ACA Replacement Bill Withdrawn

Overview On March 24, 2017, Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives withdrew the American Health Care Act—their proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A House vote was scheduled to take place on that day, but House Republicans could not secure enough votes to approve the legislation and, instead, Read More >>

Why are Health Care Costs Rising?

Unfortunately, the trend of health costs are rising faster than the rate of inflation and is expected to continue. But why are health care costs rising? Several factors have contributed to climbing health care costs over the past decade, including the following: Expansion of health care provisions New government regulations Increased utilization and consumer demand Read More >>

ACA Replacement Bills Released

The hype is over, the U.S. House Representatives finally released draft legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new proposed law would reduce the government’s involvement in health insurance and: No longer require individuals to purchase health insurance or penalize those who don’t enroll Phase out the ACA’s Medicaid expansion Provide relief from Read More >>