The prices hospitals post won’t include the costs of having a doctor look at you, and because insurance often covers some of the cost, it’s unlikely that the price you see will be the price you pay.
Several new laws mandating health insurers cover procedures and instructions for handling certain health conditions are taking effect in Maryland in the new year.
Thousands of uninsured, low-income Virginians will have new health care coverage starting in the new year.
The number of children who are uninsured in the U.S. is on the rise for the first time in nearly a decade, with 276,000 more children going without insurance in President Donald Trump’s first year in office than in 2016.
New rules that began going into effect last month allow sole proprietors and other business owners without employees to form what are known as association health plans, or AHPs.
Roughly 70 percent of Virginia’s 132 cities and counties have only one carrier, and the re-entry by Anthem Healthkeepers will decrease the amount to 45 percent.
Most health insurance companies offering coverage through the individual market say they need to raise rates in the coming year.
In a bill signing ceremony in Annapolis, Hogan said state leaders had to step in because Congress failed to act: “This problem should have been solved in Washington, but nothing has been done,”
Aetna’s stock has surged after a news report said CVS Health is in talks to buy the insurer in a deal that could be worth more than $60 billion.
Two out of the four insurers in the marketplace revised their rates down from their initial filings, one as much as half of what proposed in D.C.
The White House says in a statement that the Department of Health and Human Services has determined there is no appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers under the Obamacare law.
The Maryland Insurance Administration approved premium increases for individual health insurance plans offered in the state for 2018 averaging 33 percent, less than what companies originally asked.
Health insurance companies have submitted average rate increase requests for the 2018 individual plan markets to the Maryland Insurance Administration that range from 18 percent to nearly 59 percent.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the GOP’s health care bill says that the revised version would have similar effects on health insurance coverage and premiums, and a smaller effect on reducing the federal deficit than initially predicted.
The Maryland Insurance Administration has approved premium increases for individual health care insurance plans of an average 25.2 percent for 2017.
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