Health care reform faces more dangers than those posed by the Supreme Court and 2012 elections, say health care specialists

While the Affordable Care Act faces a questionable future with the coming Supreme Court hearing and the 2012 elections, the rising U.S. deficit may pose…

Obama gives states control over healthcare benefit levels

The Obama administration has announced that it has shifted the power from the federal government to the states themselves in deciding the level of medical…

Healthcare overhaul to bring health insurance to approximately 2.5 million more young adults

A new rule in the healthcare reform has made it possible for many young Americans to maintain their coverage under their parents’ plans, which will…

Connecticut health insurance exchange board comes under fire for being unfriendly to consumers

Connecticut’s plans for a health insurance exchange have hit turbulent waters. The state, which has supported the concept of an exchange program thus far, has…

HHS upholds medical loss ratio provision, changes some aspects of the overarching law

Despite daunting opposition, the Department of Health and Human Services has remained firm on the medical loss ratio provision of the Affordable Care Act. The…

Role of the Federal Insurance Office questioned at recent panel hosted by the U.S. Treasury Department

As the insurance landscape begins to change and take a new form, the role of the Federal Insurance Office, a federal agency set up after…

Supreme Court orders briefings ahead of health care showdown

In November, the Supreme Court announced that it would be hearing cases regarding the Affordable Care Act. Appeals from 26 states regarding the matter will…