Healthcare insurance is confusing enough for consumers who have a long history of coverage. It is even more so for the newly insured—the eight million Americans who purchased their insurance through the healthcare marketplace.
Add hospitalist to the growing list of medical professionals expressing concerns about the controversial observation status andtwo midnight ruleproposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
HealthCare.gov was developed without effective planning or oversight--and unless the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services takes steps to improve contract management and governance, upcoming open enrollment periods could face problems, according to areportreleased today by the Government Accountability Office. The report also highlights five recommendations for CMS.