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April 30, 2019 | Daily News

The House Ways & Means Committee will soon hold a hearing on Medicare for All, marking the first time in decades that one of the two main health care committees of jurisdiction will hold a hearing on the hot-button single-payer issue.

April 30, 2019 | Daily News

The Trump administration on Monday told existing association health plans they can continue to operate despite a recent federal court ruling that axed key pieces of the federal rule that expanded the plans.

April 30, 2019 | Daily News

S&P analysts conclude that health care legislation addressing surprise billing and anti-competitive pharmaceutical practices have a high chance of passing prior to the 2020 elections, but that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a transition to Medicare For All and aggressive drug-pricing reforms are unlikely to be implemented in the new few years.

April 29, 2019 | Daily News

Nearly half of Americans are still on the fence about the Affordable Care Act as Congress gears up to hold its first hearing on Medicare for All and the Congressional Budget Office is poised to release design considerations for a single-payer health care program.

April 29, 2019 | Daily News

Reversing the Trump administration's rule expanding the scope of short-term plans could save the federal government $8.9 billion and decrease nongroup premiums by 1%, but it would increase the number of uninsured people by 500,000, the Congressional Budget Office found.

April 29, 2019 | Daily News

Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Sunday (April 28) signed a bill passed by the legislature April 27 creating a standardized health care option, known as Cascade Care, that the state aims to offer in the Washington Health Benefit Exchange by 2021.

April 29, 2019 | Daily News

Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Sunday (April 28) signed a bill passed by the legislature April 27 creating a standardized health care option, known as Cascade Care, that the state aims to offer in the Washington Health Benefit Exchange by 2021.

April 29, 2019 | Daily News

The American Society for Radiation Oncology is urging Congress to revamp the prior authorization process, which oncologists surveyed by the group say delays cancer treatments.

April 26, 2019 | Daily News

House and Senate lawmakers in Washington state unveiled Friday (April 26) the final conferenced version of legislation establishing a state version of a public option, dubbed Cascade Care, that would require the state’s exchange to contract with one or more issuers to sell standardized bronze, silver and gold plans by January 2021.

April 26, 2019 | Daily News

The Department of Labor on Friday (April 26) appealed a federal court’s March 28 decision that the Trump administration rule promoting association health plans (AHPs) violates the law, but DOL has yet to say whether it will ask the court to pause the ruling until the appeal is resolved.

April 26, 2019 | Daily News

A federal judge granted a request from New Hampshire to intervene on the side of CMS in defending the state’s plan to enact Medicaid work requirements.

April 26, 2019 | Daily News

Nationwide enrollment in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program declined by 2.2 million in 2018, according to new data released Thursday (April 25) by CMS, and a further analysis by Georgetown University concludes that 861,000 fewer children were covered by Medicaid and CHIP.

April 25, 2019 | Daily News

A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday (April 25) issued a nationwide injunction blocking a Trump administration rule that bars federal funds from going to clinics providing, or referring patients for, abortions, and which many conservatives say targeted Planned Parenthood.

April 25, 2019 | Daily News

Vermont is freezing approvals of new association health plans (AHPs) and barring existing plans from enrolling new members or marketing their products following a federal judge’s March 28 decision that invalidated key parts of the Trump administration’s AHP rule and remanded the regulation back to the Department of Labor.

April 25, 2019 | Daily News

The Trump administration will no longer require navigators to train assisters to help people with chronic illness and limited English proficiency, and other vulnerable populations, and will limit how much help navigators must give individuals after they’ve signed up for health coverage.

April 24, 2019 | Daily News

Members of Congress from both parties are intervening on opposite sides of a hot-button lawsuit that will help determine whether Medicaid beneficiaries can sue their state government if the state removes certain medical providers -- such as those that perform abortions -- from the state’s Medicaid program.

April 24, 2019 | Daily News

Centene officials told investors that the company sees the final exchange regulation out last week as generally neutral or slightly positive since they expect provisions that lower the user fee and allow issuers to limit drug coupons will offset the estimated $980 million loss in tax credits due to the premium index change.

April 24, 2019 | Daily News

A federal judge in Oregon said he would block the Trump administration’s Title X changes that bar federal funds from going to clinics providing, or referring patients for, abortions, but the geographic scope of the preliminary injunction is unclear.

April 23, 2019 | Daily News

The advocacy arm of the American Cancer Society launched a major education campaign on Tuesday (April 23) to promote Medicaid in red states at a time when efforts to pass Medicaid expansion in some of those states appear to be gaining traction.

April 23, 2019 | Daily News

CMs Administrator Seema Verma encouraged states to take up the Trump administration’s new 1332 waiver concepts, saying the waivers would not undermine the Affordable Care Act’s risk pools and would protect coverage of preexisting conditions.

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