A Georgia governor is hoping to pressure a hospital and an insurer to make a deal to get 650,000 beneficiaries out of limbo.
A class-action lawsuit filed last week accuses Cigna of colluding with an administrative claims vendor in a cost-shifting scheme to overcharge members.
The nation's largest health insurer saw a 13.3% increase in Q1 revenues, beating expectations and adding new beneficiaries to Medicare Advantage.
A major health insurer isn't waiting for the Medicare agency to show its hand on how it will address the move toward value-based payments.
Blue states are fighting back against the Republican-controlled federal government's attempts at dismantling of the ACA.
Quality measures used in bundled payment programs don't provide the full picture of the care experience, experts say.
The Medicare agency has moved to expand coverage of MRIs to patients with an implanted cardiac device, without "evidence-based" restrictions.
Medicare paid out $3.7 million in improper payments for telehealth services during a two-year period, according to the OIG.
MA plans have been touted as a way to give more control to seniors, but non-minorities may be reaping most of the benefits.
HSA and HDHP enrollments continue to grow each year, an approach backed by members of Congress and the administration.