Not-for-profit Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates scored billions of dollars in tax savings from the Trump administration's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017, which lowered the corporate tax rate to 21% from 35%.
A new analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine found insurers may not offer a set of new benefits outlined in the Chronic Care Act to avoid chronically ill patients from joining their Medicare Advantage Plans.
A federal judge blocked the proposed $54 billion tie-up between national insurers Anthem and Cigna late Wednesday, saying the combination would harm competition in the national employer market.
As the Trump administration and some in Congress whittle away at the Affordable Care Act, blue states are filling in gaps in an attempt to bolster their markets. Others are picking up chainsaws.
The North Carolina Farm Bureau is hoping to follow Tennessee and Iowa organizations in creating a cheaper health plan that eschews Affordable Care Act rules by varying the price of coverage based on a person's health status.
Although a federal appeals court ruled that health insurers aren't entitled to $12.3 billion in unpaid risk-corridor payments, some disappointed insurers indicated they aren't giving up their quest to secure the funds.