News tagged with affordability

Gauging ACA's effect on primary care access

A new research letter published online by JAMA Internal Medicine assessed the Affordable Care Act's effect on primary care access because millions of uninsured adults have gotten health insurance since major coverage provisions ...

Feb 27, 2017
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Rise in premiums lays bare two Americas on health care

Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he ...

Feb 21, 2017
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The short- and long-term prognosis for Obamacare

(HealthDay)—As confusing as it may be for health insurance buyers and taxpayers, the latest moves on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) don't spell its imminent collapse, according to experts who follow the law.

Feb 21, 2017
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Aetna, Humana call off $34 billion deal

Major health insurers Aetna and Humana called off their $34 billion combination after a federal judge, citing concerns about prices and benefits, rejected the deal.

Feb 14, 2017
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