CBO estimates 22 million lose coverage under the Senate health bill; governors and other stakeholders react with concern; and new analyses highlight potential impacts of the bill.
Senate health reform bill to be made public Thursday; CMS Actuary releases its AHCA coverage and cost projections; and new analysis finds Marketplace rate increases are being driven by the Trump Administration’s lack of commitment to making cost-sharing reduction payments.
CMS seeks input on potential market stabilization rulemaking; Iowa proposes a single standardized Marketplace plan and reinsurance program; and Centene will expand its Marketplace offerings for 2018, including adding new states.
House Ways and Means Committee advances three discrete healthcare bills as part of the broader repeal and replace effort; Nevada sends Medicaid-for-all legislation to the Governor; and New York requires insurers to remain in the Marketplace or face exclusion from Medicaid.
CBO says the House repeal and replace bill could destabilize the individual insurance market in some states; Indiana posts a work requirement amendment to its Medicaid expansion waiver application; and states allow insurers to file two sets of rates in case Trump Administration terminates CSR ...
The President's budget proposes over $600 billion in Medicaid cuts on top of major reductions anticipated in repeal and replace legislation; the Trump Administration asks the Court for more time to decide on cost-sharing reduction payments under House v. Price, while states file a motion to try ...
Governors pen bipartisan letter to Congress urging five-year extension of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); new analyses find Medicaid funding cuts under the AHCA would disproportionately affect women; and a Heritage Foundation fellow is tapped to lead HHS's Center ...
Republican governors react to passage of the AHCA in the House; insurers begin to make Marketplace rate filing decisions despite continuing uncertainty; and expansion waiver evaluations in Indiana and Iowa find many enrollees are accruing penalties—including disenrollment.
Florida, Maine and Ohio consider proposals to impose work requirements in Medicaid, Congress continues to debate the AHCA, and the uncertain future of cost-sharing reductions continues to generate concern.
The ACA reduced uninsurance among veterans by 40%; Marketplaces showed signs of stabilizing in 2016; and some states are giving insurers more time to make decisions about offering coverage on the Marketplace next year in light of the uncertain future of cost-sharing reduction payments.