Less than two months before health exchanges open to the public, hospitals are asking to change a part of the Affordable Care Act that leaves them at financial risk for patients who fall behind on their insurance premiums.
Towers Watson has signed a web broker entity agreement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which supervises the health insurance exchange operated by the federal government in 36 states.
Republican governors seeking to make their states enemy territory for the ACA are facing a counteroffensive. Among the vanguard: two 74-year-old retirees walking the streets of working-class New Jersey.
Oklahoma won court approval to proceed with a federal lawsuit challenging tax aspects of President Barack Obamas health care law.
President Barack Obama urged military veterans to defend his signature health care law and press Republican lawmakers to end budget cuts that threaten future spending on benefits.
Oregon, a Democratic-led state that has embraced President Barack Obamas Affordable Care Act, wont meet all the requirements for its health insurance exchange when the online marketplace opens Oct. 1.
Before heading out until September, Congress heard testimony from top CMS and IRS officials. Find out what these testimonies said about the health care reform law, now that the insurance exchanges are less than two months away from opening.
A breakdown of the potential impact seen already from the SHOP exchange delay.
Security testing for a new computer system underpinning the U.S. health care overhaul is behind schedule, leaving little margin for error to meet an Oct. 1 deadline, government auditors said.
Shutting down the U.S. government to starve President Barack Obamas health care system overhaul is the wrong solution pushed only by a few extreme people in Congress, lawmakers from both major parties said.
The first bills to threaten the navigator program were introduced last week in Congress.
Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act have targeted U.S. mothers in a surge of advertising and grassroots organizing as a major piece of Obamacare readies to roll out Oct 1.
This month, Gov. Cuomo announced that health insurance plan rates that will be offered through New Yorks Health Benefits Exchange have been approved. There was much made in the press about the individual market rates that will be offered in 2014 and how they are at least 50% lower than current rates. As with understanding penalties, really evaluating the exchanges takes a little deeper review of the figures.
Spurned by the National Football League, the White House is turning to a different crowd to pump up the volume on the ACAs health insurance exchanges.
Online health insurance broker EHealth Inc. won permission from the U.S. government to enroll customers for subsidized plans offered under the federal health care law.