Employers expect health insurance costs to rise 7 percent next year so they are looking to beef up their cost-control measures, including boosting wellness programs and enhancing employees' cost-sharing measures.
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to block the health reform law's contraception provision requiring employers and insurers to provide free birth control. Nebraska filed the lawsuit on behalf of six other states--Texas, Ohio, Florida, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Michigan--and three Catholic institutions.
Despite all the doom-and-gloom warnings that employers would drop health insurance coverage in response to the health reform law, a new survey shows that most employers still offer health plans. The
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) could prove a popular option with employer groups looking to keep their workers insured while controlling costs, concludes a new study by consulting firms Aon
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has debunked two long-held assumptions used by opponents of expanded health insurance coverage under the healthcare reform. First, the
HHS has awarded $70.9 million in grants to 13 states in an effort to help those states expand healthcare coverage for their uninsured citizens. The grants are paid for by the new State Health Access
Remember not long ago when the nation's hospital associations made their big, oh-so-noble announcement about the cuts they were willing to endure to support the cause of health reform? The White