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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the House
may stall action on a reconciliation bill to repeal key parts of the Affordable
Care Act (ACA) after the Congressional Budget Office projects that it would
increase long-term budget deficits.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) tries to boost 2016
Marketplace enrollment by refusing to grant further grace periods for those who
miss the January 31st deadline and do not qualify for special
expansion efforts continue to dominate state news. Republican governors in South Dakota and
Wyoming come out in favor of expanding despite staunch legislative
opposition. Arkansas offers to continue
its expansion but only if CMS allows it make changes that have not been
approved for other states. The Virginia
Hospital Association drops its opposition to provider assessments in an effort
to break that state’s expansion impasse.
only profitable non-profit cooperative created with ACA loans reveals financial
losses that will prevent it from accepting new enrollees in 2016.
You can find the full
Health Reform Update here. If
you’re interested in Advocacy you can also join the PSI Patient Coalition here.