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News & Updates:
Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services says it’s cutting the advertising budget for open enrollment from $100 million down to $10 million - a reduction in spending of 90%.
“Cutting ACA Advertising by 90% is evidence-based policy … if policy goal is sabotage,” Faculty Affiliate Daniel Polsky, executive director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, said on Twitter.
Medicaid directors say that latest ObamaCare repeal bill would place massive burden on states; U.S. announces $700 million in aid for Syrians in war zone; U.S. household wealth rises $1.7 trillion, setting another record.
Senators reach a tentative deal on Republican tax policy, overriding deficit hawk’s worries; The White House throws its weight behind last ditch Obamacare repeal; US homebuilding weak on input scarcity, Harvey; US Treasury yields rise ahead of Fed meeting.
Senator says he nearly has enough votes for ObamaCare repeal; Retail sales fall unexpectedly in August; Industrial production hit by Harvey, drops by most in 8 years; Consumer sentiment falls slightly in September, amid concerns about Hurricane Harvey.
Schumer, Pelosi and President Trump strike deal on DACA, border patrol; Sanders, Progressives unveil single payer healthcare plan; US inflation rises, finally hitting monthly targets; Consumer comfort falls for a second week in a row.
September 29th, 2017
11:00am - 12:30pm:
Stabilizing Individual Health Insurance Markets
Between the recent exits of several insurers from the health insurance exchanges, and the repeated attempts earlier this year to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, there has been much concern about the stability of the individual insurance market. This seminar will examine the sources and scope of individual market instability and review current proposals for market stabilization, while exploring how federal or state level subsidized reinsurance programs, including “invisible high risk pools,” might help.