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Silent Deterioration of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

I don’t normally write about anything from The Atlantic, but they have a story that is of interest to readers of this blog. The Affordable Care Act is slowly being dismantled by its political detractors. 102 more words

Upcoming events: The Food Governance Showcase

On Friday the 3rd of November, Sydney Health Law is co-hosting the Food Governance Showcase at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.

The Showcase will present new research from University of Sydney researchers and affiliates, examining the role of law, regulation and policy in creating a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system. 132 more words

Public Health Law

What’s Next for CHIP?

http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2017/oct/whats-next-for-chip

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) offers a critical health insurance pathway for children living in families with modest means. These families’ incomes exceed the basic Medicaid eligibility standard for children but they lack access to employer insurance for their children, either because none is offered or because of a phenomenon known as the “ 660 more words

ACA Waiver Changes

https://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/waiver-changes/

In broad strokes, the bipartisan deal from Senators Alexander and Murray would restore cost-sharing payments through 2019 in exchange for some amendments to the rules governing ACA waivers. 796 more words

Moody's: Trump Executive Actions Credit Negative for HIX Insurers

http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/health-plans/moodys-trump-executive-actions-credit-negative-hix-insurers?spMailingID=12171449&spUserID=MTY3ODg4NTg1MzQ4S0&spJobID=1261586415&spReportId=MTI2MTU4NjQxNQS2

The investor-service company gauges impact of new ‘association’ health plans, expanded short-term insurance, and elimination of subsidies on the Obamacare exchanges.

President Donald Trump’s health-insurance executive actions last week are credit negative for insurance carriers operating on the Obamacare exchanges, New York, NY-based Moody’s Investors Service reported today. 422 more words

JAMA Forum: What Do Medicare Advantage Networks Look Like?

The recent, strong growth of Medicare Advantage—private plan alternatives to traditional Medicare—makes understanding the program a priority for policy makers. Of the 57 million Medicare beneficiaries, approximately… 1,022 more words

The JAMA Forum