As part of a new federal rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requires hospitals to post their prices for services online. Going into effect on January 1, 2019 set prices for all billable must be publicly posted online.
President Trump recently stated he may issue an executive order to allow individuals to purchase insurance coverage across state lines and through associations. As with any other healthcare regulation, there will be financial winners and losers with these new proposed concepts. If implemented, employers need to understand potential impacts and ways to either benefit from, […]
As Congress continues to develop a replacement option for the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it’s important to recognize one little-known fact: PPACA has dramatically reduced the number of Americans who file for bankruptcy each year.
On October 12, 2017, the Trump administration announced that they would stop funding the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments that the lowest income participants purchasing coverage in the Marketplace receive. These cost-sharing reduction payments are for participants who have a household income that does not exceed 250 % of the federal poverty level.