New Rules Target Not-for-Profit Hospitals’ Policies, Practices

Not-for-profit hospitals can no longer use aggressive measures to collect payments from certain low-income patients and must find ways to help them, according to new rules issued last month by the Department of Treasury and IRS, the New York Times reports. Details of New Rules The rules, published Dec. 31, 2014, in the Federal Register, Read More »

Covered California Focusing on Enrolling Uninsured Latinos

Covered California is heavily focusing its enrollment efforts on uninsured Latinos in California, the San Jose Mercury News reports (Seipel, San Jose Mercury News, 12/14). Latinos are seen as being key to the success of the Affordable Care Act. Many Latinos are uninsured, and they pose a lower financial risk because they typically are younger Read More »