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Study: ACA improved healthcare access, affordability

In addition to expanding insurance coverage for millions of Americans, the Affordable Care Act also improved care affordability and access--though large gaps remain, particularly for low-income adults, a new study found.

Rethink the link between insurance premiums and wellness programs

Wellness programs that track physical activity and use incentives to reward progress are seen as a novel way to make health insurance pricing more equitable, but there is a fine line between rewarding personal responsibility and discriminatory pricing schemes.

6 ways provider networks can help minorities access care

If insurers implement certain standards into their provider networks, they can help minority populations receive better care and thereby lower costs, according to a new issue brief from Families USA.