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3/8/2017

Proposal to Replace the ACA: American Health Care Act

This summary describes key provisions of the American Health Care Act, legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the FY 2017 budget reconciliation process.

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3/6/2017

Can President Trump's executive order unravel the Affordable Care Act?

As promised, newly inaugurated President Donald Trump issued an executive order directing members of his administration to take steps that will facilitate the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare. Is this a big deal? It depends.

 
 

3/6/2017

Health Republic Insurance Company v. the United States

On January 3, 2017, Judge Margaret Sweeney of the United States Court of Claims certified Health Republic Insurance Company v. the United States as a class action. This is one of more than a dozen cases that have been brought by insurers in the Court of Claims challenging the failure of the government to pay marketplace insurers amounts that they claim were due to them under the ACA's risk corridor program.

 
 

3/6/2017

Obamacare lawsuits

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was passed in its finality on March 21, 2010, and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Many aspects of the law prompted litigation, particularly the law's individual and employer mandate provisions, Medicaid expansion, and certain tax issues.

 
 

3/6/2017

Trump Proposals Could Make Marketplace Coverage More Expensive, Less Accessible

The Trump Administration appears poised to propose, through its rule-making authority, changes for the individual health insurance market that would raise premiums for older Americans, raise deductibles, and make it harder for consumers to enroll in coverage.

 
 

3/6/2017

Trump's executive order on Obamacare, explained by two health policy experts

Shortly after the end of his inaugural parade, President Donald Trump issued his first executive order: instructions for the federal government to dismantle the Affordable Care Act "to the maximum extent permitted by law."

 
 

3/5/2017

Executive Order Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal

Pending Repeal of ACA by new president

 
 

1/18/2017

Letter from Governor Kasich (OH) to House Majority Leader McCarthy

Letter supporting a thoughtful strategy to repealing and replacing ACA

 
 

1/18/2017

Letter from Governor Kasich (OH) to Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Hatch

Letter supporting a thoughtful strategy to repealing and replacing ACA

 
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