The Texas Medical Association proposes measures to ease doctors' administrative burden so they can work more efficiently.
Roughly 80 million people--43 percent of America's working-age adults--did not go to the doctor or seek other medical services because of cost, according to the Commonwealth Fund's 2012 biennial health insurance survey.
Employer-based health insurance has been declining, with fewer members in these types of commercial plans last year than in 2008. Instead, more people are either uninsured or receive health insurance through a government-based program, according to a new Gallup poll.
Insurers in Massachusetts are on the forefront of a growing trend to help consumers price medical procedures and services, as well as find specialists and other doctors, reported The Boston Globe .
After losing almost all funding under the fiscal cliff agreement, consumer oriented and operated plans are urging federal officials to support them in any possible way.
It's pretty hard to take advantage of a deal allowing you to, say, get a free cancer screening if you don't know that said deal even exists. That's why covering preventive care is only...
Health insurers aren't interested in selling plans across state lines, even though several states have recently enacted laws allowing out-of-state insurers to join their markets, says a new paper from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute.
The Obama administration is facing another round of legal battles over the reform law's mandate that employers provide birth control, the morning-after pill and other preventive healthcare services for women.
Payers are taking a middle-ground approach toward how healthcare IT can transform their businesses, with somewhat less than half saying it will mitigate rising costs in coming years, according to a survey by KPMG.
Employers expect health insurance costs to rise 7 percent next year so they are looking to beef up their cost-control measures, including boosting wellness programs and enhancing employees' cost-sharing measures.