Reports that predict sky-high health insurance rates in 2016 may not tell the whole story, according to a new analysis.
Insurers have included prominent cancer centers in their health insurance exchange plans more often than initially estimated, according to a new survey from Avalere Health.
The alternative quality care contract that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has had in place since 2009 could serve as a payment reform "backbone" for other insurers as they increasingly reward quality, efficient care, according to a new report from Avalere Health.
The healthcare industry continues to evolve in the post-Affordable Care Act market. A new Avalere Health report has summarized four key trends that will impact insurers this year as they update their business models to remain profitable and competitive.
Enrollment in Healthcare.gov is expected to reach 10.5 million people by the end of next year, according to an analysis from Avalere Health. That's higher than the White House estimate of 9.1 million enrollees but lower than the Congressional Budget Office's prediction of 13 million.
Premiums are up but deductibles are down in the early weeks of open enrollment for consumers using the federal exchange to shop for unsubsidized plans, according to survey data released by eHealth Inc.
Insurers have increased premiums for the most popular plans sold on the health insurance exchanges after under-pricing the policies last year.
Medicaid and Medicare continue to be campaign issues in the eleventh hour of the midterm legislative and gubernatorial campaigns, and recent headlines suggest payers eyeing Medicaid profits hope for Democratic victories.
Insurers hoping to have the option of selling a new plan on the health insurance exchanges just got a boost for their cause: The so-called "copper plans" could reduce federal healthcare spending by $5.8 billion over the next 10 years, according to an analysis released Tuesday from Avalere Health.
Insurers have varying interpretations of meeting cost-sharing requirements under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new analysis from consulting firm Avalere Health.