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In the Health Reform Update for this week, President
Obama vetoes a bill that would repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act
(ACA) but signs an omnibus spending package that allows two ACA taxes to be
delayed for two years.
for federally-facilitated Marketplaces are more than two million consumers
ahead last year’s pace as more than 70 percent of enrollees renewed coverage
(despite more than half switching plans).
However, enrollment of a critical demographic—young adults—remains
roughly the same. A new study from all
Marketplaces reveals far greater increases in average premiums than initial
new Democratic governor sets an ambitious July 1st date for Medicaid
expansion while public support for Kentucky’s existing Medicaid expansion
appears to force the new Republican governor to retreat from a campaign pledge
to have it terminated. The Obama
Administration approves higher premiums under Michigan’s Medicaid expansion
alternative while Arkansas’ Republican governor asks for permission to put even
broader limits on that state’s popular expansion alternative.
You can find the full
Health Reform Update here. If
you’re interested in Advocacy you can also join the PSI Patient Coalition here.