Category Archive: The Department Of Health & Human Services (HHS)

Horizon, SelectHealth share lessons learned from ACA marketplaces

In an attempt to get a pulse on the health insurance marketplace during year three of Affordable Care Act open enrollment, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services hosted Thursday a panel of speakers from private insurance companies like Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Select Health. Panelists discussed the challenges the payers have faced as well as strategies they’ve cultivated since the ACA went into effect.

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Healthcare fraud cases reach record high

Last year saw 377 federal healthcare fraud cases, a 3 percent increase from the previous year, a 7.7 percent increase compared to five years ago, and a 9.9 percent bump from nine years ago.read more

Officials tight-lipped on federal health exchange details

As federal officials work to create the health insurance exchange to be implemented in any state not operating its own marketplace, they've kept most of the details out of the public's eye–quite a contrast from many states' exchange-planni…

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