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Out-of-Pocket Payments

AMA comes out against CVS Health, Aetna merger
Jun 20 | Beth Jones Sanborn
AMA President Barbara McAneny says antitrust regulators have powerful reasons to block the…
Jun 12 | Bill Siwicki
Technology to facilitate a patient's understanding of insurance coverage and out-of-pocket cost for pending…
Medicare Part D drug spending spikes 77%
Jun 05 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Even after taking into account manufacturer rebates, spending still increased more than 60 percent and the ranks of beneficiaries paying $2,000…
pharmacy benefit managers accountable for drug prices
May 21 | Jeff Lagasse
Specialists say legislation is needed to grow workforce and hold pharmacy benefit managers…
CMS price posting rule: Clarity or chaos?
May 17 | Susan Morse
There's "no perceivable benefit" to patients as the chargemaster "rack…
Trumps wants drug companies to post prices in ads
May 11 | Susan Morse
Strategies include increased competition and negotiation with incentives to lower list prices and out-of-pocket costs, HHS Sec.…
May 10 | Susan Morse
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's proposal would cut funding to the CDC and NIH, focus on opioid epidemic…
Virginia ACA rates give glimpse of premium rates for 2019
May 07 | Susan Morse
Faced with the lack of the individual mandate, insurers are narrowing networks, raising deductibles and out-of-pocket…
AHIP, others ask HHS to stop diversion of dialysis patients
Apr 18 | Susan Morse
America's Health Insurance Plans is among organizations asking Azar, HHS to stop the routing…
White House underestimated impact of short-term plans
Apr 16 | Susan Morse
Short-term limited duration plans will increase premiums by as much…

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