Tag archive for ‘Health insurance’
By On Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Insurance for Disastrous Health Issues – It’s Available

Insurance is available for any number of problems and situations. What many people may not know is that ‘critical illness’ insurance options exist that often provide additional relief for health care consumers. WikipediaDoctors More...

By and On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

More Americans than expected forgo health insurance and pay Obamacare penalties

Getty Images Market Watch — As many as 7.5 million U.S. taxpayers reported that they owed a tax penalty for 2014 for not signing up for health insurance, the Internal Revenue Service said. That amounted to roughly More...

By and On Sunday, December 6th, 2015

U.S. Healthcare Spending Hits $3 Trillion Mark

After five years of historic low growth that averaged about 3.7% per year, spending growth accelerated to 5.3% in 2014, largely in part to the addition of 8.7 million people to government and private health insurance More...

By and On Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Fewer Medicare-Subsidized Drug Plans Means Less Choice For Low-Income Seniors

Lynn Ischay | KHNDenise Scott, 66, is concerned about how much Medicare will pay for her prescriptions in the future. KHN — Even though health problems forced Denise Scott to retire several years ago, she feels More...

By On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Hospitals Increasingly Embrace Medicare Bundled Payments

New data from Avalere Health shows 9 percent of acute care hospitals are engaging in the program, despite financial risks. Elsewhere, hospitals are also not blaming the health law for some industry woes, CMS readies More...

By and On Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Small business insurance exchanges are off to a rocky start

St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Millions of Americans have health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act (ACO), but there’s one area where enrollment has significantly dragged. Few small businesses are getting More...

By and On Sunday, May 17th, 2015

New Medicare Payment Models May End Observation Care

Home care Observation care penalties are a major thorn in the side of hospitals and their patients. But there’s good news: Medicare officials are allowing patients at dozens of facilities across the country More...

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