December 10, 2018
CMS data show about 3.2 million U.S. residents selected federal exchange plans from Nov. 1, the first day of the Affordable Care Act's current open enrollment period, through Dec. 1.
CMS under a new rule will "adopt the risk adjustment methodology that HHS previously established for the 2018 benefit year," which bases such payments on statewide average premiums.
December 7, 2018
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 30, 2018
CMS Administrator Seema Verma detailed four ways states could use revamped federal waivers to skirt requirements under the Affordable Care Act, drawing criticism from Democrats and some policy experts who say the recommendations could violate the law.
A new report from Georgetown University shows the number of U.S. children without health insurance increased in 2017 for the first time since 2008.
November 29, 2018
CMS says about 2.4 million U.S. residents have signed up for federal exchange plans so far this open enrollment period—which an expert estimates is down by about 11% from a comparable period during last year's open enrollment period.
November 15, 2018
CMS says 804,556 U.S. residents selected federal exchange plans during the second week of the Affordable Care Act's current open enrollment period, bringing total signups to about 1.2 million so far.
It has been more than two months since the Trump administration's expanded association health plans hit the market—and coverage, at least in Nebraska, is more comprehensive than state officials and industry analysts initially feared.
November 12, 2018
Prescription drug costs, the Affordable Care Act, and "Medicare-for-All" are among the key policy issues leaders of the 116th Congress likely will address.
November 9, 2018
CMS this week released a proposed rule that would bolster exchange coverage eligibility processes and require insurers selling individual health plans on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges to send enrollees separate bills for abortion coverage.
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