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What We’re Watching on Capitol Hill
Individual insurance market | Mar. 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 Our Government Affairs team is monitoring bills and action items that would affect the insurance industry. Here’s what we’re focusing on as of late: The “Short on

The Next Step in 1332 Section Waiver Changes
Individual insurance market | Dec. 5, 2018

December 5, 2018 The Departments of Treasury and Health and Human Services  recently released four new Section 1332 “waiver concepts” to illustrate how states might take advantage of recently-released guidance

1332 Section Waiver Changes
Individual insurance market | Nov. 8, 2018

November 8, 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new guidance on Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers under the ACA with the goal of reducing burdens on

The HRA Rule
Individual insurance market | Nov. 8, 2018

November 8, 2018 The Trump administration proposed a rule to allow employers to offer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) integrated with individual insurance coverage – an option previously only allowed for

What Tax Reform Means for Healthcare
Individual insurance market | Nov. 30, 2017

As the Senate inches closer to a floor vote on the Republican tax overhaul bill, it’s still unclear if the votes are there.

Single-Payer, GOP Healthcare Proposals Released
Individual insurance market | Sep. 13, 2017

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced his “Medicare for All” legislation, while Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsay Graham released what might be the Senate’s last effort to repeal & replace the ACA.

Senate HELP Committee Moving in Positive Direction
Individual insurance market | Sep. 7, 2017

In its first of four hearings yesterday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee indicated intentions to find a bipartisan solution to stabilize the individual health insurance market and shore up rising healthcare costs.

Health Policy Recommendations For Congress
Individual insurance market | Aug. 23, 2017

A group of business organizations sent this letter to Congress last week outlining bipartisan policy recommendations that are important to the stability of the individual market.

Senate Health Bill 2.0: What You Need to Know
Individual insurance market | Jul. 13, 2017

Overall, the bill closely hews to the last version of its repeal-and-replace “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” and contains very few provisions that will directly impact the employer market.

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