Many state legislatures are passing the midpoint for 2018 sessions, and trends are emerging in their efforts to tackle health care affordability and coverage. States are also reacting to federal activity around Medicaid and private market coverage including the repeal of the individual mandate. Below are some of the noteworthy state health legislative measures already moving this year.
A new study released by Senior Fellow Stan Dorn and others serves as a reminder that vigorous federal and state action can use the tools created by the ACA to help laid-off workers get health coverage.
At the 23rd Annual Health Action Conference Sen. Elizabeth Warren laid out a plan for addressing the high health care costs and high health insurance costs that cause pain to so many families.
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