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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, House Republicans agree to a temporary spending bill to postpone a government shutdown but advance legislation that would repeal five key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with only a simple Senate majority. President Obama has pledged to veto the repeal plans, but House proposals to eliminate certain ACA taxes are gaining bipartisan support.
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In the Health Reform Update for the past two weeks, a federal judge takes the “rare step” of giving Congress standing to sue the President over funding for cost-sharing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Our recent update on Specialty Tiers is now available.
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In the Health Reform Update for the past two weeks, Republican lawmakers start to push back against a little-noticed Obama Administration interpretation of the annual out-of-pocket limits required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A new survey showing that the ACA tax on high-cost plans could impact one-quarter of employers provides additional momentum for Congressional efforts to repeal the provision.
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In the Health Reform Update for the past two weeks, a Department of Health and Human Services report is the latest to confirm that increasing competition among Marketplace insurers are keeping premium increases in check. California and New York announce 4-7 percent average increases in Marketplace premiums for 2016. However, North Carolina regulators must decide whether to approve an average rate hike of nearly 35 percent sought by Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
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In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the latest Gallup survey shows that the number of uninsured Americans has hit a new record low since full implementation of the ACA.
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Our recent update on Specialty Tiers is now available.
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In the Health Reform Update for the past two weeks, the House overwhelmingly approves the 21st Century Cures Act that seeks to expedite the approval of breakthrough drugs, while the Government Accountability Office provides it latest critique of adverse financial incentives within the Section 340B drug discount program.
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Our recent update on Specialty Tiers is now available.
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The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ensured today that at least 6.7 million consumers in federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFM) can continue receiving the premium tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies offered by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Click here to read more.
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