Health Insurance

Apr 7, 2021
Just over 528,000 people selected a 2021 health plan through the federally facilitated marketplace between Feb. 15 and March 31 during the special enrollment period created in response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported today.
Apr 7, 2021
The availability of swift, accurate and reliable diagnostic testing during the public health emergency has been extremely important.
Mar 31, 2021
The AHA and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists urge the Food and Drug Administration to take appropriate enforcement action to protect patients from a payer-mandated drug distribution model known as “white bagging.”
Mar 16, 2021
AHA urges the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to align the Hospital Price Transparency Rule with new transparency requirements included in the No Surprises Act.
Mar 12, 2021
Patients should expect that any drugs or medications they require are safe, administered effectively and available when needed. But, some commercial health insurance companies are changing the rules about how drugs are handled and administered, with serious consequences for patient care.
Mar 8, 2021
Regulators should prohibit health insurers from preventing hospitals and physicians in their networks from directly acquiring and storing drugs used in patient care. A number of large health insurers are requiring these providers to accept drugs purchased or handled by their own or affiliated…
Mar 4, 2021
More than 206,000 people selected a 2021 health plan through the federally facilitated marketplace Feb. 15-28, the first two weeks of a special enrollment period created in response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reports.
Mar 3, 2021
Commercial health plan abuses must be addressed to ensure fair coverage for patients and providers. The AHA has worked to hold health plans accountable through letters, statements, white papers, member updates and earned media.
Feb 4, 2021
The AHA requests that the Federal Trade Commission use its resources to tackle several issues that are adversely impacting hospitals as well as reconsider its recently announced retrospective study of mergers between physician groups and health care facilities.
Jan 29, 2021
Our country is ready, eager and hopeful this year for at least a partial return to the pre-COVID-19 world. Everyone has a role to play in getting there.