CMS Projects Slower Health Spending Growth Over Next Decade Under ACA

Actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services project the average rate of national health spending will grow 5.6 percent between 2016 and 2025, down slightly from their projections last year. Economic growth, medical prices and an aging population are all factors driving up spending, according to data published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs. […]

GOP Considers Medicaid Reforms for Reconciliation Bill

House Republicans are weighing specific reforms to Medicaid that could be included in a reconciliation measure to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. How to deal with the federal expansion of Medicaid under the ACA is one of the main unanswered questions as Congress works to overhaul Obamacare — one that has exposed divisions between the House’s most conservative […]