The CMS' proposed rule governing Affordable Care Act exchange payments in 2020 included cutting user fees and laying the groundwork to eliminate "silver-loading."
The partial government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's exchanges.
Following a successful third quarter, UnitedHealth Group will report its fourth-quarter earnings for 2018.
New Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom of California wants the state to fund more subsidies for Obamacare and negotiate prices with drugmakers.
The industry is preparing for regulatory battles with the administration and hopes for a draw with a politically divided Congress.
A little more than 8.4 million people selected or were automatically enrolled in a health plan during the HealthCare.gov open-enrollment period that ended Dec. 15.
In 2018, the Trump administration offered insurers and states extra tools to sidestep the Affordable Care Act. As costs and new competition rose, insurers sought courtships that further blurred the lines between payers and providers.
There was just a slight dip in enrollment coverage next year through HealthCare.gov. That's the case even though the Republican-led Congress repealed fines for being uninsured effective Jan. 1.
Despite a last-minute surge in enrollment, HealthCare.gov sign-ups drop 4.2% from last year.
Health insurers blasted a Texas federal judge's decision to strike down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional and moved quickly to ensure plan members that their insurance coverage will stay unchanged during the long legal fight.
HealthCare.gov sign-ups lag by more than a half-million with less than a week left in open enrollment. Last-minute shoppers and a surge of auto-enrollments should boost the finally tally, but enrollment is likely to fall short last year.
Blue Shield of California has quietly scaled back the national Blue Card program that has allowed its members to receive a range of services out of state in an effort to reduce costs.