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ACA enrollment down by 3 percent, but numbers show steady signups in a good economy, CMS says

This year during open enrollment, 8.4 million consumers enrolled in the federal health insurance exchange for Affordable Care Act coverage, according to final figures released today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In comparison, 8.7 million people enrolled last year. THE IMPACT The numbers show a strong interest in ACA coverage, despite the… Read More »

2018 Surge In Measles In Europe And US Show Importance Of Herd Immunity

Pictured here is the measles virus, paramyxoviridae from the Morbillivirus family. (Photo by: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images)Getty This is what happens when you tell people to not get the measles vaccine without providing a viable alternative. In just the first 6 months of 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region had over 41,000 measles cases,… Read More »