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Employer-sponsored health insurance: Love the plan you’re with? - Publications – AEI
AEIdeas » Society and Culture • Matt Winesett
Health insurance subsidies could look a lot different in 2020
benefitspro • Allison Bell
Experts skeptical of Trump plan to use mental health reform to stop mass shootings
Politico • Dan Diamond
Couple makes millions off Medicaid managed care as oversight lags
Los Angeles Times • Chad Terhune
Trump's latest budget undercuts his call to focus on mental health, school safety
CBS News
Reporters highlight the budget bill’s impact on older adults
Covering Health • Liz Seegert
CMS to watch and wait on Idaho Blue Cross's ACA-skirting plans
Healthcare Dive • David Lim
Insurers Predict Stable 2018 Obamacare Marketplace
Forbes • Bruce Japsen, Contributor
Paul Krugman: The Bad Faith of Republicans Is Endless
AlterNet • Alternet, Jacob Sugarman
Politico’s Dumbest Headline Ever Trivialized Rand Paul’s Budget Protest
The Federalist • Christopher Jacobs
 
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Employer-sponsored health insurance: Love the plan you’re with? - Publications – AEI
AEIdeas » Society and CultureMatt Winesett
Employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) coverage used to be the Rodney Dangerfield of health care policy: “It got no respect, no respect at all.” A host of complaints might include its rising costs, one-size-fits-all absence of choice, regressive distribution, lack of portability, and job...
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Health insurance subsidies could look a lot different in 2020
benefitsproAllison Bell
Alex Azar II, the new head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), says federal commercial health insurance subsidies could look a lot different in 2020 than in 2019. In the new Trump administration budget proposal, HHS spending on...
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Affordable Care Act, Health Care Industry
Experts skeptical of Trump plan to use mental health reform to stop mass shootings
PoliticoDan Diamond
PROGRAMMING NOTE: Pulse will not publish on Monday, Feb. 19. Our next Pulse newsletter will publish on Tuesday, Feb. 20. TRUMP PUSHING MENTAL HEALTH REFORM AFTER MASS SHOOTING — The president said that Wednesday's school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people...
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Couple makes millions off Medicaid managed care as oversight lags
Los Angeles TimesChad Terhune
Norma Diaz and her husband, Joseph Garcia, have dedicated their careers to running a nonprofit health insurer that covers some of California's neediest residents. For three decades, they have worked for a Medicaid managed-care plan, Community Health Group, serving nearly 300,000 poor...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Trump's latest budget undercuts his call to focus on mental health, school safety
CBS News
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. Trump's latest budget would...
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Reporters highlight the budget bill’s impact on older adults
Covering HealthLiz Seegert
Liz Seegert (@lseegert), is AHCJ’s topic editor on aging. Her work has appeared in NextAvenue.com, Journal of Active Aging, Cancer Today, Kaiser Health News, the Connecticut Health I-Team and other outlets. She is a senior fellow at the Center for Health Policy...
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Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance
CMS to watch and wait on Idaho Blue Cross's ACA-skirting plans
Healthcare DiveDavid Lim
Dive Brief: Days after Blue Cross of Idaho unveiled its intention to offer five health plans that sidestep the Affordable Care Act, HHS Secretary Alex Azar faced a barrage of questions on how the department will respond during a series of three...
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Insurers Predict Stable 2018 Obamacare Marketplace
ForbesBruce Japsen, Contributor
Health insurers that continue to sell individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act are forecasting a stable market on public exchanges this year after a rocky 2017 that had the law under attack. Molina Healthcare was the latest major health insurer to...
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Paul Krugman: The Bad Faith of Republicans Is Endless
AlterNetAlternet, Jacob Sugarman
Let's stop pretending the GOP ever cared about the national debt. Earlier this week, the Trump administration released a $4.4 trillion budget proposal that calls for a massive increase in military spending along with cuts to programs for food stamps and basic...
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Affordable Care Act, Politics & Policy
Politico’s Dumbest Headline Ever Trivialized Rand Paul’s Budget Protest
The FederalistChristopher Jacobs
So much for the romance surrounding the famous scene in “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” where the title character successfully filibusters a bill, rousing the public to his side. Politico claimed that similar tactics surrounding a budget agreement last week led to...
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