Health Insurance

Mar 21, 2023
AHA comments on the proposed Standards for Health Care Attachments Transactions and Electronic Signatures, and Modification to Referral Certification and Authorization Transaction Standard.
Mar 20, 2023
Commercial health plan abuses must be addressed to ensure fair coverage for patients and providers. The AHA has worked to hold health plans accountable through letters, statements, white papers, member updates and earned media.
Mar 20, 2023
A recent Urban Institute report highlights the issue of medical debt but fails to examine two of the chief driving forces of this debt: inadequate enrollment in comprehensive health care coverage and high-deductible health plans that intentionally push more costs onto patients.
Mar 20, 2023
A recent Urban Institute report highlighting medical debt fails to examine how inadequate health coverage drives this debt, writes Molly Smith, AHA’s group vice president of public policy.
Mar 15, 2023
This April through June under the Inflation Reduction Act, Medicare will reduce the coinsurance amount for 27 Part B prescription drugs from 20% to somewhere between 10% and 19.9%, depending on the drug, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today.
Feb 28, 2023
A new UnitedHealthcare Rewards program will pay eligible plan members, including spouses, up to $1,000 a year for achieving various daily health goals and one-time activities when documented through wearable devices.
Feb 13, 2023
Commenting today on the CMS proposed policy and technical changes to the Medicare Advantage program for contract year 2024, AHA voiced strong support for proposals to strengthen MA organization oversight and consumer protections and ensure greater equity between Traditional Medicare and the MA…
Jan 31, 2023
After surveying more than 21,000 consumers since 2017, leaders from Accenture have found some interesting answers and developed conclusions about where health care organizations should invest to improve the patient experience.
Jan 17, 2023
Providers, payers, data analytics companies and others working to transform health care gathered last week at the 41st annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to give updates on their strategies and progress.