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ACA Watch | October 13, 2017

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ACA Watch | October 13, 2017
Yesterday, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) that directs the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services to review and potentially revise previous guidance concerning several matters related to health insurance plans. At this time, no Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations are affected. (NAHU) The Agencies would need to take regulatory action before any ACA policies would change.
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PPO? Sorry, I have to fold the towels.

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PPO? Sorry, I have to fold the towels.
What is a PPO? PPO stands for Preferred Provider Organization. In the U.S., it is one common type of health insurance plan. This type of plan might be right for you if you frequently travel or live outside of other available health plans’ service areas. Keep in mind that out of network services will be at a much greater out of pocket expense to you. How is it different from the other types of health plans? How do you choose what is right for you?
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ACA Watch | September 26, 2017

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ACA Watch | September 26, 2017
September 30 is a crucial deadline for the GOP. It marks the last day that Senators could pass a bill through the “fast track” budget reconciliation process. In the past week, several Republican Senators have announced that they would not vote for the Graham-Cassidy bill, including Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), John McCain (R-AZ), and Susan Collins (R-ME). With a 52-to-48 advantage, the GOP holds more Senate seats, and could only afford to lose two votes from their party and still pass legislatio...
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ACA Watch | September 21, 2017

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ACA Watch | September 21, 2017
Surprise! After several ACA repeal-and-replace bills did not succeed earlier in the year, ACA repeal now has a real chance of passing by the end of this month. With their newest Graham-Cassidy bill, GOP Congress members make a final effort to repeal and replace the ACA before the September 30 deadline hits. Authors of the bill, Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are working to garner support from fellow Senators before a vote next week.
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HMO? Sorry, I have to do the laundry.

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HMO? Sorry, I have to do the laundry.
What is an HMO? It is one common type of health insurance plan. HMO stands for Health Maintenance Organization. This type of plan not only pays for major health events in your life, but also focuses on health maintenance, wellness, and disease prevention. How is it different from the other types of health plans? How do you choose what is right for you?
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