IRS Releases (Much) Higher 2023 HSA Contribution Limits

Thanks to inflation, next year’s health savings account contribution limits will rise 5.5% from 2022 limits

AHIP Survey: Millions of Americans say supplemental plans deliver financial peace of mind

Virtually all consumers are satisfied with their supplemental insurance coverage, according to a recent AHIP survey of people enrolled in supplemental plans.

Justice Department sues to block $13B UnitedHealth acquisition of Change Healthcare

Suit says acquisition would allow healthcare giant to use competitively sensitive claims data of hundreds of millions of Americans to reduce competition and innovation to the detriment of consumers.

U.S. healthcare expenditures spiked 9.7% in 2020: CMS report

Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, total U.S. healthcare spending spiked 9.7% to $4.1 trillion in 2020 according to new data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

HealthSherpa adds talent with two new key hires

Jeff Pollock and Rob Fitzgerald, formerly of GuideWell Connect, join HealthSherpa’s efforts to help partners leverage new technology and grow their business

Oscar Health stock falls, disappoints in first day of NYSE trading

Oscar Health stumbled out of the gate in its first day of trading Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, sinking 10.8% to close at $34.80 after opening at $36.

This state ranks best in U.S. for healthcare in 2021

Iowa overtakes Massachusetts for top healthcare performance while South Carolina repeats in last place of new MoneyRates rankings.

Half of Americans can’t answer basic health insurance questions

As millions of Americans shop around for health insurance during Open Enrollment, new ValuePenguin.com study finds 72% are confused about purchasing or using health insurance.

Older adults willing to pay more in Medicare premiums to ensure cap on out...

New survey finds 1 in 5 adults who currently take prescription drugs struggle to pay for them each month; and three-quarters of all surveyed support legislation that places a cap on what seniors pay for prescription drugs in Medicare Part D.

Federal judge upholds Trump’s expansion of short-term care plans

Democrats cry foul over allowance of “junk insurance” plans that circumvent ACA rules.