ACA/Health Reform Posts

House Holds Hearing on AHPs

March 27, 2018

The House Education and Workforce HELP Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday in response to the Trump Administration’s proposed rule on Association Health Plans. Read More

States Face Challenge in Curbing Premiums After Stabilization Package Fails

March 27, 2018

After opposing Republican efforts to expand federal abortion funding prohibitions to Affordable Care Act cost-sharing reduction payments and other measures, Senate Democrats opposed the GOP-led stabilization package with its funding for CSRs and a $30 billion reinsurance pool. Without Democratic support, the measure was dropped this week from the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill, the last must-pass legislation of the year. To insurers' dismay, it isn't likely to come back. Read More