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Changes Proposed by HHS Will Affect Employer-Sponsored Health Plans
Government Report Reveals CBO Was Scandalously Off in Obamacare Estimates
National Health Expenditure Projections, 2018-27: Economic and Demographic Trends Drive Spending and Enrollment Growth
Insurance Brokers Get Paid More to Sell More, Fueling High Health Care Costs
[Opinion] Plan Sponsors Siding with Insurers in Hospital Network Negotiations
Public School Teachers Strike for Higher Pay Amid Growing Retirement, Benefit Costs
Health Assessments and Biometrics 101
More Insurers Win Lawsuits Seeking Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
Is a Health Insurance Captive Right for You?
2019 ACA Compliance Overview: Cost-Sharing Limits
2017 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report for Americans Covered by Employer-Sponsored Insurance (PDF)
Healthcare Spending for Employer Plans Hits Record
10 States with Highest, Lowest 2017 Employer Healthcare Spending
Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Out-of-Pocket Costs
Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Final Report
Hospital Price Transparency: Making It Useful for Patients
Why Aren't More Employers Implementing Reference-Based Pricing Benefit Design?
This Valentine's Day, 'Know Your Numbers' by Heart
Senate Committee Hearing: How Primary Care Affects Health Care Costs and Outcomes
[Guidance Overview] Text of IRS FAQs on the Premium Tax Credit
Health Care Spending in the U.S. and Taiwan
[Guidance Overview] Is the Proposed Expansion of HRAs a Game Changer for Employers? (PDF)
Drivers of U.S. Mortality Improvement (PDF)
Estimates of the Impact of Eliminating Rebates for Reduced List Prices at Point-of-Sale for the Part D Program (PDF)
See Health as a Resource, Not as a Problem
How CBO and JCT Analyzed Coverage Effects of New Rules for Association Health Plans and Short-Term Plans (PDF)
Will the Cadillac Tax Generate Revenue?
The Impact of the ACA: Evidence from California's Hospital Sector
[Guidance Overview] San Francisco Increases Healthcare Costs and Requirements for Employers in 2019
New Year Brings Hospital Pricing Transparency
[Guidance Overview] Draft 2020 Letter to Issuers and Actuarial Value Calculator
[Guidance Overview] The ACA's Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions (PDF)
GAO Report on Health Insurance Exchanges: Claims Costs and Federal and State Policies Drove Issuer Participation, Premiums, and Plan Design
GAO Decision: HHS Adoption of the Methodology for the HHS-Operated Permanent Risk Adjustment Program for the 2018 Benefit Year Final Rule
[Opinion] Pulling Back Curtain on Hospital Prices Adds New Wrinkle in Cost Control
IFRS 17: Considerations for Health Insurers (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Proposed Information Collection and Comment Request: Rate Increase Disclosure and Review Requirements
Massachusetts Lawmakers Push for Repeal of State Health Care Fees
Cross-Plan Offsetting Case Triggers Legal Concerns for Plan Sponsors
State Efforts to Protect Consumers from Balance Billing
CMS Proposes Changes to ACA Premiums, Reducing Tax Credits
[Opinion] Is the Drug Industry an Existential Threat to the Private Health Insurance Business?
Stats That Could Make You Re-Evaluate Your Benefit Administration Strategy
Long-Awaited 'Cross-Plan Offsetting' Case Increases Risk for Employers, Insurers
Federal Appeals Court Sides with Out-Of-Network Doctors Against UnitedHealth
Lower-Wage Workers Pay More Than Higher-Wage Workers for Employer-Provided Medical Care Benefits
[Opinion] High Prices Drive High Health Care Spending in the U.S., But So Too Do Other Factors
ACOs Should Plan for Shorter Path to Greater Risk in CMS' Overhauled Medicare Shared Savings Program
Democrats Question Trump Administration's Use of ACA Marketplace User Fees
CMS Administrator Commends Three Health Systems for Their Price Transparency
Health Care in 2019: Five Key Trends to Watch
[Opinion] Not Your Grandmother's Risk Adjustment
Outlook 'Stable' for Health Insurers in 2019 Despite ACA Uncertainty
[Guidance Overview] CMS Finalizes Proposed Redesign to Medicare Shared Savings Program
[Guidance Overview] 'Pathways to Success' Update: CMS Issues Final Rule on Changes to the ACO Program
Two Hundred Years of Health and Medical Care: The Importance of Medical Care for Life Expectancy Gains
California Governor Cut Retirement Debt Bigger Than Pensions
Workers with High Deductibles Curb Health Care Spending
As Hospitals Post Sticker Prices Online, Most Patients Will Remain Befuddled
How Employers Are Controlling Health Care Costs
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