Follow Health Care Reform Insider on Twitter
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Uncategorized  -  Page 2
Latest

Insurers push for change to medical-loss ratio

July 18, 2014  /  Insurers, Medical Loss Ratio, Uncategorized

The health insurance industry is urging lawmakers to amend the Affordable Care Act’s medical-loss ratio provision-it wants payments to brokers and agents excluded from administrative costs.

Read More →
Latest

10 Apply To Offer 504 Qualified Health Plans on Illinois Marketplace

July 16, 2014  /  States, Uncategorized

Number of plans submitted demonstrates strong interest from health issuers in serving Illinois consumers under the Affordable Care Act

Read More →
Latest

Medicaid can reap the rewards of medical homes

July 15, 2014  /  Medicaid, Uncategorized

Medicaid programs could lower costs and boost quality care by implementing a patient-centered medical home model.

Read More →
Latest

CareSource plans expansion into Kentucky, Indiana health insurance marketplaces

June 19, 2014  /  States, Uncategorized

CareSource is looking to expand its health insurance product onto marketplaces in Kentucky and Indiana next year.

Read More →
Latest

It’s crunch time for Obamacare’s broken exchanges

May 23, 2014  /  State Exchanges, Uncategorized

The states that tried and failed to run their own Obamacare health insurance marketplaces aren’t quite ready to call it quits.

Read More →
Latest

How much lower could Obamacare premiums be with better competition?

May 22, 2014  /  State Exchanges, Uncategorized

With much of the focus on Obamacare now on how much individual premiums could increase next year, a new analysis suggests there’s one way to keep them in check — more competition. That’s the conclusion of a new report from economists Leemore Dafny, Christopher Ody and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber.

Read More →
Latest

Seniors Flock To Star-Rated Medicare Plans Under ACA Rollout

May 11, 2014  /  Medicare, Uncategorized

An effort under the Affordable Care Act to encourage the health insurance industry to provide higher quality benefits to seniors is rewarding Medicare beneficiaries and the bottom lines of  health plans that are achieving high government-backed ratings.

Read More →
Latest

As ACA Pushes Connectivity, Home Health Technologies To Double

May 3, 2014  /  Uncategorized

Fueled by federal mandates and stimulus dollars that have helped medical care providers connect to each other and their patients, the U.S. home health technologies market is projected to double to $5.8 billion by the end of 2018, according to a new analysis.

Read More →
Latest

Obamacare enrollment makes late surge in Illinois

May 2, 2014  /  States, Uncategorized

217,000 total sign-ups top federal officials’ estimate but miss state’s internal mark.

Read More →
Latest

Large employers could shift nearly all workers’ health coverage to marketplace by 2020

May 1, 2014  /  State Exchanges, Uncategorized

A new investor report predicts that Standard & Poor’s 500 companies could shift 90 percent of their workforce from job-based health coverage to individual insurance sold on the nation’s marketplaces by 2020.

Read More →