United Healthcare Establishes Long-term Strategic Partnership with Quest Diagnostics

MINNEAPOLIS and SECAUCUS, N.J., (May 24, 2018) Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Quest will be participating as a national provider of laboratory services for all UnitedHealthcare plan participants. Partnership will include broad range of value-based programs, rewarding high quality, easily accessible laboratory services at the best value and real-time data sharing to drive more personalized care… Read More

NAHU Special Update: Congress Delays Cadillac Tax and Health Insurance Tax

Earlier today, Congress voted to pass H.R. 195, a bill that would continue to fund the government through February 8, 2018. It includes two major legislative victories for NAHU: delaying the Cadillac/Excise Tax until 2022 and implementing a moratorium of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT), effective for 2019. The bill is expected to be quickly… Read More

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

The Washington Post By Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin October 13 at 5:51 AM President Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage. The decision coincides with an executive order on Thursday… Read More

Trump to End Subsidies to Health Insurers

White House says government can’t lawfully make the payments; president tells lawmaker payments may continue if bipartisan health-care deal is struck The Wall Street Journal By Stephanie Armour Updated Oct. 13, 2017 12:33 a.m. ET The Trump administration will end billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act program, but President… Read More