Tag Archives: 2018

Insured rate dips again, to 9.4% in 2018

Brief Published May 10, 2019 Dive Brief: More than 1.1 million Americans lost health coverage in 2018, according to Centers for Disease Control’s National Health Interview Survey. The total number of uninsured Americans increased to 30.4 million, up from 29.3 million in 2017. Among surveyed adults aged 18-64, CDC found 13.3% were uninsured, 19.4% had… Read More »

Top 10 payer stories of 2018

Editor’s Note: This was another busy year, from Amazon making bold moves, to a judge deciding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, to vertical mergers between insurers and PBMs and both CMS and insurers touting the advantages of Medicare Advantage plans. As we usher in the New Year, here’s a look back at 2018’s… Read More »