Access & Health Coverage

Nov 16, 2018
An estimated 28.5 million U.S. residents, or 8.8%, lacked health insurance when surveyed in the first six months of 2018, according to preliminary data released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov 2, 2018
When more people have health coverage, everyone wins—the patients who need care, the insurers that provide coverage, and the hospitals and health systems that provide care. 
Oct 26, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today updated the window-shopping feature at HealthCare.gov to allow consumers to preview 2019 health plans and prices before open enrollment begins Nov. 1.
Oct 26, 2018
Open enrollment on the marketplaces begins on Nov. 1 for 2019 coverage and runs through Dec. 15, and America’s hospitals and health systems have a vital role to play in connecting consumers with health coverage.
Oct 11, 2018
The average premium for a benchmark plan at HealthCare.gov will decline 1.5 percent in 2019 to $406, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today.
Apr 18, 2019
Precancerous cervical lesions associated with human papillomavirus declined sharply in women aged 18–24 between 2008 and 2016, likely reflecting increasing HPV vaccination and changes in detection of these lesions due to updated cervical cancer screening and management recommendations.
Apr 15, 2019
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a public workshop June 18 in Washington, D.C., to assess the impact of certificates of public advantage on health care prices, quality, access and innovation.
Apr 3, 2019
The AHA expressed support for a number of bills being considered today by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that would lower prescription drug costs and strengthen the Affordable Care Act marketplaces to improve access and lower the cost of coverage for consumers.
Apr 1, 2019
In a friend-of-the-court brief filed today, the AHA, along with the Federation of American Hospitals, The Catholic Health Association of the United States, America’s Essential Hospitals, and the Association of American Medical Colleges urged the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a district…