GM Workers Approve Contract After 40-Day Strike
“It’s a rich contract for workers. The health care coverage would be the envy of nearly every worker in America.”
U.S. to No Longer Defend Key ACA Provisions
The Justice Department says the repeal of the penalty for failing to obtain health insurance makes the individual mandate unconstitutional.
CVS to Create Healthcare Giant With Aetna Buy
The $69 billion deal is "a case of a sector self-disrupting before an actual disruptor shows up," Forbes says, referring to Amazon.
Senate Health Bill Wins Corporate Favor
While millions would become uninsured if the bill became law, group health plans would mostly benefit, observers say.
Hedge Funders Charged With Insider Trading
Analysts at Deerfield Capital allegedly used tips from a government employee in advance of announcements on Medicare reimbursement rates.
TrumpCare Could Cause Cost Shift To Employers, Experts Warn
Millions of newly uninsured could cause a spike in costs for health-care providers, who likely would pass the costs on to private payers.
Judge Derails Aetna-Humana Megamerger
The deal would substantially reduce competition in the Medicare Advantage market, a judge says in upholding the DoJ's antitrust lawsuit.
Aetna Joins Insurer Exodus From ACA Exchanges
The nation's third-largest insurer will stop selling plans on exchanges in 11 states, fueling concerns about the viability of the marketplaces.
74% of Employers Exposed to ‘Cadillac Tax’
Rather than applying only to the most generous health plans, a survey says the tax will "weigh heavily" on most businesses.
Wellness Programs: Tell Us What You Think
Where do you stand on the cost effectiveness and utility of workplace wellness programs?
High Deductibles Spur Health Cost Shift to Workers
A Kaiser survey finds increases in deductibles and premium contributions have easily outstripped wage growth since 2010.