Medicare Managers May Ease Agent License Rules
States and plan issuers could get more of a say over what happens when licenses lapse.
HealthCare.gov Volume Growth Shrinks
The activity is still much higher than it was a year ago, according to CMS data.
Trump White House Logs Document Drug Industry Visitors, Meetings
At least one of the visitors came from a big health insurer.
Trump’s Treasury Proposes ‘Too Big to Fail’ Changes
The list of insurers officials consulted includes AIG, John Hancock, MetLife and Prudential Financial.
Trump's CMS Posts 2018 Medicare Premiums
Medicare Part A premiums will rise 2%, and Medicare Part B premiums will be confusing.
DOL Unit Prepares Multi-Employer Health Purchasing Proposal
The OMB is putting a draft of the proposal, which has not been released, through a regulatory review.
Why Outsiders Cannot Transform a Bureaucracy
The author contends that the best way to drain a swamp is to hire someone familiar with the swamp.
Trump Health Pick Has Blamed Health Plans, PBMs for Drug Costs
Bernie Sanders has questioned the idea of putting a former pharmaceutical executive in charge of HHS.
Trump Picks Former Lilly Drug Executive as HHS Secretary
Alexander Azar notes that the Affordable Care Act gives the head of HHS a great deal of flexibility.
Surprise! Obamacare Enrollment Is Actually Rising
An Affordable Care Act skeptic wonders what those strange numbers mean.