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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (7/24): Coordination for Dual Eligibles Program

Jul 24, 2012

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This week's health care reform news:

House, Senate Committees Air Possible Medicare Changes

The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing last week examining a Medicare and Medicaid coordination for dual eligibles program, while the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on using innovation to reform the Medicare physician payment system.

Other highlights include:

  • Advisory committees of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange are recommending that Connecticare’s HMO be deemed the Essential Health Benefits benchmark plan.
  • A Michigan insurance bulletin announces prohibition of most-favored-nation clauses in insurer/provider contracts.
  • Texas has lowered its projected cost for expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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