politics

Opinion: Trump’s executive order will have limited impact on insurance marketWhile many analyses of Section 1a of the executive order cite doom and gloom for health plans, four tenuous contingencies all must take place in order for this to occur.
Health insurers' top plans for 2018
Health insurers' top plans for 2018Payers’ biggest concerns for 2018, health insurance exchange participation plans, and how offerings could change.
Opinion: Biggest problems with single-payer ‘Medicare-for-all’Our policy analyst explains why he believes single payer Medicare-for-all is a pipe dream.
Congress considering ‘invisible’ high-risk poolsOur policy analyst explains the concept of invisible high-risk pools, and explains how they might affect health reform.
Six things to know: How health execs might benefit from Trump’s plansExperts discuss how managed healthcare executives might benefit from the ACA repeal and other healthcare reforms.
Four things to know: Payers’ biggest ACA repeal concernsExperts discuss four of the biggest concerns managed healthcare executives have about repealing the ACA.
How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiativesThe ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington.
Three issues to watch at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017This year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference will address some of the biggest managed care trends, including next-gen at-risk contracts and access to therapy as cancer trends towards a chronic condition.
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017While every new year brings change, with Donald Trump elected to become the next president, managed healthcare executives will see more changes than usual in 2017.
Looking back at 2016
Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016.