The Trump administration unveiled its rule allowing more small businesses and self-employed workers to band together to buy insurance. The policy likely will weaken the individual health insurance market, experts said.
Two former executives of a biopharmaceutical company have filed a lawsuit against board members of their former employer, alleging violations of SEC rules and Michigan whistleblower laws that they contend led to their firings late last month.
California health officials reported that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after the law went into effect June 9, 2016, making the option legal in the nation's most populous state.
Stakeholders from all sides of the CVS Health-Aetna deal will get a chance to speak their minds during a hearing before California regulators.
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.
Kentucky's Medicaid waiver includes controversial provisions like a work requirement, premium payments and cost-sharing and is slated to go into effect on July 1. The case's outcome could affect the fate of similar Medicaid waivers in several states.
A panel of Federal Circuit judges determined the U.S. government didn't need to make risk-corridor payments to insurers since Congress required the program to be budget-neutral.
Rethinking rural healthcare: Ariz. hospital shows path for saving rural healthcare, but policy changes need to allow new models
Policy disagreements, resistance from rural providers and communities, and opposition to new spending could slow progress in addressing the rural healthcare crisis.
The Department of Justice has asked a federal court to invalidate three key Obamacare coverage mandates, siding with a red state lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act and spurring new uncertainty for the 2019 individual market.
Although the Justice Department stopped short of asking a federal judge to overturn the ACA, the agency echoed the core arguments of the Republican state attorneys general: that the ACA can't stand without the individual mandate's tax penalty.
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.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar warned the nursing home industry that the long-term care system needs to depend more on community options and less on expensive, excessive services to stay sustainable.