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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (6/25): Employers Opting for Defined Contribution

Jul 09, 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:

Many Employers May Opt for Defined Contribution in Future

A J.D. Power and Associates survey shows that nearly 50 percent of employers surveyed may opt to switch to a defined contribution model within a private insurance exchange.

Other highlights include:

  • Connecticut has named a new health insurance exchange CEO, Kevin J. Counihan.
  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signs pension reform into law last week and ended free health care for state retirees.
  • Kansas is accepting public comments on a Medicaid reform project until July 14.
  • New York passes domestic violence legislation impacting health plans and policy holders.

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