Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates II

March 12, 2018 An analysis from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities says that funding the ACA’s cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies in Congress’s upcoming omnibus spending bill would “do more harm than good.” When the CSR funding late last year was cut off, insurance companies raised premiums on ACA health insurance plans to make up [...]

Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates

March 8, 2018 New Analysis Charts Outperformance of State-Run ACA Marketplaces The 17 states that currently administer their own ACA marketplaces perform better than the federal marketplace, according to a new The Commonwealth Fund analysis.  The results state: The data review found that state-run marketplaces have: Lower projected premiums ($633 per month vs. $526 per [...]

ICE Promises Employers More I-9 Audits

Important I-9 Audit Information Employer’s Must Know The administration proposed budget for FY19 includes $47.5 billion for DHS for "strengthening border security, ensuring enforcement of immigration laws, and reforming the legal immigration system." The administration’s proposed $571 million to hire 2,000 additional Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and $132 million for E-Verify; The administration [...]

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Administration Pushes Conservative Goals in Health-Care Market Changes

Insurers May Now Charge Higher Premiums to Seniors The administration would like to see the ACA market to reign in some features, such as allowing insurers to charge higher premiums to older people.  Suggested changes include: Allowing insurers to charge older people five times as much as younger people Expanding access to health savings accounts [...]