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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (11/2): Medicare Glitch Fix and Other Highlights

Nov 08, 2011

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We want you to have access to the latest health care reform news from Washington, D.C., and states across the country. This weekly e-mail links you to updates on health reform legislation that could significantly impact you.

 This week's health care reform news:

House Votes to Fix "Glitch" in Health Reform Law
The House passed a bill last week to strike a widely cited "glitch" in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would have allowed up to 3 million middle-class couples onto the already struggling Medicaid rolls. Also, the Republican Governors' Association has submitted recommendations to Congress for saving Medicaid dollars.

Other highlights include:
  • New York legislation that would prohibit the use of mail order pharmacies has yet to be sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
  • Ohio releases medical loss ratio to be used for purposes of reporting and rebates under federal health care reform requirements.
  • Health insurer announces it will exit the individual market in Florida.

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