July 11, 2017
This faith-based alternative to health insurance is gaining members at record pace.
January 27, 2017
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines health care sharing ministries and how they can save families hundreds over ACA plans.
December 31, 2015
The Affordable Care Act's individual mandate contains an exception for health care sharing ministries. Since the passage of the ACA in 2009, these ministries have seen enrollment increase.
May 16, 2017
Enrollment in health care sharing ministries like Samaritan Ministries International has surged since the Affordable Care Act was passed.
April 7, 2016
As health insurance premiums and deductibles rise under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more families are turning to insurance alternatives known as health care sharing ministries (HCSMs) to defray health care costs.
May 12, 2016
Some direct primary care (DPC) providers are recommending patients combine their DPC membership with membership in a health care sharing ministry (HCSM) to increase savings and coverage for their health care needs.
August 14, 2016
Dr. John Hunt, chief medical officer of Liberty Healthshare, draws sharp distinctions between health care sharing ministries and health insurers.
May 29, 2019
In an effort to encourage more consumer-driven health care provider models, a growing number of states are moving to exempt direct primary care (DPC) from insurance regulations.
November 28, 2016
Transparency of health care prices is a necessity for patients to choose the best value for their medical care, experts say.
October 26, 2016
Top medical price negotiators say asking for a 50 percent discount just might get you one.