Indiana is pushing the bounds of Medicaid with the first-ever consumer-driven health plan for low-income populations. It's opening up new possibilities for other right-leaning states, but testing federal limits.
The nation's largest insurer could be shut out from the largest state insurance exchange, as regulators pursuing an active purchaser strategy try to nurture a loyal group of underwriters for the long-term.
The nurse turned hospital executive turned chief federal healthcare regulator is leaving the government. Now the industry is left wondering: Who will take the reigns in the Obama Administration's pivotal fourth quarter?