Enrollment in private health insurance plans remained concentrated among a small number of issuers in 2015 and 2016, according to a report released last week by the Government Accountability Office. The three largest issuers continued to hold 80 percent or more of the large group, small group and individual market in at least 37 states, GAO found, similar to what the agency previously reported for 2011 through 2014. The Affordable Care Act requires GAO to report on changes in the concentration of enrollment among issuers in overall individual, small group and large group markets, and individual and small group exchanges.
Updated guidance issued last year for states seeking a Section 1332 waiver of certain Affordable Care Act requirements qualifies as a rule under the…
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform today held a hearing on the Trump administration’s position that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals should affirm a…
States and House of Representatives make strong arguments in defense of the Affordable Care Act in the Fifth Circuit
Elrod at the end called the appeal a “very complex case,” and so predictions are even harder than usual. There is no deadline for the court’s decision.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today heard oral arguments in the appeal of a district court decision that struck down the entire Affordable Care Act.
The Centers for Medicare…
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force today recommended a pill that helps prevent the spread of HIV to high-risk patients.