Four years into Obamacare, the majority of Nebraska voters support Medicaid expansion, a key measure on their midterm ballot. But even pro-expansion hospitals are taking a cautious view of how much it will impact the rural bottom line.
A new report calls for reforms in state prison health systems that include increasing partnerships between correction facilities and community healthcare providers in order to provide inmates continuity of care during their incarceration and beyond.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar outlined what he called the failures of the Affordable Care Act, including rising premiums and limited plan choice, but said the Trump administration has helped right those failures.
The House GOP's proposal would relax Obamacare's provisions for employers, from the employer mandate to the 30-hour definition for full-time work. But it's unlikely that the Senate will pick up the $58 billion legislation.
As the country heads toward midterm elections and red states look to overturn Obamacare in the courts, Republican senators have introduced a bill to preserve some of the law's most popular provisions.
Is Medicaid buy-in the Democratic Party's coverage-expansion alternative to "Medicare for all"? Advocates are making the policy case to states but have to convince hospitals, which are always wary of potential payment cuts.
Baltimore, Chicago, Columbus and Cincinnati sued the Trump administration over its regulatory dismantling of the Affordable Care Act, claiming that federal actions are already overtaxing their health departments.
Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan would put the brunt of the proposal's costs on provider cuts. It would save the U.S. at large more than $2 trillion over a decade, but would cost the feds nearly $33 trillion more than the current system.
The House starts its effort to expand HSAs this week, and will also vote to allow tax credits to fund off-exchange catastrophic coverage and permanently repeal the Obamacare medical device tax.
House Democrats launched a Medicare for All caucus and its founder says some hospital leaders have been cautiously supportive behind closed doors.
Mississippi overhauled its request to impose work requirements on Medicaid enrollees in an attempt to address federal concerns about coverage losses. The new proposal contains a coverage safety net to protect beneficiaries as they gradually earn more money.
Iowa Democrats in a rural, Republican-leaning congressional district take to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on the party's warring healthcare proposals: allowing the public to buy into Medicare or providing healthcare for all Americans.