UnitedHealthcare Facing Criticism Over New Policy On ER VisitsAccording to the policy, claims ultimately determined to not be emergencies will be subject to limited or even no coverage.
Supreme Court Set To Hear Texas-Led Challenge To The Affordable Care ActJustices on the U.S. Supreme Court are set to hear oral arguments on the Texas-led challenge to the Affordable Care Act -- also known as Obamacare.
Affordable Care Act Birth Control Case Will Be Argued By Phone To The U.S. Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court continues hearing arguments by telephone and Wednesday the justices will hear a high-profile case involving the Affordable Care Act.
Giving Birth In America Now Costs More Than A Woman Earns In A MonthThe cost of giving birth in America has skyrocketed in recent years — even for women with employer health insurance.
Cigna To Use AI To Track Patients' Medication IntakeHealth insurer Cigna will start using artificial intelligence to track patients' drug intake and assess whether they are complying with their prescribed treatment.
$2 Mistake Could Cost North Texas Family Thousands In Medical BillsAfter the first month of COBRA coverage, the price went up $1.96, but the family never changed their payments.
Insured Patients Likely Overpaying For PrescriptionsA recent study found the copayment amount is higher than the retail price in one out of every four prescriptions filled.
BlueCross BlueShield Of Texas Patients Face Higher Bills As 200+ ER Doctors Go Out-Of-NetworkBlueCross BlueShield of Texas has removed a physicians group serving the 14 Texas Health Resources hospitals because it could not reach a deal with the group.
Medicare Patients Face Surging Costs For Some Life-Saving DrugsAnalysis revealed that Medicare Part D co-insurance costs for specialty-tier drugs are 12 percent higher in 2019 than they were in 2016.
Federal Judge In Fort Worth Strikes Down Obamacare As UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law.
Texas Leads The Nation In Number Of Uninsured KidsA new report says the number of uninsured children in the United States has increased for the first time in nearly a decade -- and Texas leads the nation.
Football Hall Of Fame Members Threaten Boycott Of InductionsA group of Pro Football Hall of Famers is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies.
Justice Department Says Heart Of Health Law UnconstitutionalThe Trump administration says it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have access to health insurance regardless of any medical conditions.
Insurer Won't Cover Out-Of-Network ER Bills For Non-Emergency VisitsBlue Cross Blue Shield of Texas is calling it a change in the way it reviews out-of-network ER bills of its members. But some doctors say the insurance giant wants its members to be diagnosticians.
The Rising Cost Of Insulin: "Horror Stories Every Day"After years of rising prices, insulin costs in the U.S. are creating painful choices for some diabetics and their families.