A Texas judge has ruled the Affordable Care Act was rendered unconstitutional when Congress removed the individual mandate during tax reform.
On Thursday, Sept. 27, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II flew to Nashville to share thoughts and updates on healthcare coverage in America during a Nashville Health Care Council Event held at Lipscomb University.
President Donald Trump announced his pick to replace Justice Kennedy on Monday evening, July 9. He selected 53-year-old Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court, pending Congressional approval.
On Thursday, Oct. 12, President Donald Trump made two decisions that signal significant changes to healthcare.
Oct. 17, 2017 ... HELP Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash) have released a bipartisan compromise to restore funding for subsidies that help low income Americans with out-of-pocket health insurance costs while giving states more flexibility in ACA implementation. On Oct. 19, Alexander and Murray announced 24 bipartisan co-sponsors.
Sept. 19 statement from Senate HELP Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) on bipartisan health insurance stabilization indicates work has stalled.
The American Hospital Association has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate outlining the organization's hope that healthcare deliberations keep coverage at the center of the conversation for patients and the providers who care for them.
On May 15, the American Medical Association (AMA) urged Senate leaders to keep in mind patients at risk of losing their insurance coverage. "Significant changes to the ACA or Medicaid program potentially threaten the ability for millions of Americans to obtain and retain coverage. It is these citizens, constituents, and patients who should be at the center of this debate," wrote AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD.
Proposals to alter the market rules applying to the individual and small group health insurance markets would likely require changing the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) risk adjustment program, the American Academy of Actuaries said in an issue brief published today.
Discussions about repealing, replacing or repairing the ACA continue as legislators from both sides of the aisle grapple with accessibility and affordability. Nashville Medical News is pleased to share the ideas and opinions of two of our U.S. Representatives from Middle Tennessee on the issue.
With ACA repeal and replace in full swing, Leadership Health Care continues the streak of planning the annual trek to Washington, D.C. at pivotal moments impacting the healthcare industry.
House Republicans have begun the process to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While many are still combing through the details of the American Health Care Act, reaction is beginning to flow in.
AHIP's Marilyn Tavenner and AHA's Rick Pollack recently addressed federal reform efforts as the president and legislators grapple with repealing, replacing or repairing the country's healthcare system.
The day before Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Nashville Health Care Council welcomed 650 members to hear top investment analysts discuss 2017 predictions for the healthcare industry at the annual "Wall Street's View on Prospects for the Health Care Industry" program.
PwC's Health Research Institute looks at areas of interest to the industry in 2017 starting with the looming questions surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
Nation's largest association of physicians calls on Congress to carefully consider 'replace' before 'repeal' to ensure no loss of coverage and access to care.
An important Open Enrollment deadline is quickly approaching. Tomorrow, December 15, is the last day to apply on HealthCare.gov for healthcare coverage beginning January 1, 2017.
Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment begins Tuesday, Nov. 1 with a festive event to encourage uninsured Tennesseans to get covered and others to re-enroll. Mayor Megan Barry, Tennessee Titan David Bass and enrollment navigation specialists will be at the launch at East Park Community Center. Open enrollment continues through Jan. 31, 2017.
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