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Federal exchange signups exceed 3.6M, CMS says

December 7, 2017


New CMS data show more than 3.6 million U.S. residents have signed up for federal exchange coverage since the Affordable Care Act's current open enrollment period launched Nov. 1, but industry experts say it is unlikely total signups will reach last year's levels.

Study: Largest US insurers are depending more on Medicare, Medicaid for revenues, enrollment

December 7, 2017


The study finds that Medicare and Medicaid plans offered by the United States' five largest health insurers accounted for 59% of the insurers' total revenue and 20% of the insurers' combined enrollment in 2016, demonstrating the insurers' growing dependence on government health programs.

Senate votes to eliminate ACA's individual mandate penalty

December 4, 2017


The Congressional Budget Office estimates that eliminating the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate would cause exchange market premiums to rise by 10% and lead to 13 million fewer people having health insurance in 2027.

Analysis finds 73% of exchange plans have narrow networks

December 4, 2017


An Avalere analysis finds 73% of exchange plans for the 2018 coverage year have narrow networks, while the average deductible for silver-level plans reached an average of $3,937.

Senate could vote today to eliminate ACA's individual mandate penalty

December 1, 2017


The Senate as early as today could hold a final vote on a tax reform bill that would effectively eliminate the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and could trigger $25 billion in automatic cuts to Medicare next year.

In the states: Fla.'s second locally acquired Zika case, a meningitis outbreak in Mass., and more

December 1, 2017


American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.

AHL feature: 5 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about health insurance

November 30, 2017


The U.S. health insurance system is one of the most complex in the world, so we don't blame you if you need a refresher on the basics. American Health Line answers five key questions surrounding the different payers, methods of reimbursement, various forms of cost-sharing, and the most common types of plans on the market.

Trump’s HHS secretary nominee unveils his top 4 priorities

November 30, 2017


Alex Azar, President Trump’s nominee for HHS secretary, says lowering prescription drug prices would be one of his top four priorities if confirmed and addresses concerns about his background as a pharmaceutical executive.

CBO: Bipartisan ACA bill would not offset effects of eliminating the individual mandate

November 30, 2017


Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall says a bill introduced by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to bolster the Affordable Care Act's exchanges would not mitigate premium increases and coverage losses that would result from repealing the law's individual mandate, but Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is pushing back against that assertion.

Federal exchange sign-ups slow in fourth week of open enrollment

November 30, 2017


New CMS data show 504,181 individuals signed up for federal exchange coverage during the current open enrollment period's fourth week, down from 798,829 individuals who signed up for coverage the previous week.

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