The Affordable Care Act faced hurdles and achieved milestones in its first five years. Now that its anniversary has passed, attention turns to what's in store for the future of healthcare reform.
At a White House event Wednesday, President Barack Obama kicked off the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, a wide-reaching, public-private collaboration that the administration hopes will speed up the transition to value-based payment models.
The gap between Americans who oppose and favor the Affordable Care Act has narrowed to the closest margin in over two years.
Despite Republican lawmakers' continued attempts to derail healthcare reform and the uncertainty over the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling in the King v. Burwell case, the Affordable Care Act has had a profound impact on the healthcare industry in the last five years and will continue to do, according to a new report by PwC.
Once the U.S. Supreme rules against the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell this June, it will be high time for the supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to foreclose against further actions to kill...
The Independent Payment Advisory Boardmay be one of the most obscure yet unpopular components of the Affordable Care Act. And the nation's hospital sector has added its voice to those against the IPAB, AHA News Now has reported.
In addition to the high stakes for patients and health insurance companies, the Supreme Court's decision in King v. Burwell regarding the legality of federal subsidies in the Affordable Care Act has major implications for healthcare providers. But hospital executives are hopeful that their institutions will avoid any dire consequences if the court doesn't uphold the subsidies, Reuters reported.
The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments today in the King v. Burwell case, which questions the legality of tax subsidies for health insurance purchased on Healthcare.gov. FierceHealthPayer attended the proceedings in person.
The Office of Inspector General is planning to beef up its oversight of the Affordable Care Act, keeping a close eye on subsidies and how the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services protects individuals' personal information, according to an OIG report.
With less than two weeks until the Supreme Court hears the King v. Burwell case regarding the legality of federal subsidies, the healthcare insurance industry continues to speculate over its potential outcome.