A final rule sent to OMB last week resurfaces a contentious regulation last year that loosened "moral exemptions" for birth control coverage.
The unusual fine highlights the need for a layered approach to surprise billing enforcement, one expert says.
Public health and economic problems would ensue if the rule is finalized and millions of children and adults disenroll, says Kaiser Family Foundation.
In an agreement with the state, seven commercial insurers are dropping prior authorization for medications that treat substance abuse disorders.
Consumer organizations are disappointed in the deal, but industry experts say what happens next remains up in the air.
Cost and access remain significant barriers to mental health treatment, according to a new survey.
Aetna agreed to pay three states nearly $650,000. A fourth state, Washington, has not yet disclosed its settlement.
With average silver plan premiums declining in 2019, Verma said predictions from Trump critics have been "proven definitively untrue."
Kaiser's Medicare Advantage plans averaged an overall score of 4.8, boosted by four five-star plans.
President Donald Trump signed two bipartisan bills into law on Wednesday that would ban so-called gag clauses at the pharmacy counter.