President-elect Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress are being urged to scrap the idea of comprehensive health insurance as they work out reforms, or wholesale ditching, of the Affordable Care Act.
Different departments within the federal government appear to be sending out mixed messages on whether to settle lawsuits by insurance companies or not over payments under an Affordable Care Act (ACA) program.
Younger people who paid a penalty instead of taking out health insurance could receive letters from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urging them to sign up for Obamacare, a move described by some as potentially unlawful.
A major health insurer has announced its plan to exit three key Tennessee regions, and one politician has claimed the company is also telling agents in other areas of the state that they will not receive commission for enrollments.
Senate Democrats are likely to make a fresh bid to include some type of single payer option in any reform of the Affordable Care Act, particularly if they take control of the chamber and Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, opponents of Obamacare argue.
Republican representatives from Nebraska added their voices to calls for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reform after Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced that it will no longer cover individuals within the Obamacare exchanges.
Readmission rates for patients covered by Medicare declined in all but one state during the five years leading up to the end of 2015, according to a recent report released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Millions of people receiving advanced tax credits under the Affordable Care Act either did not file the correct form with the IRS or did not file taxes at all, according to numbers crunched by an expert in health care policy.