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July 25, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
No longer content to let government, hospitals, doctors, and insurance companies shape the nation’s health care system, employers are showing a growing willingness to rein in rising medical costs on their own, concludes a new report by the PwC Health Rese
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Health Care
Regulation
June 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
A recent survey revealed only one in five people currently enrolled in an employer-sponsored health plan have a health savings account (HSA). More unsettling, few use them to save money for future health expenses.
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Health Care
June 26, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Contrary to what some politicians say, short-term limited duration health insurance (STLDI) is not “junk insurance” but an attractive option for a large number of people and won’t undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, a new report says.
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Health Care
Regulation
June 4, 2019
Chris Pope of the Manhattan Institute makes the case of how so-called "short-term" insurance plans are not "junk insurance" and how expansion of access will not leave the federal government with a bigger bill to take care of the sick.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During the 2019 session, the Washington State legislature again declined to pass a bill imposing single-payer health insurance on the state.
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Health Care
Government Spending
June 12, 2019
Mark Shepard looks at date in the Boston health care market to show how insurers are restricting their networks.
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Health Care
May 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated a 60-day public comment period March 11 on possible federal reform that would allow health insurance companies to sell plans across state lines.
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Health Care
Government & Politics
December 17, 2018
U.S. Senate Democrats failed in their effort to revoke the Trump administration’s rule extending the allowed period for short-term, limited-duration (STLD) health insurance plans.
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Health Care
October 15, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
To increase its presence in the health care market, Google is investing $375 million in insurance provider Oscar Health.
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Health Care
January 30, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud, Lennie Jarratt
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
 

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