue to top last year's sign-ups, though it's unclear if the pace will continue until enrollment ends Dec. 15.
Centene Corp. has named Cynthia Brinkley as president and COO. Brinkley, who is relative newcomer to the healthcare industry, was responsible for the integration of Health Net after Centene acquired it in 2016.
The best healthcare providers don't need marketing tools to attract patients, because they have data. And no amount of marketing can fix bad quality.
Fewer people are uninsured in states that set up their own Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges than in states that use HealthCare.gov, data from the CDC shows.
Although the CMS said premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part B beneficiaries will remain flat in 2018, many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage
Prior to the start of open enrollment, many experts feared sign-ups would drop this year because of deep cuts in federal funding for Obamacare marketing and outreach. But so far, enrollment continues to outpace last year.