By Gregg A. Masters, MPH – Amidst the aggressive assault on the ACA via an unrelenting but unsuccessful ‘repeal and replace‘ agenda, much conversation and debate in the health reform theater since Donald Trump was elected…
By Randy Pate – Millions of Americans enjoy the flexibility, lower premiums, and tax advantages of enrolling in a HSA through their jobs. But did you know that you can also enroll in an HSA-eligible High Deductible Health Plan in the individual health insurance market through HealthCare.gov?
By Rachel Bluth – As President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans tirelessly try to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, a number of states are scrambling to enact laws that safeguard its central provisions.
By David Blumenthal MD – Though the Trump Administration recently released a budget for the next fiscal year, that document is mostly theoretical.
By Shanoor Seervai & David Blumenthal MD – Debate continues about how best to reform the U.S. health care system, including over the roles that federal and state governments and private insurance markets should play in providing coverage. As policymakers explore options to expand on recent coverage gains under the ACA, they might benefit from familiarity with historical precedents.
By Sabrina Corlette & Kevin Lucia – Among the Trump administration’s first promises was to give states more flexibility and control over their health insurance markets than they had had during the Obama years.
The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Future of Health Care expert panel is calling for a two-stage approach to health care reform that would first stabilize the individual insurance market, and then work expeditiously to address the more fundamental structural challenges in America’s current health care system.
By David Blumenthal MD & Sara R. Collins – The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has always needed fixing. Now that the Congress has tried and failed to repeal and replace it, the time for repair seems at hand.
Despite Uncertainty Over the ACA’s Future, more than 80% of healthcare executives say the effort to repeal and replace the ACA has not caused them to pause or otherwise change their approach to population health management, a cornerstone of the Obama administration’s strategy to address the quality and cost of healthcare.
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