The Obama administration has given the go-ahead for insurers and employers to use a new cost-control strategy that puts a hard dollar limit on what health plans pay for some expensive procedures, such as knee and hip replacements.
Many Americans do not believe President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is a success.
North Dakota Blue Cross Fires CEO After Subsidiary Loses $51M Developing Maryland’s Obamacare Exchange
The company that does business as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota fired its president and chief executive officer on Monday, days after the state’s dominate insurer reported nearly $80 million in financial losses in 2013.
D.C. residents who’ve yet to enroll in a health insurance plan are facing a final deadline.
Hawaii Obamacare Exchange Only Signed Up 8,000 Consumers After Receiving More Than $200M In Federal Funds
Hawaii lawmakers have approved $1.5 million in state funding to prop up its troubled health insurance exchange built under President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul.
Kim Fannon was on disability and had no insurance when she went to a Remote Area Medical clinic in southwest Virginia for a free eye exam a few years ago. She said she needed a new pair of glasses.
Among the troubles with the federal government’s health overhaul, the hunt for a health plan that would cover a particular drug or a favorite doctor proved frustrating for many consumers navigating the new insurance exchanges.
Aetna’s chief executive officer says they haven’t yet seen a “positive impact” from President Barack Obama’s health care law.
A breakdown of spending on Maryland’s troubled health exchange shows that more than $90 million of the nearly $130 million cost so far has gone toward technology expenses.
The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.