$12B Supreme Court Win for ACA Insurers

In a 8-to-1 decision on Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of insurers on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces in Maine Community Health Options v. United States. The court held that the federal government was obligated to pay the more than $12 billion in unpaid risk corridor payments from 2014 to 2016. (more…)

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COVID-19 Reiterates Importance of SDOH

The pandemic’s fault lines have not been random. Coronavirus has hit society’s most vulnerable–the poor, elderly, minorities–the hardest.

As our fractures are laid bare, the healthcare community must use this as an opportunity to study how we should’ve been hyper aware of social determinants of health (SDOH) all along. Some have, fortunately, already learned that SDOHs are integral to our way out of the pandemic. (more…)

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