More than 3.6 million people selected a 2018 health plan through HealthCare.gov between Nov. 1 and Dec. 2, including more than 823,000 last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported today. About three-quarters of those selecting plans were renewing coverage and the rest were new consumers. Thirty-nine states are using HealthCare.gov for 2018 open enrollment, which runs through Dec. 15. CMS plans to update the estimates weekly during the open enrollment period.
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…