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[Official Guidance] Text of CMS 2019 Benefit Year Risk Adjustment Updated HHS-Developed Risk Adjustment Model Algorithm 'Do It Yourself' Software Instructions (PDF)
[Opinion] Prediction: Congress Won't Whack the Cadillac
How Employers Can Support Employees During the Cost-Shifting Crisis
How Many Employers Could Be Affected by the Cadillac Tax?
Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments on Risk Corridors Program Payments, Lack of Funds
[Opinion] Congress' Current Approach to Surprise Medical Billing Could Have Unintended Consequences
House Subcommittee Advances Legislation on Surprise Medical Bills
[Guidance Overview] Individual Coverage HRA: A New Tool to Contain Employer Healthcare Costs
Funding Option for Small Employers: MEWA
[Opinion] Resolving Surprise Medical Bills: Legislation Welcome But Issues Remain
With ACA's Future In Peril, California Reins In Rising Health Insurance Premiums for Individually-Owned Policies
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Petitions Supreme Court to Allow Cross-Plan Offsetting
Surprise Billing Hits Roadblock En Route to Reform
Save Money on Self-Funded Health Plans with Billing Reviews
[Opinion] ObamaCare's Failed Cost Controls
Gauging the Risk & Rewards of a Benefits Captive Plan
Will Hospitals and Insurers Be Required to Disclose Their Contracted Rates to Consumers?
More Regulation is Needed to Remove 'Surprise Factor' from Air Ambulance Bills
San Francisco Updates Contractors' Health Standards, Pay Rates
ACA Risk Adjustment Program 'Operated Smoothly' in 2018, CMS Says
[Official Guidance] Text of CMS Benefit Year 2018 Risk Adjustment Summary Report (PDF)
Health Costs in Retirement: 2019 Estimates (PDF)
A Low-Growth World: Implications for the Insurance Industry and Pension Plans (PDF)
Drivers of 2020 Health Insurance Premium Changes (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Departments Issue Final Rules on Health Reimbursement Arrangements
Executive Order Directs Agencies to Make Healthcare More Transparent
Senate Panel Makes Surprisingly Fast Work of 'Surprise Medical Bills' Package
The High Price of Hospital Care
[Opinion] How Congress Should Deal with Surprise Medical Bills for Patients (PDF)
When Government Sets Hospital Prices: Maryland's Experience (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Executive Order on Health Care Prescribes Change Ahead for Providers and Insurers
[Guidance Overview] Executive Order Encourages HSA Changes and Promotes Transparency
[Opinion] Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Statement on the Executive Order on Price Transparency
Unpacking the Executive Order on Health Care Price Transparency and Quality
[Guidance Overview] Executive Order Calls for Increased FSA Carryovers and Other Benefits Guidance
[Official Guidance] Text of Filing Instructions for the 2018 CMS MLR Reporting Form (PDF)
Out-of-Pocket Costs Rose 12% in 2018
Out of Pocket Costs: The Only Health Care Prices That Matter to Consumers
Administration Seeks More Health Care Cost Details for Consumers
[Guidance Overview] ACA Round-Up: Risk Adjustment, Exchange Blueprint, and More
What Are the New Health Reimbursement Account Rules?
[Official Guidance] Text of Executive Order: Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First
Administration Plans to Require Hospitals to List 'Shoppable' Prices
New Executive Order May Make More Health Care Prices Public
U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Insurers' $12 Billion Obamacare Dispute
[Guidance Overview] Health Care-Related Expiring Provisions of the 116th Congress, First Session
More Work Needed to Shift Health Care Spending from Low-Value to High-Value Care
President Trump to Issue Executive Order on Health Care Price Transparency
Awaiting the Supreme Court on Risk Corridors
With Expected 6% Rise in Health Costs, 2020 May Be Year of 'Activist' Employer
Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2020 (PDF)
An Examination of Surprise Medical Bills and Proposals to Protect Consumers from Them
Stop-Loss Coverage by the Numbers
Senate HELP Committee Hearing: Lower Health Care Costs Act
Senate HELP Committee Releases Sweeping Legislative Package Targeting Health Care Costs
Senators Agree Surprise Medical Bills Must Go -- But How?
CalPERS Announces Increase in Average Health Care Premiums for 2020
[Guidance Overview] Agencies Expand HRA Availability to Provide Coverage
[Opinion] The Cadillac Tax: It's Time To Kill This Policy Zombie
 
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