Despite what their status as non-profits indicate, health systems across the country rake in billions of dollars of profits at the expense of patients…
Over the past few months, the largest private insurance company, UnitedHealth Group got the greenlight to pursue a massive merger with Change…
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The Biden administration released a new proposal for addressing the headache known as prior authorization, a process wherein a health plan approves…
Americans on private health plans are likely familiar with the "managed care" model of health insurance. Most notably, it requires that you seek…
Among a number of crucial elections and ballot measures across the country's 2022 midterms, South Dakotans passed a referendum to expand Medicaid in…
The US Department of Defense (DoD), Coast Guard (USCG), and Veterans' Affairs (VA) are replacing their electronic health record systems with a singular…
The state of Montana has a health plan for state employees run by the Health Care and Benefits Division (HCBD). A few years ago, Montana was in the…
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