The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued its draft 2018 Letter to Issuers, which provides operational and technical guidance to insurers intending to sell qualified health plans through the federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplaces in 2018. The letter incorporates new standards proposed in the Department of Health and Human Services’ 2018 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters proposed rule, released in September. Comments on the letter are due Dec. 1.
The House of Representatives last night voted 419-6 to pass legislation (H.R. 748) that would repeal the 40% excise tax on high-value employer-sponsored health…
Updated guidance issued last year for states seeking a Section 1332 waiver of certain Affordable Care Act requirements qualifies as a rule under the…
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform today held a hearing on the Trump administration’s position that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals should affirm a…
States and House of Representatives make strong arguments in defense of the Affordable Care Act in the Fifth Circuit
Elrod at the end called the appeal a “very complex case,” and so predictions are even harder than usual. There is no deadline for the court’s decision.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today heard oral arguments in the appeal of a district court decision that struck down the entire Affordable Care Act.
The Centers for Medicare…