Keyword: America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
A federal appeals judge is allowing Democrats to join the legal defense of the ACA.
The Medicare at 50 Act, introduced earlier this week, is already getting pushback from healthcare organizations.
Democrats in are now putting a spotlight on so-called junk insurance plans touted by the Trump administration.
In a survey by the AMA, 28% of physicians said the prior authorization process has led to serious or life-threatening adverse events for patients.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar is challenging Congress to take up the administration’s plan to end safe harbor protections for drug rebates.
Industry groups like Humana and the American College of Rheumatology have weighed in on CMS' proposals. The comment period ended Friday.
CareFirst is donating $1.5 million to charities that assist federal workers affected by the government shutdown, plus more insurance headlines.
Humana has reached a deal with Trinity Health to include seven hospitals in the payer's Medicare Advantage network, plus more healthcare headlines.
However, they raised concerns about changes to federal rate setting standards.
AHIP argued that the tactic of obtaining duplicative patents leads to higher costs for consumers and insurers.