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In the Health Reform Update for the past two weeks, House members vote for the fourth time to repeal the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) but direct committees to develop a replacement plan. The Congressional Budget Office downgrades its cost estimate for the ACA, but hikes the projected cost to permanently fix the flawed Medicare physician payment formula, decreasing the likelihood of Congressional action. Enrollment in ACA Marketplaces surpasses initial targets with two weeks remaining i...
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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the U.S. Supreme Court appears divided on whether providers have the legal right to force Medicaid reimbursement to keep pace with medical costs, while an Urban Institute study finds that a temporary increase in Medicaid reimbursement under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) did increase patient access to primary care. Marketplace enrollment surges again before a key coverage deadline. Legislation proposed in several state legislatures seeks to limit...
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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear another legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A Congressional rule change threatens to cut federal disability payments by 20 percent, while the Senate investigates why two non-profit cooperatives created with ACA loans have already been forced to halt enrollment. ACA Marketplace enrollment continues on pace to meet 2015 targets. However, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Adminis...
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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the new Congress immediately resurrects stalled legislation to increase the threshold for the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as repeal payments to insurers that serve a costlier mix of patients. Marketplace enrollment continues to climb, exceeding 7.1 million sign-ups for the 2015 open enrollment period, as another study confirms that premiums for the qualified health plans have remained stable overall. A new not...
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Our latest Specialty Tier update is now available!
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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the President signs a full-year spending bill that includes an exemption for expatriate plans covering American workers abroad from the individual and employer mandates under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The President is also expected to sign separate legislation creating tax-free savings accounts for the disabled. A surge in ACA Marketplace enrollment before the deadlines to purchase January 1st coverage forces federal and state Marketplaces ...
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