The plan to reform Medicaid will be sold on the single idea that the ACA’s expansion to cover ‘able-bodied adults’ jeopardizes the program designed to protect the ‘most vulnerable.’
The first element of the Republican health plan involves replacing individual mandates and the public exchanges with a tax credit that helps people purchase their own insurance on the open market.
An advanceable, refundable, universal tax credit is the approach Republicans will use to provide health coverage for those who do not get it elsewhere.
A House Republican policy briefing outlines some specifics for the coming ‘repeal and replace’ legislation.
The healthcare IT community gathers in Orlando next week to buy and sell and assess how our journey to an IT-enabled industry is coming along.
With rulings now in blocking the two big health plan mergers, various parties are looking to collect their break-up fees, and in one case, a lot more as well.
A coalition of physician groups published a 21-point plan asking payers to make their pre-authorization processes more fair, transparent and simple.
In a straightforward ruling, the Court finds the proposed Anthem-Cigna merger to be anti-competitive and likely to raise prices.
A new study shows that low income workers, even with employer-provided insurance, utilize the most expensive, least cost effective healthcare services.
The Republicans are learning that due to significant complexity and unforeseen interdependencies, changing the Affordable Care Act will be much harder than anticipated.
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