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End Of Tax Penalty Could Fall Hardest On Previously Uninsured Californians

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The elimination of the Affordable Care Act tax penalty on people who don’t have health insurance could roll back recent coverage gains for Hispanics, young people, the healthy and the poor, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the journal Health… Read More »

Study finds 'mixed messages' in Medicare hospital ratings, penalty programs

Brief Published Dec. 19, 2018 Dive Brief: Consumers are getting “mixed messages” from the CMS Hospital Compare website and penalties levied by the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, undermining their ability to shop for quality care, according to a study in The American Journal of Managed Care.  The researchers compared hospital grades posted on Hospital Compare for… Read More »