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ACA Watch | July 11, 2017

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ACA Watch | July 11, 2017
Today GOP leaders will meet with other Republican Senators to discuss new revisions of the most recent health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA) has faced criticism from GOP moderates, as well as being unpopular with lobbying groups and the general public who fear the loss of coverage for vulnerable Americans. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) provides clarity with their superb side-by-side "Comparison of the AHCA and the ...
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ACA Watch | June 5, 2017

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ACA Watch | June 5, 2017
This week, Congress reconvenes after being on a recess last week. Expect renewed activity on the health care reform front. Congress will be able to devote new attention on the Senate side, to developing the GOP bill that intends to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Let’s learn about your employer health care benefits
What are employer-sponsored health care benefits? You might have benefits from your employer or know someone who does. Let's discuss. Employer-sponsored health care benefits are known by many names: group health plans, group insurance, group health coverage, group insurance policies, etc. No matter what you call them, these are generally the most budget-friendly option for employees. Compared to purchasing your own health insurance, it is a better deal to get your employer’s “group rate” f...
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ACA Watch | May 4, 2017

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ACA Watch | May 4, 2017
ACA Watch May 4, 2017 A narrow vote The American Health Care Act (AHCA), was passed in the House of Representatives today by a narrow margin vote of 217-213 (New York Times, subscription req.) Although the AHCA was previously pulled prior to a vote in March, a lot has happened over the last week to persuade remaining members of the House to support the legislation.  Next, the AHCA will move over to the Senate. It will likely go through further changes as bills are meshed together, and will li...
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ACA Watch | May 1, 2017

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ACA Watch | May 1, 2017
The AHCA bill is still in conversation as Republicans make changes in hopes of it passing through Congress
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