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Healthcare Reform News

Browse our collection of recent healthcare reform news items. Have a question about healthcare reform? Contact us at (831) 426-7200 and we can answer your questions.


Congressional Republicans will try once again to undo a requirement in the Affordable Care Act for employers to offer coverage to their employees.
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In this episode of “What The Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss this week’s news, including release of the administration’s new rules on association health plans, as well as some health-related court rulings and other events that happened around the holidays.
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Seven states saw a third or more of their hospitals punished under the federal heath law’s campaign against hospital-acquired conditions.
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Each hospital will have its payments reduced by 1 percent for the year.
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The associations are part of a larger set of policies meant to chip away at Obamacare, and are likely to destabilize its markets for individual and small business insurance.
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Lawmakers are pushing for billions in new funding for biomedical research, but sparring over health insurance and almost everything else related to the Affordable Care Act.
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A star of the Affordable Care Act is accused of offering plans that make it hard to find a doctor who accepts its insurance.
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The Trump administration has unveiled a Medicare program that closely resembles the Obama-era efforts to change the way doctors and hospitals are paid.
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HHS announces that 8.8 million people signed up for coverage through the federal insurance marketplace.
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Alex M. Azar II, the former president of the U.S. division of Eli Lilly, says the U.S. drug system encourages price increases — but he intends to work on that problem.
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Led by the state’s Republican governor, the plan calls for many Medicaid recipients ages 19-64 to work at least 20 hours a week, beginning in July.
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The Affordable Care Act mandated that hospitals exempt from taxes work to provide health benefits to the community. But a study finds that has been slow to get off the ground.
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