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[Opinion] American Academy of Actuaries Comment Letter to CMS on Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020 (PDF)
Administration Tried to Make It Easier for States to Waive ACA Rules: Will Any Take the Plunge?
Feasibility and Reliability of Automated Coding of Occupation in the Health and Retirement Study
Another Loss for Retirees: Sixth Circuit Holds No Lifetime Healthcare Coverage
More Insurers Win Lawsuits Seeking Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
House, Four New States Allowed to Intervene in Texas v. Azar
House Officially Intervenes in High-Stakes Case to Defend ACA
Democrats Roll Out Bill to Let Americans Buy Into Medicare at 50
[Opinion] Premium Subsidies, Incentives and Interconnectivity of ACA Policies
Hospital Price Transparency: Making It Useful for Patients
[Opinion] 368 Members of Congress Support Medicare Privatization
House Ways & Means Committee Hearing: The Cost of Rising Prescription Drug Prices
Ninth Circuit Revives Employers' State Law Claims Against Health Insurance Companies for Hidden Surcharges and Kickbacks
Court Overturns Arizona Law Which Prohibited Municipal Employee Benefits Ordinances
Senate Committee Hearing: How Primary Care Affects Health Care Costs and Outcomes
North Carolina: The New Frontier For Health Care Transformation
Health Insurance Coverage Eight Years After the ACA
Changes in Individual and Small Group Behavioral Health Coverage Following the Enactment of Parity Requirements
CMS' ACA Guidance, Oversight Under Scrutiny
Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Still the Most Popular Option
Maryland Cannot Sue Over Administration's Position Not to Defend ACA; Updates in Texas v. Azar
[Guidance Overview] Administration Releases Long-Awaited Drug Rebate Proposal
Winners and Losers Under HHS Plan to Slash Drug Rebate Deals
Estimates of the Impact of Eliminating Rebates for Reduced List Prices at Point-of-Sale for the Part D Program (PDF)
Impact of Potential Changes to the Treatment of Drug Manufacturer Rebates (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of HHS Proposed Regs: Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection for Certain Point-of-Sale Reductions in Price on Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Certain PBM Fees
[Guidance Overview] Administration Proposes to Lower Drug Costs by Targeting Backdoor Rebates and Encouraging Direct Discounts to Patients
Will the Cadillac Tax Generate Revenue?
The Quiet, Steady Rise of Employer Health Coverage
The Impact of the ACA: Evidence from California's Hospital Sector
Long-Term Trends in Employer-Based Coverage
[Guidance Overview] Draft 2020 Letter to Issuers and Actuarial Value Calculator
Congress Wades Into Debate Over High-Cost Prescription Drugs; Pharma Execs Refuse to Testify
House Ways and Means Committee Hearing: Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions
Senate Finance Committee Hearing: Drug Pricing in America -- A Prescription for Change, Part I
[Guidance Overview] The ACA's Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions (PDF)
2019 Outlook for Healthcare Issues in Congress
GAO Decision: HHS Adoption of the Methodology for the HHS-Operated Permanent Risk Adjustment Program for the 2018 Benefit Year Final Rule
[Guidance Overview] HHS Outlines Limited Changes in Proposed 2020 Benefit and Payment Parameters Notice
[Opinion] The Potential of Incremental Health Reform
HHS Proposals Could Increase Health Costs for Consumers
Massachusetts Lawmakers Push for Repeal of State Health Care Fees
Court Reconsiders Application of Colorado State Ban on Discretionary Clauses Based on Disability Policy Amendments and SPD
California Prescription Drug Purchasing Initiative Raises Numerous Questions
[Opinion] Forget Washington -- Here's How States Can Improve Health Care
[Opinion] Is the Drug Industry an Existential Threat to the Private Health Insurance Business?
Is the New Association Health Plan (AHP) Rule Providing New Opportunities for Employers?
Two District Courts Block Trump Administration's Final ACA Contraceptives Rules
Appeal in Texas v. Azar Stayed Due to Government Shutdown
Judge Freezes Trump Administration Contraception Rule
Democrats Roll Out Big Health Care Proposals in the States
Democrats Question Trump Administration's Use of ACA Marketplace User Fees
Outlook 'Stable' for Health Insurers in 2019 Despite ACA Uncertainty
New York City Launches $100 Million Universal Health Insurance Program
Democrat States, DOJ Appeal Texas ACA Case to Fifth Circuit
[Opinion] Why a 'Passive' Health Approach Can Produce the Most Action
Texas v. U.S. ACA Decision Could Impact Employer-Sponsored Health Plans
Prescription Drug Policy: The Year in Review, and the Year Ahead
Texas Ruling Invalidating ACA Is Appealed to the Fifth Circuit; U.S. House Moves to Intervene
States Appeal ACA Ruling to Fifth Circuit
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