Tag Archives: affordable care act

AMA Reports Insurer Markets “Highly Concentrated” and Increasing

A recent report by the American Medical Association (AMA) found that 74 percent of health insurance markets are highly concentrated — and that number is rising. What are the causes and potential consequences of concentration? Are premiums expected to increase in 2021?

The Rundown | Week of 8.19.2019

“Note bloat” or workplace chaos, which is more likely to cause burnout? How does social media affect boys and girls differently? What is CMS’ new rating system? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 7.1.2019

Do EHR messages cause burnout? Are brain supplements effective for cognitive health? Does growing income inequality lead to health injustice? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 4.29.2019

Do prior authorizations harm patients? Has childhood mortality decreased? How could the ACA ease an economic downturn? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

The Rundown | Week of 4.22.2019

What healthcare reforms have bipartisan support? Which health apps unknowingly disclose sensitive data? Does the ACA lead to fewer uninsured visits? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

How Did the Government Shutdown Affect Healthcare?

After 35 days, the longest government shutdown in American history has ended — at least temporarily. From unpaid medical debt to skipped food inspections to unapproved generic drugs, the closure seriously impacted the healthcare industry. Learn how and find out what this means for the future.

The Rundown | Week of 12.17.2018

Is anxiety as harmful as smoking? What will happen to the Affordable Care Act following a Texas judge’s ruling? When will the Cigna-Express Scripts deal close?
Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

The Rundown | Week of 11.26.2018

Does employer-sponsored insurance decrease PCP visits? Healthcare marketplace enrollment is down, but by how much and why? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

The Rundown | Week of 9.3.2018

Will Texas attorneys general overturn the Affordable Care Act? Why is $9-billion blood-testing startup Theranos dissolving? Is coconut oil healthy? How is Big Tobacco targeting young smokers? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s biggest issues!



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