Record 14.5M Americans signed up for ACA coverage this year

Healthcare Dive

But the generous subsidies that contributed to the increase in enrollment are temporary and set to expire at the end of the year absent congressional action

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Biden proposes rule to fix ACA's 'family glitch'

Healthcare Dive

The new regulation could help an estimated 200,000 uninsured people in the U.S. gain coverage, while 1 million could benefit from less expensive plans

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ACA-related coverage enrollment tops record at nearly 36M

Healthcare Dive

The expansion of health coverage to more Americans reflects pandemic-related policy efforts, but some of those flexibilities are set to expire this year

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ACA open enrollment period drove record number of sign-ups

Healthcare Dive

Expanded tax credits through the American Rescue Plan made coverage more affordable and greater outreach efforts helped accelerate enrollment, health officials said

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Healthcare spending could drop $11.4B next year if ACA premium subsidies expire, research finds

Healthcare Dive

The looming coverage cliff would also hit providers financially, according to a new report. President Joe Biden has pushed Congress to extend the more generous financial aid provided by the American Rescue Plan

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State-based ACA exchanges make backup plans in case Congress fails to act on enhanced ACA subsidies

Fierce Healthcare

State-based ACA exchanges make backup plans in case Congress fails to act on enhanced ACA subsidies. rking. Fri, 04/01/2022 - 16:15

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Moody's: Outlook stable for insurers even as Medicaid, ACA enrollment declines loom

Fierce Healthcare

Moody's: Outlook stable for insurers even as Medicaid, ACA enrollment declines loom. pminemyer. Tue, 05/31/2022 - 16:12

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Swing-district Democrats press Congress to extend ACA subsidies before election

Fierce Healthcare

Swing-district Democrats press Congress to extend ACA subsidies before election. rking. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 13:40

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AHIP calls for federal agencies to issue extensive guidance to implement ACA 'family glitch' rule

Fierce Healthcare

AHIP calls for federal agencies to issue extensive guidance to implement ACA 'family glitch' rule. rking. Mon, 06/06/2022 - 16:55

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Report: More than 3M could lose insurance if boosted ACA subsidies expire after this year

Fierce Healthcare

Report: More than 3M could lose insurance if boosted ACA subsidies expire after this year. rking. Thu, 04/07/2022 - 12:59

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Fifth Circuit Upholds ACA Risk Adjustment Program

Healthcare Law Blog

Various smaller health insurance issuers have challenged the risk-adjustment program under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), alleging, among other things, that its underlying methodology favors larger insurers. Affordable Care Act (ACA) ACA HHS

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HHS: ACA coverage expands to record 35M people as more states expand Medicaid

Fierce Healthcare

HHS: ACA coverage expands to record 35M people as more states expand Medicaid. rking. Fri, 04/29/2022 - 15:55

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Labor Department demands insurers to stop flouting ACA's birth control rules

Fierce Healthcare

Labor Department demands insurers to stop flouting ACA's birth control rules. rking. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 12:06

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Urban Institute: Rural residents most likely to benefit from enhanced ACA subsidies

Fierce Healthcare

Urban Institute: Rural residents most likely to benefit from enhanced ACA subsidies. rking. Tue, 05/03/2022 - 15:08

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Urban Insitute: Outreach to uninsured about ACA exchanges, subsidies lacking

Fierce Healthcare

Urban Insitute: Outreach to uninsured about ACA exchanges, subsidies lacking. pminemyer. Wed, 09/29/2021 - 13:45

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CMS finalizes rule that calls for standardized plan options, network adequacy reviews for ACA exchanges

Fierce Healthcare

CMS finalizes rule that calls for standardized plan options, network adequacy reviews for ACA exchanges. rking. Thu, 04/28/2022 - 09:50

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White House challenging ACA; Congress mulling permanent telehealth reform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Government & Policy Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: White House challenging ACA; Congress mulling permanent telehealth reform Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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Texas, southern states had large spikes in ACA coverage for 2022 thanks to boosted subsidies

Fierce Healthcare

Texas, southern states had large spikes in ACA coverage for 2022 thanks to boosted subsidies. rking. Thu, 03/10/2022 - 16:27

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AHIP warns proposed ACA exchange rule could threaten market's growing stability

Fierce Healthcare

AHIP warns proposed ACA exchange rule could threaten market's growing stability. pminemyer. Fri, 01/28/2022 - 11:40

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13.6M have signed up for coverage on ACA exchanges during open enrollment so far: CMS

Fierce Healthcare

have signed up for coverage on ACA exchanges during open enrollment so far: CMS. pminemyer. Wed, 12/22/2021 - 11:41

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HHS: Nearly 14M people enroll on ACA's exchanges ahead of Jan. 15 deadline

Fierce Healthcare

HHS: Nearly 14M people enroll on ACA's exchanges ahead of Jan. 15 deadline. rking. Mon, 01/10/2022 - 11:41

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HHS: ACA exchange enrollment reaches 12.2M thanks to enhanced subsidies

Fierce Healthcare

HHS: ACA exchange enrollment reaches 12.2M thanks to enhanced subsidies. rking. Wed, 09/15/2021 - 11:21

