Category: Affordable Care Act

RESPONDING TO KING V. BURWELL: WHAT POLICY LEVERS CAN STATES “PULL” TO MAINTAIN COVERAGE IF THE SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH KING? This week,our In Focus section reviews approaches states could consider in the event the Supreme Court eliminates federal marketplace subsidies for certain states. It was prepared by Claudine Swartz and Angelique Hrycko of Day

Cedar Rapids Gazette Published: April 17, 2014 The truth can often be quite harsh. More than 70 percent of Americans over the age of 65 will need long-term care services at some point in their lives, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. If that doesn’t open eyes, consider

On December 11, 2013, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted to approve the H.R. 1098, the “Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013.”  The next step is for the full House to consider the bill, which will probably be early next year. Originally passed in 1996 and reauthorized in 2000 and 2008, the

As states wrap up legislative sessions and make decisions about whether to implement the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this new analysis highlights the implications of these decisions for coverage, state finances and providers. As of July 2013, 24 states were moving forward with the Medicaid expansion, 21 states were not