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At a hearing Wednesday, federal health officials pointed to billing errors, fraud and overcharges that led Medicare to overpay by staggering sums.
The state was poised to release insurance exchange rates for 2018 — but it backed off for now because of the political upheaval in Washington.
Under the agreement with California regulators, the HMO giant is required to fix delays in patient care, with the guidance of a consultant. The document acknowledges Kaiser has made progress by hiring hundreds of therapists.
As postmortems mount regarding the collapse of the Senate Republican health plan, it’s clear how complex political and policy issues worked against the replacement effort.
A key bill provision would likely lower premiums, but coverage would be skimpier with consumers left to figure out the trade-offs.
Sen. John McCain’s surgery deflated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ambition to push health care bill forward this week.
The Senate draft bill released Thursday to replace the Affordable Care Act risks creating a high-cost ghetto for those with preexisting conditions or long-term sickness, experts say.
The controversial practice — done by just a few other states — recently cast a spotlight on some prominent doctors. Supporters say it improves performance; detractors warn it discourages taking on complex cases.
Six in 10 Americans say they do not approve of the Senate Republicans’ plan to replace Obamacare, according to a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
A new study found that fewer than half of people with health savings accounts deposited any money in them in 2016.