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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
$800 million surplus in reinsurance payments provided by the Affordable Care
Act (ACA) appears to support studies showing that Marketplace consumers have
not been dramatically sicker and more costly.
However, major insurers are claiming otherwise, and asking state
regulators for 20-50 percent hikes in 2016 premiums as a result.
by conservative lawmakers to impose work requirements and higher premiums on
Medicaid populations appear to create roadblocks for federal approval of
expansion plans in Montana and Utah, as well as Ohio’s existing Medicaid
You can find the
full Health Reform Update here. If
you’re interested in Advocacy you can also join the PSI Patient Coalition.