Built-in Admin Costs Driving Yearly Healthcare Cost Increases

A new report by TransUnion Healthcare finds that patient responsibility for payment represents a growing share of health systems’ revenue. The average balance left after insurance payments for patients to pay has risen from 8% of the total bill in 2012 to 12.2% in  2017. Privately insured patients saw their average balance increase by 67% from $467 to $781. Medicare beneficiaries’ […]

Affordable Care Act’s Individual Mandate will NOT be Enforced by Trump Administration

As reported by Healthcare Finance Magazine, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told announced in a June 7 letter to the House Speaker, the Department of Justice will not defend the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act mandate for individuals to maintain essential health insurance coverage. A lawsuit was brought to the U.S. District Court by 20 other […]

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