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Aetna's Health Reform Weekly: Essential Health Benefits, etc.
Jan 25, 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.
To view the full articles, visit Health Reform Weekly.
| This week's health care reform news:
Congressional Republicans Question Essential Health Benefits Bulletin
Republican leadership in the House and Senate assert that a recent essential health benefits bulletin evades important cost-benefit impact analysis, and they are requesting that Health and Human Services (HHS) respond to Congress with the analysis by January 27.
Other highlights include:
- A number of state legislatures across the country have reconvened or are about to, and health insurance exchange legislation is on many agendas.
- California legislators have introduced essential health benefits bills in the wake of new federal guidance.
- Joint committees in the Illinois legislature are taking the lead on medical reform, public pension reform and a health insurance exchange.