Inaccurate provider directories create barriers to care Here are four ways that health plans can improve their internal processes for collecting provider data. How Trumpcare affects optometry The American Health Care Act (AHCA)—or Trumpcare—will provide fewer people with healthcare coverage than the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, cost more, and significantly reduce Medicaid funding, says the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and other experts. Five pharmacy regulations health execs must keep on their radars in 2017 March 19, 2017 By Kenneth Maxik Here are five critical regulations that executives can begin to prepare for today. Primary care physicians react to AHCA March 16, 2017 By Keith L. Martin From calling it “a step backward” to “complex and confusing,” primary care physicians told Medical Economics they have doubts about GOP healthcare reform plans. GOP ACA replacement plan: 4 things health execs should know March 16, 2017 By Karen Appold What should managed care executives know about the GOP ACA replacement plan? Find out. The perils of price lists for private practices March 15, 2017 By Randi Minetor The details of what will come when the Affordable Care Act is repealed are not yet finalized, however high on President Donald Trump's list on healthcare reform is the idea that patients should have the ability to compare prices before they decide on a doctor or facility for their healthcare. ACA reform must preserve mental health pharmacy access March 12, 2017 By John Figueroa ACA repeal or replacement must focus on how to preserve mental health services and pharmacy access. What the Obamacare repeal bill means for physicians March 10, 2017 By Keith Loria The new bill looks to change how healthcare is financed for people who do not have insurance through their employer, and would eliminate the mandate requiring all Americans to carry health insurance. Reactions to the Proposed American Health Care Act Analysts and columnists from the left and right have had time to react to the new healthcare replacement plan. What are they saying? Five ways an ACA repeal could hurt hospitals March 07, 2017 By Karen Appold While Trump has touted Obamacare as a “disaster,” some healthcare experts say the change could negatively impact hospitals in a variety of ways.