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Biden admin suspends Georgia plan to let private sector run ACA marketplace

Healthcare Dive

CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure said the controversial plan would provide coverage to fewer people and no longer complies with federal law and other policies

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As enrollment on the ACA exchanges surges, insurer participation growth is more modest: study

Fierce Healthcare

As enrollment on the ACA exchanges surges, insurer participation growth is more modest: study. pminemyer. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 15:00

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ACA Reporting Deadline Extended and the End of “Good Faith” Compliance

Compliance Now

On November 22, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published proposed regulations that introduce significant changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting process for both large and small employers. Section 6055 and 6056 of the ACA reporting regulations require that employers furnish Forms 1095-B and/or Forms 1095-C to employees no later than January 31 st of the year following the applicable calendar year. By: Jennifer Berman, CEO, MZQ Consulting.

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Lynch: Enrollment in Aetna's ACA exchange plans lower than expected

Fierce Healthcare

Lynch: Enrollment in Aetna's ACA exchange plans lower than expected. pminemyer. Wed, 02/09/2022 - 07:34

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ACA coverage less affordable over time for middle-class families, study finds

Fierce Healthcare

ACA coverage less affordable over time for middle-class families, study finds. rking. Tue, 11/02/2021 - 11:19

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ACA navigators expected to quadruple in 2022 after $80M increase in funding

Fierce Healthcare

ACA navigators expected to quadruple in 2022 after $80M increase in funding. rking. Fri, 08/27/2021 - 11:27

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AHIP warns proposed ACA exchange rule could threaten market's growing stability

Fierce Healthcare

AHIP warns proposed ACA exchange rule could threaten market's growing stability. pminemyer. Fri, 01/28/2022 - 11:48

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ACA signups blow past 14M as Saturday deadline for open enrollment looms

Fierce Healthcare

ACA signups blow past 14M as Saturday deadline for open enrollment looms. rking. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:32

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HHS touts ACA enrollment progress with law at 'strongest point' in its history

Fierce Healthcare

HHS touts ACA enrollment progress with law at 'strongest point' in its history. rking. Tue, 03/22/2022 - 17:24

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CMS: More than 1.6M signed up for ACA coverage through 2 weeks of open enrollment

Fierce Healthcare

signed up for ACA coverage through 2 weeks of open enrollment. CMS: More than 1.6M rking. Thu, 11/18/2021 - 13:39

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UnitedHealthcare to expand ACA exchange footprint into 7 new states for 2022

Fierce Healthcare

UnitedHealthcare to expand ACA exchange footprint into 7 new states for 2022. pminemyer. Wed, 10/27/2021 - 14:57

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RAND: Temporary ACA coverage subsidies could prevent losses in future recession if made permanent

Fierce Healthcare

RAND: Temporary ACA coverage subsidies could prevent losses in future recession if made permanent. rking. Mon, 11/15/2021 - 14:36

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AmeriHealth Caritas to enter ACA exchanges in North Carolina with new product offering

Fierce Healthcare

AmeriHealth Caritas to enter ACA exchanges in North Carolina with new product offering. pminemyer. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 12:30

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CMS wants insurers to offer standardized plan options on the ACA exchanges

Fierce Healthcare

CMS wants insurers to offer standardized plan options on the ACA exchanges. pminemyer. Tue, 12/28/2021 - 17:09

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Biden administration releases proposed rule to fix longtime ACA 'family glitch'

Fierce Healthcare

Biden administration releases proposed rule to fix longtime ACA 'family glitch'. rking. Tue, 04/05/2022 - 11:31

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Brooks-LaSure: ACA marketplace key to Medicaid redeterminations after COVID-19 PHE ends

Fierce Healthcare

Brooks-LaSure: ACA marketplace key to Medicaid redeterminations after COVID-19 PHE ends. rking. Fri, 09/24/2021 - 09:57

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Cigna to expand ACA exchange footprint to 3 new states, 93 counties

Fierce Healthcare

Cigna to expand ACA exchange footprint to 3 new states, 93 counties. pminemyer. Wed, 08/25/2021 - 17:41

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CMS: Nearly 4.6M have signed up for coverage on the ACA exchanges during open enrollment

Fierce Healthcare

have signed up for coverage on the ACA exchanges during open enrollment. CMS: Nearly 4.6M pminemyer. Thu, 12/09/2021 - 11:59

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Biden administration doubling down on ACA open enrollment outreach campaigns with health equity in mind

Fierce Healthcare

Biden administration doubling down on ACA open enrollment outreach campaigns with health equity in mind. hlandi. Mon, 11/01/2021 - 16:12

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PrEP Coverage Obstacles Highlight Challenges Implementing the ACA Preventive Services Requirement

Center for Health Insurance Reform

The ACA requires coverage of recommended preventive services without cost-sharing for consumers enrolled in most private health plans. But even with these protections in place, some insurers improperly impose cost sharing for preventive services.

Urban Institute: Making enhanced ACA subsidies permanent could extend coverage to nearly 1M

Fierce Healthcare

Urban Institute: Making enhanced ACA subsidies permanent could extend coverage to nearly 1M. rking. Tue, 10/12/2021 - 14:59

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