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News & Updates:
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.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced cuts to Obamacare outreach programs. US manufacturing beating analyst estimates by a wide margin, signaling higher consumer and business demand.
American healthcare has been a recent focus in both politics and the media, with much fanfare around the future of health reform. Woven into these discussions are questions about the rise in national health expenditures – if spending growth is significantly faster than economic growth, it may pose risks for consumers and for the nation as a whole. Here, an overview is provided of some principal drivers of growth in national healthcare expenditures, along with their impacts and policy proposals aimed at management.
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.