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Guest commentary: With healthcare legislation, Senate should take the time to...
22 Jun 2017 at 5:00am
As the Senate works to develop its own version of the American Health Care Act, there is an opportunity to craft legislation that stabilizes the individual market, stems the tide of rising premiums and health plan withdrawals, and continues to...
While others jump ship, Oscar Health bets on Obamacare
21 Jun 2017 at 9:46am
While many insurers are retreating from the individual insurance market, Oscar thinks its tech-driven insurance products and concierge-style member experience will help the company thrive in a time of regulatory uncertainty.
Trump's budget will cover initial costs of VA's EHR overhaul
21 Jun 2017 at 3:00pm
The VA doesn't yet know how much replacing its current electronic health record with a commercial product will cost, but President Donald Trump's proposed budget should fit the bill, at least for now, according to VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin.
Physicians prepare for Medicare ID changes without clear CMS guidance
21 Jun 2017 at 10:00am
Medical practices around the country are uncertain how to prepare for the removal of Social Security numbers from Medicare ID cards because the CMS has failed to provide clear guidance for the upcoming changes. The change could affect their billing...
Independent and hungry, DuPage Medical Group pushes into Chicago's northwest ...
21 Jun 2017 at 2:42pm
DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent physician group in the Chicago area, is continuing its rapid expansion by entering the northwest suburbs.
Governors push Senate to continue cost-sharing, expansion funds
21 Jun 2017 at 12:00pm
Governors are calling upon federal lawmakers to quickly stabilize the individual health insurance market by continuing cost-sharing reductions until at least the end of next year and creating a reinsurance program for high-risk patients.
Editorial: Politics, not policy, are behind the rush to act on flawed AHCA
21 Jun 2017 at 9:00am
There's a simple explanation for the haste with which the Senate is moving to pass a law that will have devastating consequences for the health of the tens of millions of Americans. They need the money.
Persistent Medicaid myths make AHCA cuts more likely
21 Jun 2017 at 4:00pm
While providers and some parents of medically fragile children warn of dire consequences if Medicaid funding is constrained, they seem to lack the political capital to get GOP lawmakers to reverse course. This could be because Medicaid is largely...
Democrats warn: Obamacare repeal will hurt rural hospitals
21 Jun 2017 at 4:00am
Constraining the growth of Medicaid spending and reducing federal support for expanded coverage will disproportionately hurt rural communities, a new report says.
7 questions about the Senate bill to repeal and replace the ACA
21 Jun 2017 at 10:00am
No one other than Senate GOP leaders knows the details of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But it's certain the bill would have a seismic impact on patients, providers and insurers if enacted.