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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (3/11): CA Considers 2 Market Reform Bills

Mar 20, 2013

 

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This week's health care reform news:

Most Employers Unlikely To Send Employees to Exchanges

New research by Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health shows a clear majority of employers are unlikely to direct employees to health insurance exchanges starting in 2014, but most are planning aggressive action to better manage costs.

Other highlights include:

  • The California legislature is considering two market reform bills similar to legislation vetoed last year.
  • Florida legislators appear likely to thwart the governor’s call for expanding Medicaid coverage.
  • A state-federal partnership exchange for Michigan has received federal approval.
  • Washington state legislators have approved a new premium tax and a possible new assessment on qualified health plans.

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