• CMS Announces Major 2019 Funding Cut to ACA Navigator Program

    2 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    The Trump administration has announced major cuts to 2019 funding for the Affordable Care Act's navigator outreach program, which helps consumers choose health insurance policies in state exchanges ...
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  • U.S. Insurers Say the Opioid Crisis Might Be Declining

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    A silver lining might be appearing on the dark cloud of America's opioid epidemic.
    Members of the health insurance network Blue Cross Blue Shield recorded a 5% decline in opioid abuse diagnoses last year, the BCBS reported yesterday .
    The rate of opioid use disorder claims, which had been climbing since 2013, seems to have stabilized in 2016 and 2017, hovering around six claims per 1,000 members. Overdose deaths continue to climb, however, and the finding does not refer to addiction rates in the entire country, just those recorded among the insurance network's 41 million members.
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  • Bucking Trump, Health Insurers Expand Obamacare Footprints

    2 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Health insurers Bright Health, Centene, Oscar Health and Blue Cross plans are forging ahead with Obamacare expansions despite verbal and financial attacks from the Trump administration.
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