In CMS
Nov 6th, 2018
What does the cost of rising health insurance mean for you? By Wendy Dressler Image via Pexels There are a lot of changes coming to the world of healthcare and health insurance. It’s no secret that the cost of health coverage is rising, and this has led to one of the most profitable years for ...
Oct 13th, 2017
Despite the inability of republicans in Congress to roll back the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Trump has promised an executive order to offer relief to healthcare consumers facing rising insurance premiums. He is using “the power of the pen,” according to a tweet, to overhaul healthcare. Under the ACA, new insurance requirements prohibited insurers from denying sick ...
In CMS
Dec 7th, 2015
Last year’s National Health Expenditures has been released by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Overall healthcare spending increased by 5.3 percent in 2014 ($3.0 trillion, or $9,523 per person), according to the study published by the Office of Actuary at CMS. The press release of the results said, “Those rates are below most years prior ...
Aug 10th, 2015
From 2014-2024, healthcare spending growth is expected to average 5.8 percent, according to a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT) Health Affairs report. CMS stated in a July 28 press release: In 2014, health spending in the United States is projected to have reached $3.1 trillion, or $9,695 per person, ...