Tag Archives: budget reconciliation
On August 30, governors Kasich of Ohio, Hickenlooper of Colorado, and six Republican, Democratic, and Independent colleagues sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate asking them to take immediate steps to restore stability and affordability to the individual health insurance market.
September 1, 2017
This post describes the deadlines facing health plans as they make decisions about whether to continue participating in the Exchanges in 2018. We then offer options that Congress and the executive branch could use to stabilize the Exchanges and encourage continued health plan participation.
January 11, 2017
Donald Trump and the Republican Congress cannot repeal the entire Affordable Care Act on “day one.” But they can repeal much of what the public thinks of as Obamacare through the budget reconciliation process, and President Trump can do much to interfere with the ACA on his own.
November 9, 2016
On December 3, 2015 the Senate voted 52 to 47 to repeal large parts of the ACA. The House has voted over fifty times to repeal the ACA, but this is the first time the Senate has passed an ACA repeal bill. This post looks at what's in the Senate bill and what may happen next. Also, CMS released...
December 4, 2015
The House passed a budget reconciliation act intended to repeal key provisions of the ACA. CMS released a fact sheet on improvements to the healthcare.gov website for the 2016 open enrollment period. The GAO released new material on the functioning of the Affordable Care Act coverage expansions.
October 23, 2015