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CO-OPs: A New Way for Providers to Innovate and Deliver Health Care

With state health insurance exchanges set to go live in 2014, states are working hard to develop their exchanges’ infrastructure and establish regulations for insurance [...]

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“Medical Loss Ratio” Rule Goes Into Effect, Giving Consumers over $1 Billion in Savings

August 1st was the deadline for health insurers to issue rebates or premium credits to consumers if the insurer didn’t spend at least 80 percent [...]

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Coverage of Mental Health and Substance Use Services under the ACA

In 2008, Congress passed the landmark Mental Health Parity and Addictions Equity Act, prohibiting certain insurance plans from imposing limitations on mental health and substance [...]

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A Rising Trend in Integrated Care Delivery: Accountable Care Organizations

The growth of Medicaid and its emergence as a universal insurance program for low-income Americans has put pressure on state Medicaid systems to keep costs [...]

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Women’s Preventive Care Services to be Covered at No Cost

As of today, most insurance plans will have to cover specified women’s preventive care services with no co-pay or other cost-sharing requirement for consumers. Eight [...]

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Setting Up Health Insurance Exchanges: What Are States Doing?

Health insurance exchanges form the backbone of the private insurance reforms called for in the Affordable Care Act, as they will create a marketplace in [...]

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New Resources Available on Medicaid Expansion in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

As states consider whether to carry out the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, new resources are available for advocates seeking to learn about the expansion’s [...]

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Supreme Court Upholds ACA Coverage Mandate, Takes Narrow Interpretation of Medicaid Expansion

In a 5-4 ruling on Thursday, the Supreme Court voted to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s coverage mandate, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the [...]

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Supreme Court May Hand Down ACA Ruling During Hill Day; Get Expert Insights June 25

The Supreme Court this year held hearings on one of the most historic cases in decades: a challenge by 26 states to the constitutionality of [...]

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Overview: Proposed Federal Rules for Increased Medicaid Payment for Primary Care Providers

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released proposed language for implementing the Medicaid primary care rate increase under [...]

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