The CMS has revealed reimbursement amounts to compensate health plans as part of the ACA's reinsurance program and some plans may be sorely disappointed.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, a federally qualified community health center serving 80,000 Washingtonians and Oregonians under full-risk Medicaid managed-care contracts, has no intention to launch its own Medicaid managed-care plan. But some community health centers are taking the plunge.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case next term on whether a self-funded insurer should have to turn over certain information to the state of Vermont, a case that could have far-reaching implications over who controls certain healthcare data.
The number of Americans who had no health insurance last year was at one of the lowest levels ever recorded. But the survey showed wide disparities in health coverage by state.
High deductibles have already been linked to an increase in bad debt at some health systems, but now they may be responsible for holding down volume as well.
The U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Thursday upholding premium subsidies for Americans in all states didn't necessarily drive a stake through the heart of all anti-Obamacare litigation, but legal experts agreed it did send a discouraging message to the law's legal foes.