ANN ARBOR — Health care spending growth is moderating as the effects of the improved economy and the Affordable Care Act spread through the economy, according to a monthly report from the Ann Arbor health care consultants Altarum Institute. 360 more words
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A very cool interactive tool from the Commonwealth Fund on the variations in spending and quality around the U.S.
Sadly, people in my state, Missouri, spend more and get lower quality care. 90 more words
ANN ARBOR — Health care prices in the United States were just 1.1 percent higher in June than they were a year earlier, according to the latest Health Sector Economic Indicators, released by the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at the Ann Arbor-based healthcare consultant Altarum Institute. 335 more words
ANN ARBOR — More insurance coverage equals more health care spending and more health care hiring, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators released Thursday by the Ann Arbor-based Altarum Institute. 494 more words
Gee, rates are going up. Is anyone actually surprised by this? From The Federalist….
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It appears that after a full year of costly medical claims and now knowing that most of their losses on the exchanges won’t be covered, some insurers have little choice but to raise rates precipitously.
The Supreme Court will soon render an opinion in King v. Burwell challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. If the Court agrees with the plaintiffs, then anyone receiving health insurance through one of the federal exchanges operating in 33 states is not eligible to receive a subsidy. 314 more words
The Supreme Court will soon render an opinion in King v. Burwell, challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act which stipulates that subsidies can only be paid “through an Exchange established by the State.” If the plaintiffs are upheld, it will mean that anyone receiving health insurance through one of the federal exchanges operating in 33 states is not eligible to receive a subsidy. 265 more words