July 27, 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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Big News for Chicago-Area Obamacare Insurance Exchange: Cigna Seeks to Join
chicagotribune.com - One of the nation's largest health insurance companies plans to enter the Obamacare marketplace in the Chicago area for the first time, bringing new competition as other insurers exit or go . . .
Clinton Campaign Touts Children’s Health Law, But Obamacare Is Her Legacy Too
huffingtonpost.com - A video at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night highlighted Hillary Clinton’s work on health care issues, with particular focus on her efforts to make sure children have . . .
Unhealthy Insurance: The Cautionary Tale of an Obamacare Customer
post-gazette.com - The adage “you get what you pay for” has come back to haunt Richard Sankovich. He’s paying big time, and his experience is a cautionary tale for those shopping for health insurance in . . .
How Might Democrats Try to Improve and Expand the ACA in 2017?
milbank.org - In 2017, if Democrats hold the White House and recapture a majority in the US Senate (control of the US House is considered unachievable), how might they try to change the Affordable . . .
Arizona to Reinstate CHIP Program After 6 Years
beckershospitalreview.com - CMS has approved Arizona's request to reinstate active enrollment in the Children's Health Insurance Program, lifting a six-year enrollment freeze. Arizona will open up applications . . .
*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).