Affordable Care Act Revision Approved in U.S. Congress
According to an October 1, 2015, New York Times article, by Robert Pear, Congress recently passed legislation intended to protect small and mid size businesses from increases in health insurance premiums. The President is expected to sign it into law. Read more>>
HHS Releases Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Proposed Rule
HHS, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has released a proposed rule to implement section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in certain health programs and activities.
Administration Plans to Appeal House ACA Lawsuit
The Obama administration has filed a motion in House v. Burwell asking the district court for permission to appeal its decision allowing the House to pursue a lawsuit over the 2010 health care overhaul and the appropriations process.