March 2, 2016
Curated by Lindsey Thiessen Johnson, Shelly Miller, Amy Sanders, and Janet Wrzesinski; edited by Priya Bathija*
The Health Care Reform Weekly Update pulls articles on cutting-edge issues directly from the Health Care Reform Educational Task Force's Twitter feed.
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Medicaid Expansion Waivers: What Will We Learn?
kff.org - Six of the 32 states implementing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Medicaid expansion to date have done so through Section 1115 waivers. Using these waivers, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services . . .
A Blow to Health Care Transparency
propublica.org - The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow today to nascent efforts to track the quality and cost of health care, ruling that a 1974 law precludes states from requiring that every health care claim . . .
Public Deeply Divided Over Health Care Reform Repeal
businessinsurance.com - When it comes to what should be done to the health care reform law, voters, just like Congress, are sharply divided along political lines. Since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable . . .
6 States Sue Obama Administration Over Affordable Care Act
nytimes.com - Six states filed a new lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over the Affordable Care Act. The complaint that Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana and Nebraska filed in . . .
The Private Option and the GOP Primaries: Races to Watch
arktimes.com - Gov. Asa Hutchinson has involved himself in eight GOP primaries, endorsing a candidate and donating campaign cash via his PAC. These races — three for Senate seats and five for the House — could have an . . .
*This week's Health Care Reform Weekly Update was curated by Lindsey Thiessen Johnson (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA), Shelly Miller (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit, MI), Amy E. Sanders (Bass Berry & Sims PLC, Nashville, TN), and Janet Wrzesinski (JW Consulting Services, Bay City, MI); and was edited by Priya Bathija (American Hospital Association, Washington, DC).