Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.» Read More
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.
Recently published health care figures from the federal government confirm what health advocates have been screaming about for years: charges vary enormously, NBC News reports.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.-- A bill that restructures the way Medicaid is administered passed the Alabama Legislature Tuesday and now awaits the governor's signature. The State Medicaid Agency now pays doctors directly for services provided to Medicaid patients.
CONCORD, N.H.-- New Hampshire has changed key rates to entice medical providers to participate in a managed care network for Medicaid clients currently stalled for lack of providers. Toumpas believes moving to a managed care system will not only save the state money but in the long run improve the health of the state's Medicaid participants.
The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.
For many Americans, the health reform law will forevermore tie their health to their taxes.
Obamacare and the aging of doctors and patients are exacerbating the shortage of primary care physicians.
Three federal agencies, including the IRS, will scrutinize applications for the health-insurance exchanges, which run 15 pages for a three-person family.
America's seniors appear to have grown more burdened by debt in recent years, and experts say a likely culprit is medical expenses.
If you smoke, you might have to pay thousands extra for employee-based health insurance under Obamacare starting next year.
Humana said the government's proposed 2014 payment rates for Medicare participants were lower than expected and would affect its profit outlook, and its shares fell in premarket trading.
A sharp and surprisingly persistent slowdown in the growth of health care costs is helping to narrow the federal deficit, leaving budget experts trying to figure out whether the trend will last.
A new report shows non-network providers are charging insured patients outrageous out-of-network fees. Doctors fault insurers for reimbursing doctors at far lower rates than before.
Flu season is drawing attention to mandatory paid sick leave for the 40 percent of American private-sector workers — more than 40 million people — who don't have it.
Rock bottom interest rates will likely boost key stocks in the biotechnology sector, but Obamacare will dampen prospects for HMO shares.
DaVita could be a beneficiary among health care stocks from changes in the U.S. health care market, an analyst said Wednesday.
Some small businesses are rethinking their business models to address the new federal health-care law.