Committee comments to Office of Regulations and Interpretations within the Employee Benefits Security Administration in response to the Department of Labor's proposed rule on the definition of employer—small business health plans. ( )
Committee comments to Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ request for information on promoting healthcare choice and competition. ( )
Health Practice Council comments to the U.S. House and Senate on the potential inclusion of individual mandate repeal in The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. ( )
Risk Sharing Subcommittee and Premium Review Work Group letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding the proposed rule for the 2019 benefit and payment parameters. The comments address proposed changes to the risk sharing mechanisms, special enrollment periods, essential health benefits, minimum essential coverage, and medical loss ratios.
Health Practice Council comments to the U.S. Senate on a proposal in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to eliminate the ACA's individual mandate. ( )
Health Practice Council comments on the October 12 executive order. ( )
Health Practice Council comments on the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal (GCHJ), legislation that would make revisions to the individual health insurance market and approaches to federal Medicaid funding. ( )
Health Practice Council letter to the U.S. Senate HELP Committee on stabilizing the individual health insurance market. ( )
Health Practice Council letter to the U.S. Senate on potential adverse consequences of legislation to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate. ( )
Health Practice Council paper on what cost-sharing reductions are and why they need to be funded. ( )
Health Practice Council FAQ on how risk pooling in the individual health insurance market works. ( )
Presentation to the National Conference of Insurance Legislators about the Akey drivers of 2018 premiums and what goes into developing a premium. ( )
Individual and Small Group Markets Committee issue brief providing an overview of the general factors underlying premium rate setting and highlighting the major components driving premium changes in 2018. ( )
Indivdiual and Small Group Markets Committee and Medicaid Subcommittee comments on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017, the proposed legislation to repeal and replace provisions in the Affordable Care Act. ( )
Presentation at the SOA Health Meeting explaining the role of the Academy and the current legislative and regulatory environment for health care reform. ( )
Health Practice Council comments to Senate Finance Committee on improving the individual health insurance market and changing the approach to Medicaid funding.
Risk Sharing Subcommittee issue brief examining the risk adjustment program implemented under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the implications for the program under different potential changes to current insurance market rules. ( )
Premium Review Subgroup comments to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight on the final 2018 unified rate review template (URRT) instructions. ( )
Health Practice Council issue brief examining ways in which the individual health insurance market can be strengthened and made more viable.
Health Practice Council presentation to NAIC’s Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee on potential changes to the Affordable Care Act through possible legislation and administrative actions. ( )