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Divisions emerge in the Senate on pre-existing conditions

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/334620-divisions-emerge-in-the-senate-on-pre-existing-conditions

Senate Republicans are showing early divisions over what to do about ObamaCare’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

Some conservatives, including Sen. Mike Lee… 124 more words

Pre-ACA Market Practices Provide Lessons for ACA Replacement Approaches

http://kff.org/health-costs/issue-brief/pre-aca-market-practices-provide-lessons-for-aca-replacement-approaches/

Significant changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are being considered by lawmakers who have been critical of its general approach to providing coverage and to some of its key provisions. 721 more words

California Employer Health Benefits: Prices Up, Coverage Down

http://www.chcf.org/publications/2017/03/employer-health-benefits

The majority of Californians rely on their employers for health insurance, but these benefits continue to shrink as the cost to workers continues to rise. 104 more words

PREPARING FOR HEALTH CARE COSTS IN RETIREMENT: AN AMERICA’S HEALTH RANKINGS® ISSUE BRIEF

http://www.americashealthrankings.org/learn/reports/issue-brief-financial-preparedness

http://assets.americashealthrankings.org/app/uploads/ahr_issuebrief17.pdf

This issue brief, released in collaboration with United Health Foundation and the Alliance for Aging Research, examines current and future seniors’ readiness for health care costs in retirement. 116 more words

A Medicare Drug Incentive That Leads to Greater Hospitalizations

Many studies have demonstrated what economics theory tells us must be true: When consumers have to pay more for their prescriptions, they take fewer drugs. That can be a big problem. 713 more words

These 50 Health Issues Count as Pre-Existing Conditions

http://fortune.com/2017/05/04/ahca-pre-existing-conditions/

The Republican plan to repeal and replace the the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which narrowly passed a vote in the House today, rolls back protections for people with pre-existing conditions, which could increase health care costs for an estimated… 427 more words