In Focus Blog
October 26, 2016
Challenges outlined by healthcare experts back in 2010 are coming to pass, as young adults do not see the current penalties for going without coverage as enough incentive to become insured.
October 25, 2016
A year after its high-profile arrival in New Jersey, Horizon's OMNIA plan will give most enrollees premium increases of 5% to 6%—far less than the 25% average increase announced in a report from HHS.
October 24, 2016
Lawmakers have been working on the problem of what to do about out-of-network bills that result from emergency room care for more than a year.
October 21, 2016
A study of heavy drinkers found that those who drank coffee regularly were less than half as likely to develop alcoholic hepatitis. A certain genotype was also found to be a significant protective factor.
October 20, 2016
The assessment comes after HHS has put months of effort into attracting young, uninsured adults, including those who have previously paid a penalty for not being insured and those who are likely eligible for financial assistance.
October 19, 2016
The findings in Diabetologia separate the effects of activity from diet and other behaviors across 23 studies covering more than 1 million people.
October 18, 2016
The findings of a poll of emergency department physicians were presented at American College of Emergency Physicians' annual Scientific Assembly, which is meeting in Las Vegas.
October 17, 2016
The initiative comes as consumers move away from soda toward healthier beverages. Pepsi, in particular, has seen declining sales, and voters in several US cities will decide on soda taxes on November 8, 2016.