A new report from Health and Human Services finds that the uninsured rate has fallen from 20.3 percent prior to the health-care law down to 13.2 percent at the start of 2015. This is a 7.1 percentage-point decrease in the uninsured rate — or, to put it another way, a 35-percent decline in the number of Americans who lack insurance coverage

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On March 4, the justices will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell. If the court rules against the Obama administration, those subsidies could be cut off for everyone in the three dozen states using healthcare.gov, the federal exchange website. A decision is expected by the end of June. Here are five things you should know about the case and its potential consequences

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The health law brought regulations to limit for the first time the cost-sharing in plans. An individual plan sold on an exchange can’t include out-of-pocket costs greater than $6,600. But the regulation still only applies to providers and specialists specified by the plan as “in-network.”

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A report found significant increases in the number of homeless individuals with health insurance in states that expanded Medicaid coverage, which will also benefit hospitals, doctors, and ultimately society

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What is an ACO?

March 27, 2014

With the tens of millions of patients now covered by Accountable Care Organizations, our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD discusses his research on their ethical challenges and the importance of engaging with patients

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Sharing Fairly

March 12, 2014

Our Matt DeCamp blogs about a new paper in which he and colleagues open a conversation about fairly sharing any savings from accountable care organizations

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You can deny 30 million patients access to care, but you can’t deny their need for care

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