July 25, 2019
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
June 26, 2019
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.
June 26, 2019
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.
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.
April 29, 2019
During the 2019 session, the Washington State legislature again declined to pass a bill imposing single-payer health insurance on the state.
June 12, 2019
Mark Shepard looks at date in the Boston health care market to show how insurers are restricting their networks.
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.
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.
October 15, 2018
To increase its presence in the health care market, Google is investing $375 million in insurance provider Oscar Health.
January 30, 2019
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.