Boost for expanding Medicaid: Researchers find preventive care rises with broader insurance coverageDecember 02, 2013
People with health insurance are not more likely to engage in risky behaviors, but instead focus more on preventative care according to new research.
Will working in long-term care — or anywhere else, for that matter — soon become like flying Samoa Air? It's possible, maybe even likely.
Government officials moved forward with Affordable Care Act provisions Tuesday that include banning health insurance companies from discriminating based on pre-existing conditions, outlining standards for coverage, and promoting employee wellness programs.
Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee have threatened to subpoena federal health officials to gain access to public relations contracts related to the Affordable Care Act.
A tax credit designed to make it easier for small businesses to offer health insurance is underused, a government report finds.
The House passed a bill (H.R. 2576) last week that would count Social Security as income in determining eligibility for Medicaid and federal subsidies for health insurance exchanges, starting in 2014.
In the first large-scale study to assess the impact of Medicaid, researchers say they have showed that health insurance for low-income individuals results in their improved physical, mental and financial health.
Twenty-four nursing home resident advocacy groups have asked the Department of Health and Human Services to require that nursing home owners provide health insurance to their employees.
Overwhelmed at the prospect of offering health insurance for every employee, several nursing home operators are asking the Obama administration for exemption from certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
It is no secret that employee benefit plans are some of a nursing company's biggest expenses. If health insurance costs are $6,000 to $7,000 a year for each employee, how does management still give everyone a raise that will be perceived as meaningful?
Although premiums for family health coverage rose by just 3% in 2010, workers' shares of the cost of the plans has jumped 14%, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation.