The California Department of Managed Health Care will soon hear from both San Francisco-based Blue Shield of California and Medicaid insurer Care1st regarding Blue Shield's proposed acquisition of Care1st, the department announced this week.
Joseph Swedish, president and CEO of Anthem Inc. and Michael Leavitt, former secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, discussed the implications of the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling in King. v. Burwell for providers at the American Hosptial Association's annual meeting.
It's possible that the Affordable Care Act's risk corridor program may end up hurting health insurers, according to a recent Standard & Poor analysis.
President Barack Obama late Wednesday announced his intent to nominate current National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo for Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Former hospital chief financial officer Joe White has been ordered to pay $4.4 million in restitution after pleading guilty in November to making a false statement to the government about Meaningful Use attestation.
The Affordable Care Act has narrowed patient networks in California, but at no overall cost to care quality, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.
While the Affordable Care Act established network requirements for plans in the commercial marketplaces, states played a role in both setting and enforcing such standards in 2014, according to the Commonwealth Fund.
In Hollywood, studio executives have a tendency to milk every drop out of a movie franchise until its appeal dries up and withers away. Nowhere is this more evident than in the horror genre, where shark attacks have been reduced to a punchline, and masked serial killers continue to breathe oxygen after a countless number of deaths.
Concierge medicine, while growing modestly overall, is becoming more predominant in certain pockets of the country. But despite reports that the model produces high satisfaction for all involved, a high concentration of retainer-based practices represents challenges for patients and physicians.
The IRS isn't doing a good enough job to ensure insurers pay a fee required under the Affordable Care Act, according to a recent report from the Treasury Department.