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Serving Rural America: Health Insurance Providers at Work (PDF)
Health Systems Say Changes Are Needed to Accelerate Adoption of Risk-Based Payment Arrangements
[Opinion] Do 50 Million People Really Lose Health Coverage Each Year Because of Their Jobs?
Fifth Circuit Opinion: State Statute Requiring Plan to Honor Assignments Is Preempted by ERISA (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] OIG Approves Per-Click Fee Arrangement for Online Healthcare Directory
Survey on ACA Risk Adjustment
Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S. in 2018
Views of ACA Consumers on the Future of Coverage (PDF)
Telemedicine Company Owner Pleads Guilty to $424M Medicare Fraud Scheme
[Opinion] Why Your Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance May Ultimately Not Be Good for You
[Opinion] Relatively Modest Health Reform May Create More Value Than 'Medicare for All'
[Opinion] Congressional Proposals to Increase Federal Health Care Spending: A Flawed Approach, Building on Failure
DOL Will Restructure EBSA
U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Three ERISA Cases This Fall
[Opinion] Reforming the IRS Employer Reporting System: Tax Form 1095, Tax Letter 226-J (PDF)
Individual Insurance Market Looking More Like Group Market
Inside North Carolina's Big Effort to Transform Health Care
The New Hospital Price Disclosure Rule Is Important, But Only a First Step
Why Are More Workers Eligible for Health Coverage When Fewer Employers Offer It? (PDF)
Congressional Efforts to Develop Surprise Medical Bill Legislation
The State of State Legislation Addressing Health Care Costs and Quality
An Update on Health Reform Lawsuits
The Cadillac Tax Do-Over Challenge
The Impact of the ACA on Insurance Coverage Disparities After Four Years
[Opinion] Employers Shouldn't Fear Expansion of Medicare
ACA's 'Cadillac Tax' May Be Headed for Bipartisan Repeal
HHS Proposal to Roll Back Nondiscrimination Protection Draws 130,000 Comments
Trends in Subsidized and Unsubsidized Enrollment, August 12, 2019 (PDF)
Early 2019 Effectuated Enrollment Snapshot
CMS Issues New Reports on Marketplace Enrollment
[Opinion] Health Insurance Companies Are Useless, So Let's Get Rid of Them
Unbelievable: ERISA's Broken Promise
ACA Litigation Round-Up: AHPs, Short-Term Plans, CSRs, and Risk Adjustment
[Official Guidance] Text of EBSA Request for Nominations to ERISA Advisory Council
[Official Guidance] Text of Updated CHIP Model Notice for Employers Regarding Premium Assistance Opportunities (PDF)
The Sharp Corners of ACA Premium Tax Credit Provisions
Four Essential Elements of a State Approach to Surprise Medical Billing
Administration Proposal Would Require Hospitals to Disclose Discounted Prices They Give Insurers
Interactive Map: What Is Your State Doing to Affect Access to Adequate Health Insurance?
CMS Unveils Sweeping Proposed Mandates on Hospital Pricing Transparency
[Opinion] Revisiting the IRS's Eligible Medical and Dental Expenses
Senate Postpones Vote on Health Bill
California Re-Enacts Individual Mandate and Adopts Other Health Insurance-Related Changes
IRS Expands Predeductible Preventive Care for HSA-Qualifying Health Plans
A Sigh of Relief for Employers Subject to Potential ACA Disparate Impact Discrimination Claims
Although Insurance Availability Expanded Under ACA and Medicaid/Medicare, Use of Hospitals Didn't Increase
Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary
Cadillac in the Ditch: House Votes to Repeal Obamacare Tax Once Seen as Key to Health Law
House Lawmakers Add Arbitration to Surprise Billing Measure
CBO Cost Estimate for H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019
Health Insurance Index Report for the 2019 Open Enrollment Period (PDF)
Fifth Circuit Hears Oral Arguments in Appeal of District Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act
Third Circuit Upholds Nationwide Injunction Blocking ACA Contraceptives Final Rules
[Official Guidance] CMS Releases State Relief and Empowerment Waiver Application Resources
[Opinion] Prediction: Congress Won't Whack the Cadillac
House Expected to Easily Pass 'Cadillac Tax' Repeal
Executive Order Targets Healthcare Price and Quality Transparency
Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments on Risk Corridors Program Payments, Lack of Funds
[Opinion] Does the United States Already Ration Health Care?
House Subcommittee Advances Legislation on Surprise Medical Bills
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