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  Health Change Bulletin                                                            November 20, 2014
 
 

Paving the Way to Value Based Reimbursement

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  “Just as the president has broad discretion to decide whether to allow undocumented individuals to get a temporary reprieve from deportation, he also has broad authority to decide whether to grant them work authorization and health benefits.”
Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Professor of Law, Cornell University
 

Factoid
  ACA premiums are rising. These price increases are no higher than recent premium increases on plans provided to Americans by their employers. Before 2007, increases were at least 5 percent per year. Since then, premiums have been rising more slowly, with the median increase at about 4 percent per year.
 
Source: Kaiser Family Foundation
Research
Competition In The Health Insurance Marketplace in 2015
CMS, November 14, 2014
   
News 
  Let people buy health insurance out of state
The Boston Globe, November 19, 2014

Liberals Lose Their Cool in the Supreme Court Fight Over Obamacare
Bloomberg, November 18, 2014

House Republicans Hire Third Lawyer For Obamacare Lawsuit
The Huffington Post, November 18, 2014

Affordable Care Act: Premiums Climb Up to 20 Percent
The Ledger, November 17, 2014

How does video of economist’s Affordable Care Act criticism hurt the law?
PBS Newshour, November 17, 2014

Newly Insured Through Exchanges Give Coverage Good Marks
Gallup, November 15, 2014

Despite Criticism, Affordable Care Act Soldiers On
NPR, November 15, 2014

Focus On Affordable Care Act Will Help Drive ADP's sales
Forbes, November 14, 2014

   
Blogs
Chasing Entrepreneurial Opportunity in the Affordable Care Act
The New York Times, November 19, 2014

Obamacare’s premiums are going up — at the same rate as everyone else’s
The Washington Post, November 17, 2014

Tweets
    Obama says he did not mislead public on ACA, spars with reform 'architect'
FierceHealthPayer, https://twitter.com/HealthPayer, November 17, 2014
   
HealthshareTV video
 
Understanding the Affordable Care Act
 
  Understanding the Affordable Care Act

With a bright look to its rebuilt website, version 2.0 of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul represents another chance to win over a skeptical public. The risks include an unproven system for those renewing coverage and a tax hit that could sting millions of people.
 

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Healthsprocket List 
Gregg Jarrett: 11 Ways The Health Care Law Could Be Dismantled In 2015

1. Revisit the individual mandate - All Americans are forced to buy health insurance or face a tax penalty
2. Repeal the medical device tax - The tax on medical devices helps generate revenue to pay for low-income subsidies
3. Continue reading here

Source: FOX News
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