CMS on Thursday released proposed changes for Affordable Care Act exchange plans that the agency said are intended to lower premiums and reduce regulatory burdens, but some observers said the proposed changes could increase costs for exchange enrollees.
Hundreds of health care groups on Thursday sent letters to President Trump and Congress, warning that a "prolonged" government shutdown could have "long-lasting health consequences."
More than 40% of physicians—and 50% of female physicians—are burned out, though doctors in some specialties are are experiencing burnout more than others, according to Medscape's 2019 National Physicians Burnout & Depression Report. Discover who's feeling the most burned-out, and why, with American Health Line's interactive charts.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina on Tuesday announced that it has reached an agreement with five health systems in the state to launch a value-based payment program similar to Medicare's Next Generation accountable care organization program.