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Cotton’s False Insurance Assurance
FactCheck • D'Angelo Gore
Has the ACA Resulted in Better Health Care Outcomes?
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Newt Gingrich: House and Senate GOP must stay united to enact tax cuts
Fox News • Newt Gingrich
'Skinny' health plans confuse consumers
NBC News • Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Internists offer recommendations to improve CMS's approach to testing new payment models
Medical Xpress
S&P report challenges CBO estimates about effects of individual mandate repeal
FierceHealthcare • Leslie Small
Preliminary Report Finds Oregon Mismanaged $78M In Medicaid Funds
Kaiser Health News
States That ‘Went All-In’ On Health Law Have Half As Many Uninsured As Those That Didn’t
Kaiser Health News
Yet another rural hospital to close — this one in Alabama
Healthcare Dive • Meg Bryant
Small Business Owners Search For Ways To Afford Health Insurance
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Cotton’s False Insurance Assurance
FactCheckD'Angelo Gore
Nonpartisan congressional analysts say eliminating the penalty for not buying health insurance would increase average premiums on the individual market by 10 percent. That, in turn, would result in some people deciding not to buy health coverage for financial reasons. Yet Republican...
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Affordable Care Act, Finance
Has the ACA Resulted in Better Health Care Outcomes?
Knowledge@WhartonKnowledge@Wharton
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was landmark legislation when it was enacted by the federal government in 2010. The changes introduced through the ACA were vast and significant, although some of them have been difficult to measure. The latest research by Wharton...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Newt Gingrich: House and Senate GOP must stay united to enact tax cuts
Fox NewsNewt Gingrich
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican members deserve real acclaim for passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last week. Now it’s up to the Senate to get tax cut legislation to President Trump for signing into law. After enduring a painful...
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Affordable Care Act, Health Care Costs
'Skinny' health plans confuse consumers
NBC NewsJulie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Consumers coping with the high cost of health insurance are the target market for new plans that claim to be lower-cost alternatives to the Affordable Care Act that fulfill the law’s requirement for health coverage. But experts and regulators warn consumers to...
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Affordable Care Act, Credit Cards
Internists offer recommendations to improve CMS's approach to testing new payment models
Medical Xpress
While the American College of Physicians (ACP) is supportive of the role that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) plays in the move toward value-based payment models, it has significant concerns about several elements of its plans to test new...
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S&P report challenges CBO estimates about effects of individual mandate repeal
FierceHealthcareLeslie Small
A new report from S&P challenges the CBO’s prediction that the individual market would continue to be stable in almost all parts of the country even if the individual mandate is repealed. (Getty/Ellenmck) Repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate will neither...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Preliminary Report Finds Oregon Mismanaged $78M In Medicaid Funds
Kaiser Health News
The report from the state Health Authority director says the figure comes from overpayments to some contractors and money it still owes other companies. In addition, he said budget and accounting problems kept the state from collecting $34 million that the Medicaid...
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Affordable Care Act, Epidemiology
States That ‘Went All-In’ On Health Law Have Half As Many Uninsured As Those That Didn’t
Kaiser Health News
The disparity can largely be explained by the expansion of Medicaid.
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Affordable Care Act, Health Care Industry
Yet another rural hospital to close — this one in Alabama
Healthcare DiveMeg Bryant
Dive Brief: Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville, Alabama, said it will cease operations by the end of the year. The 59-bed facility is the sole hospital serving rural Winston County. Hospital officials blamed the move on shrinking reimbursements, saying Lakeland faces payment...
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Affordable Care Act, Economic Policy
Small Business Owners Search For Ways To Afford Health Insurance
insurancenewsnet.comUser
As health insurance renewals come due, Virginia's small business owners and early retirees are discovering they will pay a high price for this year's political efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Millions of Americans purchase individual policies through the government-regulated Marketplace...
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