Health Insurance Exchange

April 24, 2015 | Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

Thousands of families with a disabled or deceased parent may have received a lower subsidy than they deserved to buy health coverage through the federal insurance marketplace as a result of a calculation error by the federal government.

April 23, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Consumer advocates and an activist insurance commissioner in California are renewing a push for premium review authority, while the state exchange is moving ahead with its own version of active purchasing.

April 20, 2015 | Anthony Brino

With another round of venture capital, Oscar Health Insurance is getting ready to enter new markets and try to become more than just a niche concierge health plan.

April 17, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Kicking off the spring season of managed care earnings statements, UnitedHealth Group shows that business is bustling for modernizing American healthcare and expanding insurance.

April 10, 2015 | Anthony Brino

How far can private exchanges go? New data suggest a large migration is in the works, even as the model brings some uncertainties for employers and insurers.

April 10, 2015 | Anthony Brino

To fix financial woes, New York City's taxpayer-owned health system is plotting a comeback and planning to give more residents a kind of public option for health insurance.

April 6, 2015 | Anthony Brino

One health system is getting on the wave of health transparency and posting price estimates, although it still comes with barriers to patients shopping around for health services.

April 3, 2015 | Anthony Brino

New evidence from Massachusetts suggests that expanded health insurance may not bring the needed benefits of reduced hospitalization, and could spur a rethinking of cost-sharing for valuable primary care.

April 3, 2015 | Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

Even though consumers are digging deeper to cover rising out-of-pocket medical costs, they're contributing less to health savings accounts that could help take the sting out of their expenses.

April 2, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Pennsylvania's largest insurer and newest integrated delivery network operator took a financial loss for the second year in a row, but that may actually help if scrutiny of its nonprofit status continues.

March 31, 2015 | Anthony Brino

Across the Mississippi River from a bankrupt cousin, a Midwestern cooperative insurer is entering year two with a sizable membership that will test its model of partnering with hospitals.

March 27, 2015 | Anthony Brino

There is a fair amount of hope for private health insurance exchanges in the commercial group market, but a pure defined contribution option will actually require a quite disruptive change.

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