Feb 27, 2021
The House of Representatives early this morning voted 219-212 to approve a modified version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation to provide reconciliation protection for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of provisions that affect hospitals and…
Feb 9, 2021
Health care coverage is critical to ensuring patients’ access to care, which supports their own individual health, as well helps prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The economic stress of the public health emergency already has cost millions of jobs and is therefore expected to increase the…
Jan 28, 2021
President Biden today signed an executive order (EO) aimed at increasing enrollment in comprehensive health care coverage. The order specifically focuses on improving the quality of coverage and removing barriers to enrollment in Medicaid and the Health Insurance Marketplaces.
Jan 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Jan. 14 released a final rule that implements a subset of the standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2022.
Dec 30, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022.
Dec 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 25 released a proposed rule that would implement the standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2022. In the rule, CMS proposes to allow states to cease use of centralized…
May 11, 2020
This document provides analysis of the final rule implementing standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2021.
Mar 3, 2020
AHA comments to CMS on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021.
Aug 19, 2019
The departments of Health and Human Services and the Treasury Friday approved a Section 1332 waiver for Montana to implement a five-year reinsurance program for its individual health insurance market beginning in 2020.
May 17, 2019
he House of Representatives last night voted 234-183 to pass legislation (H.R. 987) that combines several AHA-supported bills to help lower prescription drug costs and strengthen the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces.