Policy and Legislation

Jul 16, 2019 | Susan Morse
Most states have gotten or are seeking the Section 1332 waivers to establish a reinsurance program to fully or partially reimburse…
Jul 16, 2019 | Jeff Lagasse
Costs for two- and four-person families rose despite overall premiums being relatively flat compared to last…
Telehealth consulation
Jul 11, 2019 | Dave Muoio, Mobihealth News
The program would provide an 85% discount on telehealth connectivity expenses for health organizations serving rural…
President Trump stands with HHS Secretary Alex Azar. Today the administration announced it would not implement a drug rebate rule.
Jul 11, 2019 | Susan Morse
Moody's credit analysts called the move positive for health insurers that own large PBMs.
Jul 10, 2019 | Susan Morse
CMS said it would encourage development of wearable or implantable artificial kidneys through cooperation between…
Jul 10, 2019 | Susan Morse
The ACA is not a Jenga tower that will collapse upon removing the piece of the individual mandate, America's Health…
Jul 09, 2019 | Susan Morse
Appeals court scheduled to hear oral arguments, with no immediate decision expected.
Jul 05, 2019 | Jeff Lagasse
Medicare Part D beneficiaries can have higher out-of-pocket spending for generics if they use expensive specialty drugs.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is among Republicans arguing against the constitutionality of the ACA.
Jul 03, 2019 | Susan Morse
The federal court declined a request by Republicans for more time; Briefs are to be filed by end-of-day Friday.
Jul 03, 2019 | Jeff Lagasse
Some industry experts are guardedly optimistic about the order's intended effects, but opinions…