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
     at governor’s direction.

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