Without federal reform and changes to health care incentives, New York's Medicaid system will continue to be a bloated burden to other states, a researcher from a free market-oriented education think tank said during a recent interview.
Health care policy and practice go far beyond what is crafted at the federal level, or solely through the lens of insurance prices and plans, according to the co-author of a new state-by-state comparative study.
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.
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.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) reinsurance and risk corridor programs are
set to expire at the end of this year, meaning insurance premiums alone will
have to cover medical expenses for the first time in 2017.
Obamacare lost more than 1.1 million enrollees during the last half of 2015 and the reason is fairly straightforward, according to Brian Blase, senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center.