The Department of Labor Dec. 19 rescinded a 2018 final rule which modified the definition of “employer” under federal law such that more individuals, including sole proprietors, were eligible to participate in association health plans based on geography or industry.
The AHA provides comments in response to the CMS' Request for Information regarding advanced explanation of benefits and Good Faith Estimates for covered individuals.
Increases in consolidation and alignment between commercial health plans and pharmacy benefit managers have resulted in a series of business practices designed to steer patients to insurer-affiliated pharmacies and away from patients’ longstanding providers to the detriment of patient care.
The AHA urges the FTC to increase scrutiny on insurer-mandated white bagging policies, as well as the impact of PBM-negotiated rebates and other business practices on the 340B drug discount pricing program and overall drug prices and drug price increases.
AHA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Association of American Medical Colleges in a friend-of-the-court brief asks the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center violated its fiduciary duties by selecting a…
AHA today joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Association of American Medical Colleges in a friend-of-the-court brief asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut to dismiss the case.
The recent release of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s annual employer health benefits survey put data behind a number of trends that surfaced during the pandemic. But a deeper look at the trends behind the numbers illustrates why many employees are feeling the pinch of rising health care costs and…
The Department of Labor released a temporary rule revising regulations implementing certain paid leave provisions through Dec. 31 under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.