Indiana on Tuesday became the latest state to expand its Medicaid program through the Affordable Care Act, as another Republican governor agreed to accept federal dollars to extend government health coverage to low-income state residents.
The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform over the next four years the way that the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals, rewarding providers that achieve better outcomes for patients rather than those that just do more.
The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform the way the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals in the next four years, rewarding providers that achieve better outcomes for patients rather than just do more.
Marilyn Tavenner, who oversees the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs and played a central role in implementing the Affordable Care Act, is stepping down.
The number of Americans who put off needed medical care fell substantially last year, according to a new survey that provides one of the fullest pictures of how the federal health law may be improving not only insurance coverage but also access to healthcare.
Congressional Republicans renewed their assault Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, as the House passed legislation to redefine the law's definition of full-time work, a key detail that would affect how employers must provide health benefits to workers.
Although the Affordable Care Act has not led to soaring insurance costs, as many critics claimed it would, the law hasn't provided much relief to American workers either, according to a new study of employer-provided health benefits.
Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance.