Keyword: Covered California
Many insurers offering plans in the Affordable Care Act's exchanges turned a profit for the first time in 2017, a new analysis finds.
Ascension Health has cut hundreds of jobs in Michigan, a growing trend as systems face fiscal pressures.
Every state faces steep individual marketplace premium increases in 2019 and beyond without intervention at the state or federal level.
Some states are weighing options to implement their own insurance mandates, efforts that have largely stalled.
The final tally for Healthcare.gov sign-ups is 8.7 million—a slight dip from the previously announced 8.8 million enrollment total.
From Kaiser Health News: Covered California, the state’s ACA exchange, is wielding a monster marketing budget that devotes $45 million to ads.
From California Healthline: California has fined Anthem Blue Cross $5 million for repeatedly failing to resolve consumer grievances in a timely manner.
From Kaiser Health News: California’s health exchange has ordered insurers to add a surcharge to certain policies next year.
From Kaiser Health News: California and other states will exempt themselves from a federal rule that cuts the ACA open enrollment period in half.
From California Healthline: For about 60,000 Covered California customers, there will be only one insurer left in their communities next year.