The federal government has taken a firm stand against discrimination, issuing a final rule that promotes health equity and takes aim at longstanding disparities within healthcare.
While it generally complied with federal improper payment reporting requirements, the Department of Health and Human Services fell short in several key areas, according to an independent audit conducted by Ernst & Young LLP.
Healthcare providers that violate the False Claims Act could face twice as much in financial penalties if a recent regulation change from the Railroad Retirement Board is any indication.
Citing financial pitfalls over the last two years due to sicker, costlier patients in the Affordable Care Act marketplace, insurers are predicting double-digit premium increases for 2017, according to the Associated Press.
The federal government on Monday issued a long-awaited final rule for Medicaid managed care plans that creates a quality rating system, allows states to set network adequacy standards and limits how much insurers can spend on administrative costs.
Two House Republicans have made good on their threat to subpoena the Department of Health and Human Services to get more information about funding for the ACA's Basic Health Program.
If the remaining states expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, it could greatly expand Americans' access to behavioral healthcare, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services.
As the Affordable Care Act turns six years old this week, the Obama administration is marking the occasion by highlighting its successes and laying out plans for how it might transform the healthcare system going forward.
Two new reports from the federal government provide more details about who signed up for Affordable Care Act plans during the most recent open enrollment period, how they chose coverage and what they paid.
Citing a new report that found prescription drug spending reached $457 billion in 2015, the federal government announced it will test new Medicare Part B payment models to try to tackle those spiraling costs.