Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are lower for third consecutive year

19 October 2020 - Increased issuer participation, competition and greater choice on the Federal Health Insurance Exchanges. ...

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Health insurance changes leave many surprised with lack of cover

15 October 2020 - Natalie Glaser was put onto a basic cover that excluded about 72% of procedures she was once ...

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Private health insurance hikes set to hit Australians soon

10 September 2020 - Thousands of Australians have ditched their private health insurance cover in recent months due to money worries. ...

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Thousands drop private health insurance after questioning its value

1 September 2020 - It's crunch time in many households, with money tighter than ever as the economic impact of ...

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Trump program to cover uninsured COVID-19 patients falls short of promise

29 August 2020 - Some patients are still receiving staggering bills. Others don’t qualify because conditions other than Covid-19 were their ...

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Insurance coverage after job loss — the importance of the ACA during the Covid-associated recession

19 August 2020 - During the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. unemployment rate reached 14.7%, the highest level since the Great Depression. ...

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Why are Australians ditching private health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic?

18 August 2020 - Despite the fact a deadly virus is raging around us, thousands of young Australians have decided ...

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'A lot left to be desired': Private health insurers get COVID-19 report card

22 July 2020 - Private health insurers are under pressure to give back half a billion dollars saved on unused ...

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Health is more important than ever for Aussies

19 July 2020 - On Friday I spoke with a Medibank customer of more than 40 years. Margaret had her ...

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The health of private insurance in the US during COVID-19

2 July 2020 - In an insurance based health system, it’s insurers who foot the bill for pandemic care.  ...

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Alternative payment models—victims of their own success?

22 June 2020 - The US health care system requires major changes to make health care more affordable and higher quality. ...

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Health insurers offer premium discounts

4 June 2020 - Claims have dropped as hospitals halt many procedures because of the coronavirus. ...

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COVID-19 and the US health insurance conundrum

3 June 2020 - The devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic go far beyond public health; with many industries on hold ...

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Insurers back plan for private health plans to cover kids up to age 30

20 May 2020 - The Morrison government is considering a proposal to allow young Australians to stay on their parents' ...

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Coverage for biosimilars vs reference products among US commercial health plans

19 May 2020 - The greater use of biosimilars may have the potential to help reduce drug costs.  ...

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