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News Alert – December 17, 2018

News Alert – December 17, 2018

TEXAS JUDGE DECLARES ACA INVALID. Ruling is stayed pending appeal. A lower court ruled late Friday that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) must be overturned because Congress zeroed out the tax penalty for the law’s mandate that everyone purchase health insurance they could afford.

Health Reform Update – Week of December 3, 2018

Health Reform Update – Week of December 3, 2018

Federally-facilitated Marketplace enrollment continues to lag by more than ten percent after dramatic cuts to marketing and outreach. However, states that created their own Marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are signing-up more consumers than during last year’s open enrollment period.

Health Reform Summary Update- Week of November 12, 2018

Health Reform Summary Update- Week of November 12, 2018

Voters in Nebraska, Idaho, and Utah approve ballot referendums requiring their state to participate in the Medicaid expansion under the ACA, while Democratic gains in Kansas, North Carolina, and Wisconsin greatly increase the likelihood of Medicaid expansion in those states.

Health Reform Update Summary- Week of April 16, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary- Week of April 16, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, the Congressional Budget Office predicts that average premiums for benchmark plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will spike by 34 percent next year due to the loss of the ACA’s individual mandate and allowance for limited-benefit plans.

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Health Care Reform Update- Week of February 26, 2018

Health Care Reform Update- Week of February 26, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, the Trump Administration proposes to return to the definition of short-term health plans applied prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite the predicted spike in premiums for persons with costly conditions. The new rule would allow limited-benefit plans that do not comply with ACA consumer protections if they expire in less than one year.

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Health Reform Update – Week of February 12, 2018

Health Reform Update – Week of February 12, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, Congress finally reaches agreement on a two-year spending plan that would authorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for ten years and accelerate the closing of the Medicare Part D “doughnut hole”.   The bill...

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Health Reform Update- Week of January 8, 2018

Health Reform Update- Week of January 8, 2018

Congress appears poised to pass another temporary spending bill next week in order to avoid a government shutdown when the current resolution expires on January 19th. Stopgap spending bill likely to include funding for CHIP but not market stabilization.

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