People who have opted out of exchange coverage will not need to back up their claim for a mandate exemption with paperwork when they file their 2018 taxes, according to the CMS.
In a Texas court Wednesday, Republican attorneys general will seek an overturn of the Affordable Care Act by leveraging a Democratic argument that elimination of the individual mandate penalty makes the law's coverage protections unfeasible.
Between 2010 and 2017, more than 19 million people moved from the ranks of the uninsured to insured. With the 2019 open-enrollment season fast approaching, here's a look at some key demographic data.
The plan, backed by a coalition of policymakers including former Sen. Rick Santorum, largely mirrors last year's failed Graham-Cassidy bill, and doesn't have a clear path to passage in Congress.
As the Trump administration and some in Congress whittle away at the Affordable Care Act, blue states are filling in gaps in an attempt to bolster their markets. Others are picking up chainsaws.
As states' hopes for CSR and reinsurance funding collapsed this week in Congress, officials and legislators are racing to rein in individual market premiums for 2019.
RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association, retired Sunday after 32 years at the head of the labor union that has 150,000 members across the country.
Idaho lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow state officials to seek a dual 1332-1115 waiver to expand coverage and move chronically ill patients to Medicaid—a wildly popular idea in theory. But is it politically feasible?
New York and Minnesota are suing HHS over its sudden decision to end federal funding for health programs in their states that cover low-income individuals who aren't eligible for Medicaid.
While dealing with the physical and mental trauma of surviving a mass shooting, those who lived also face mounting medical bills.
Demand for doctor and hospital services slightly waned in 2016 after intense demand the previous year as previously uninsured consumers got the care they needed thanks to expanded coverage under the ACA.
Fewer people are uninsured in states that set up their own Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges than in states that use HealthCare.gov, data from the CDC shows.