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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (4/22): Cost of Coverage a Family of Four

May 29, 2012

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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:

Cost of Covering a Family of Four Crosses $20,000 Threshold

The new Milliman Medical Index shows that workplace health care coverage for a family of four now exceeds $20,000 annually, on average, for the first time ever.

Other highlights include:

  • The Illinois House is poised to vote on $2.7 billion in cuts and savings in the state’s Medicaid program.
  • The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill reforming the health care payment system by encouraging alternate payment methodologies.
  • Oklahoma’s governor has signed legislation allowing small employers to purchase group coverage through associations of like-employers.

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