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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly (9/3): Republican Platform Includes Plan to Reshape Medicare
Sep 06, 2012
Aetna wants 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:
The Republican National Convention last week adopted a party platform that calls for significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid in keeping with proposals made by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the party’s nominee for vice president.
Other highlights include:
- Colorado has announced a recommendation for the state’s essential health benefit benchmark plan.
- Georgia’s governor announced last week that he does not intend to expand the state’s Medicaid program.
- A new report shows membership in Massachusetts individual and small group health plans declined from 2010 to 2011.
- Some local Texas officials are considering banding together to expand Medicaid coverage in their counties.
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