Insurers, Hospitals Coming Up With New Ways To Cut Costs From Buying Services In Bulk Under ‘Obamacare’
As health care costs rise in Florida, insurers and hospitals vested in the success of the Affordable Care Act, are coming up with new ways to cut costs from buying services in bulk and piloting programs to lowering hospital readmission rates and limiting the number of doctors within a plan’s network.
Opponents and proponents of the federal health care law squared off in Tampa on Wednesday, portraying the impending insurance changes as either a massive disaster or the necessary savior of America’s health.
Florida residents are finally getting to see what so-called “Obamacare” means for them as state insurance officials released rate details late Wednesday showing how much some health plans may cost under the new federal health law and how many providers will be participating in the state exchange.
In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]
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Gov. Rick Scott announced plans Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more people under the federal health overhaul, a surprise decision from the vocal critic of President Barack Obama’s plan.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott announced plans Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more people under the federal health overhaul, a surprise decision from the vocal critic of President Barack Obama’s […]
A homeless man who was arrested after threatening the life of President Barack Obama claimed that he only did so in order to get needed medical attention.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott is coming under fire again that he is overstating the potential cost to Florida taxpayers of the federal health care overhaul. Scott on Monday met with Health and […]