With the completion of mid-term elections in November, I have been wondering what changes we should expect with the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA). While Republicans spent the last two [...]
What is a single-payer system?
At its core, single-payer is a system in which all Americans are insured by the federal government. The government, by collecting taxes, pays providers on behalf of citizens, and [...]
On October 12, 2017, the Trump administration announced that they would stop funding the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments that the lowest income participants purchasing coverage in the Marketplace receive. These cost-sharing reduction [...]
As Congress continues to develop a replacement option for the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it’s important to recognize one little-known fact: PPACA has dramatically reduced the number of Americans who file [...]
As we near the end of 2017, medical insurers are faced with including the Health Insurance Providers Fee back into their rates on plans that renew on January 1, 2018. This fee has [...]
When leaders in the House of Representatives cancelled a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act in late March, both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan indicated that the [...]