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Agencies Ease ACA Rule on Drug Coupons and Out-of-Pocket Costs
Health Systems Say Changes Are Needed to Accelerate Adoption of Risk-Based Payment Arrangements
Health Insurance Costs 'Wildly Inflated' for Government Workers in California
House Committee Begins Investigation to Probe Private Equity Firms' Role in Surprise Billing Practices
Health Insurance Tax Will Be Reinstated in 2020
Will New Price Transparency Rules Have an Impact?
Household Spending on Personal Insurance and Pensions Increased the Most from 2017 to 2018
Denver Healthcare Providers Have Market Power, But Market Is at Tipping Point as Employers Act
[Opinion] Balance Billing: Something Has to Give
Factors to Consider When Deciding on Stop-Loss Insurance
[Opinion] Be Grateful for Your Health Insurance Company
Majority of Public OK with Hospitals, Docs Being Paid Less Due to Surprise Billing Change
In 2020, Employer Health Costs to Double Inflation Yet Again
2020 Global Medical Trend Rates Report
Investors' Deep-Pocket Push to Defend Surprise Medical Bills
[Opinion] Groupon for Healthcare Services May Fill a Void for Consumer-Focused Pricing
Navigating the Payer-Provider Relationship
Obamacare Caused Premiums to Spike; Here's How States Are Lowering Them Again
2019 Medical Loss Ratio Rebates
Surprise Medical Bills: An Overview of the Problem and Approaches to Address It (PDF)
Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S. in 2018
Views of ACA Consumers on the Future of Coverage (PDF)
Options for Reinvesting Savings from Restored Federal Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments: Potential Effects of Two Policy Alternatives on Spending and Enrollment in the Individual Health Insurance Market
[Opinion] What the Left Gets Wrong About Health Spending and Outcomes
What Can the National Weather Service Teach Us About Disseminating Health Care Price Information?
Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Health Care
Employer Trends in Self-Insured Health Plan Coverage (PDF)
Cigna Rolls Out New Plan to Fully Cover Multi-Million Dollar Gene Therapies
[Opinion] Congressional Proposals to Increase Federal Health Care Spending: A Flawed Approach, Building on Failure
[Opinion] That Beloved Hospital? It's Driving Up Health Care Costs
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Notice 2019-50: Applicable Amount for the Fee Imposed by ACA Section 9010 for the 2020 Fee Year (PDF)
Departments Delay Enforcement of Drug Coupon Rule
Supporters of Releasing Privately Negotiated Health Plan Rates Dominate Public Comments
Spending for ACA, Medicare and Other Programs to Rise Each Year Through 2029
They Got Estimates Before Surgery -- and a Bill After That Was 50% More
Star Trek Medicine in the Age of a Flintstones Reimbursement System: Can Value-Based Contracting Pull All Stakeholders Into the Same Era?
Health Plan Strategic Implications of MACRA (PDF)
How a Union's Plan Could Foreshadow Changes in Maternity Care Nationwide
[Guidance Overview] 2020 Drug Coupon Rule Dropped Due to Implementation Concerns
HHS Walks Back New Policy on Drug Coupons
Agencies Provide Guidance on Coupons and Out-of-Pocket Limits for Nongrandfathered Plans
[Opinion] Clamoring Companies Complaining About Climbing Claims; Clarification of Covered Care Can Clip Costs
[Official Guidance] Text of Agency FAQs About ACA Implementation, Part 40: Limitations on Cost Sharing Under PPACA (PDF)
Inside North Carolina's Big Effort to Transform Health Care
Families with Large-Employer Health Plans Spend Almost $8,000 a Year on Healthcare
Influence of Out-of-Network Payment Standards on Insurer-Provider Bargaining: California's Experience
Health Care Costs as Much as a New Car
San Francisco Posts 2020 Health Care Expenditure Rates
Employers Are Helping Clear the Haze on Health Care Prices
Congressional Efforts to Develop Surprise Medical Bill Legislation
Health Plan Confusion and Bad Decisions
The State of State Legislation Addressing Health Care Costs and Quality
[Guidance Overview] A Shift in Health Care Pricing Transparency
Ten Years of Health and Well-Being at Work (PDF)
Could Next Year Be the Beginning of the End of Traditional Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance?
Employers' Health Plan Costs Could Rise 6% in 2020
The Cadillac Tax Do-Over Challenge
Employer Investment in Health Benefits has Minimal Impact on Employee Health
CMS Plans 2021 'Update' for Hospital Quality Star Ratings
[Official Guidance] CMS Announces Upcoming Enhancement of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings
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