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Regulators warn that suggestions to address surprise bills, such as rate setting and payment caps, come with significant downsides for states.
States looking to experiment with health coverage can apply for ACA waivers—but many are looking beyond such waivers to boost the exchanges.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is weighing reference pricing and binding arbitration as possible solutions for rising drug prices in Part B.
New state policies could help mitigate the costs of surprise out-of-network billing, according to the Brookings Institution.
If states set up their own individual mandates, the laws could bring in a combined potential revenue of over $5.6 billion.
The unusual fine highlights the need for a layered approach to surprise billing enforcement, one expert says.
States working to stabilize their individual exchanges still face challenges with urban versus rural members and unsubsidized membership.
More research shows the individual mandate has dropped uninsured rates by double digits, but finding the exact percentage is difficult.
Patients pay equal attention to online ratings that measure a physician’s clinical ability as well as those that measure patient experience, according to a study.
Expansion has come at a minimum cost to states and GOP governors have openly praised the program, one health policy analyst says.