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ACA Repeal and Replace Efforts Running Out of Steam

ACA Repeal and Replace Efforts Running Out of Steam

Continued uncertainty surrounds the Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement efforts. Last Friday morning the Senate voted down 49-51 the Health Care Freedom Act known as the “skinny repeal” legislation, failing to win the necessary support of three Republicans.

The past week involved heated days of legislative activity around healthcare reform. Senators debated and voted on the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act (ORRA), which failed 45-55. This bill would have annulled the law and allowed Congress two additional years to replace it.
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Proposed Bill Looks to Allow Employee Genetic Screening

Employers are on the hunt for some fresh approaches to containing employee healthcare costs. Medical inflation and utilization are both expected to increase this year. And debate seems to continue around the American Health Care Act (AHCA). So most companies recognize they need new strategies that move beyond tweaking plan designs and adding HDHPs. Continue reading