Despite enacting a groundbreaking law on healthcare price transparency, it remains difficult to actually obtain prices from Massachusetts providers, according to a second study this year by the Pioneer Institute, which surveyed the offices of more than 90 specialty providers such as gastroenterologists, dermatologists, ophthalmologists and dentists.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has become the latest insurer to be slapped with lawsuit following a cyberattack that compromised its customers' sensitive information.
Vermont plans to pay $1.6 million to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont to cover past-due premiums and incorrectly paid claims that resulted from the state's disastrously run health insurance exchange.
Many health insurance companies are feeling the heat from consumers after they learn that their plans won't cover services for substance abuse counseling.
Guest post from Joel White, president of the Council for Affordable Health Coverage At the end of July, Healthcare.gov CEO Kevin Counihan sent a letter to insurance commissioners, urging them to...
About 950,000 new customers selected a health insurance plan on Healthcare.gov during the special enrollment period from Feb. 23 to June 30, and 15 percent of those people signed up during tax season to avoid paying a fee for lack of coverage.
An insurer operating in the District of Columbia was discriminating against its members with HIV by requiring them to pay disproportionately expensive copays to treat their condition.
More hospitals and health systems plan to join the retail healthcare movement and open urgent care centers in response to consumer demand for faster and convenient access to care.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will extend its partial enforcement delay of the unpopular two-midnight policy until the end of the year. The postponement coincides with proposed changes to the short-stay rule that the agency issued in July.
It's no secret that the health insurance industry has been subject to a flurry of deal-making in recent months, but a new Securities and Exchange Commission filing by merging insurers Aetna and Humana offers a unique peek into the behind-the-scenes negotiating that ultimately would reshape the industry.