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ACA at Center of Possible Government Shutdown

 

 

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This week’s health care reform news:

ACA at Center of Possible Government Shutdown

The House passed a stopgap bill last week that would fund the government through mid-December while defunding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), setting the stage for a possible showdown with the Senate and a possible government shutdown.

Other highlights include:

  • Connecticut legislation coming next year
    would require medical practices to disclose
    “facility fees.”
  • Medicaid expansion supporters will try again
    in Maine in January.
  • A citizen-initiated Medicaid expansion bill
    advances in Ohio.
  • Texas sets strict rules for exchange
    navigators
     at governor’s direction.

To view the full articles, visit Health Reform Weekly.

For more on health care reform, visit our Health Reform Connection website.

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