A weeklong test of the ICD-10 coding system by 500 providers resulted in a 76% acceptance rate, according to CMS.
More than half of all Medicaid beneficiaries nationwide were enrolled in a managed care organization as of September 2014, according to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Fund.
The ACA has had a significant impact on uninsurance rates for racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new study by the Urban Institute.
The number of states deciding to pursue some form of Medicaid expansion continues to grow, with Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Tennessee and Wyoming moving forward or indicating intent to pursue an alternative plan.
Customers at 7-11 stores who use a bill-paying system will receive information promoting the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period on their printed receipts, allowing HHS to reach financially underserved consumers.
Almost 2.5 million consumers signed up for health insurance through December 15 as part of open enrollment, and 48% were new consumers.
Medicare Advantage (MA) members in Humana’s accountable care programs in 2013 had 7% fewer emergency room visits and 4% fewer inpatient hospital admissions than members in traditional, fee-for-service settings.
Looking to capitalize on California’s decision to expand Medicaid, Blue Shield of California has purchased Care 1st of Monterey Park, which will add 473,000 Medicaid managed-care members to its rolls.
In at least 37 states, the three largest insures account for 80% of total health plan enrollment, according to a new study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Total national health spending slowed from 4.1% in 2012 to 3.6% in 2013, the slowest rate of growth since it was first tracked in 1960, according to a report from the Office of the Actuary (OACT) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).