Anthony Brino

Anthony Brino is the Editor of Healthcare Payer News, covering a range of health policy and insurance issues, and also the Editor of HIEWatch. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyBrino.

By Anthony Brino 09:52 am August 27, 2014
HHS has tapped an insurance industry veteran who managed one of the few well-functioning state exchanges during the initial enrollment period to lead the federal insurance marketplace.
By Anthony Brino 01:32 pm August 26, 2014
No state health insurance exchange ran perfectly in the first ACA enrollment period, but the federal government is hoping to bring on lessons learned with a new hire.
By Anthony Brino 08:09 am August 19, 2014
Along with new accountability, the VA reform law is giving veterans new choices that should help them find and receive the right care for them.
By Anthony Brino 08:04 am August 15, 2014
With more insurers covering or even sponsoring telemedicine, more patients can start trying it out, meaning health organizations and telehealth providers can learn how to best use it.
By Anthony Brino 10:47 am August 12, 2014
Even as it led to a delay of ICD-10, another component in the Protecting Access to Medicare Act could go a long way toward accelerating the development and access routes of new diagnostic tests.
By Anthony Brino 09:17 am August 11, 2014
While holding back the U.S. healthcare system from the inevitable code switch, that notorious law could also help nudge advances in personalized health by reforming a currently-slow system.
By Anthony Brino 12:17 pm August 05, 2014
An innovation that is much needed and large-scale from the start, a new statewide information exchange created by insurers could be a model that builds critical mass.
By Anthony Brino 08:00 am July 28, 2014
Three years in effect, a provision of health reform requiring new health plan IT solutions is benefiting many consumers, while creating new administrative challenges for insurers.
By Anthony Brino 03:22 pm July 22, 2014
Federal appeals courts have issued split decisions on the question of whether the federal government can issue insurance subsidies. Is the law headed back to the Supreme Court?
Independence Blue Cross
By Anthony Brino 10:38 am July 22, 2014
Hospitals participating in Independence Blue Cross' accountable care contracts are reducing costs, improving care and earning incentives, according to the Philadelphia-based insurer.

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