Congressional investigators recently announced that HealthCare.gov – the website used by millions of Americans to get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act – had experienced over 300 cyber security incidents. These events had… Read More
A recent study found that close to 95% of medical provider visits were paid with fee-for-service payments in 2013. This was an increase of more than 1% since 2010. The rest of the payments were paid with capitation, meaning the provider received… Read More
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CMS has recently published a final list that contains more than 19,000 essential community providers (ECPs). These providers care for predominately low-income and underserved populations. CMS also… Read More
A study completed by the National Center for Health Statistics recently found that the uninsured rate in the U.S. continued to decrease last year. In 2014, the rate of uninsured Americans was at 11.5%. By 2015, this rate had fallen to 9.1%.
Among… Read More
Some students headed for college this fall will get top-drawer health coverage at little or no cost, because Medicaid will pay the premium for the college’s student health plan.
The program is already being used at some Minnesota and… Read More