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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (11/7): New Health Insurance Tax and More

Nov 09, 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:

Analysis Finds New Health Insurance Tax Will Increase Premium Costs
An analysis of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) new health insurance tax has found it will increase premiums in the insured market, impacting individuals and smaller firms in particular.

Other highlights include:
  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a new mandate bill into law, requiring coverage of autism spectrum disorders.
  • The California Department of Insurance is requesting an increase to its health and disability fraud assessment from 10 cents to 20 cents per covered life.
  • Wisconsin has filed a request for a three-year phase-in on the medical loss ratio under the ACA.

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