Four news organizations read through letters sent by 51 senators and 134 members of the House dealing with the health care debate.
The penalty would affect people buying insurance who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days over a year. A surcharge of 30 percent would be attached to their premiums for a year.
People with preexisting conditions will still be able to buy coverage under the GOP plan, but it’s not clear there will be plans anyone can afford.
Blue Shield of California is hoping to steer consumers to “preferred” pharmacies where drugs are cheaper and copays lower.
From Medicaid funding to paying for over-the-counter drugs, the legislation offered by House Republicans offers a far different pathway to coverage than Obamacare.
The health insurance company, which operates in 12 states plus Puerto Rico, grew out of a network of Southern California clinics founded in 1980. Despite lower-than-expected profits in 2016, Molina’s track record of working with low-income patients has generally served it well under Obamacare.
The Trump administration’s first health regulation would shorten the enrollment periods and make it harder for patients to get coverage outside of that annual signup period.
Researchers find that the state’s exchange has succeeded by fostering competition, with a large number of insurers in the mix, aggressively negotiating on premiums and setting conditions for health plan participation.
A new report finds that major insurers like Aetna and UnitedHealth submitted conflicting lists to the state that were off by thousands of doctors.
Republicans’ delay in finding common ground to repeal and replace the health law raises risks that coverage could shrink and rates rise even more, the industry says.