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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 
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Salvaging MACRA Implementation Through Medicare Advantage
Health Affairs • John O'Shea
10 things you need to know today: October 17, 2017
The Week • Harold Maass
Tough decisions loom for Dems on ObamaCare
The Hill • Peter Sullivan
Issues pile up as Ryan, GOP seek focus on taxes
The Hill • Scott Wong
The Effects of Iowa's Proposed Stopgap Measure on Health Insurance Costs and Coverage
RAND Corp • Christine Eibner, Jodi L. Liu, Preethi Rao, Sarah A. Nowak
Right after claiming he killed ObamaCare, Trump calls the resulting premium hikes 'an ObamaCare mess'
The Week
Sarah Kliff ­­­­­­­­­on the Big Questions
Slate • Mike Pesca
Trump Said to Urge Bipartisan Health Care Deal
Political Wire • Taegan Goddard
Trump calls for short-term Obamacare fix and reaches out to Republican leaders
Los Angeles Times • Lisa Mascaro, Noah Bierman
Trump, McConnell try to end feud
The Hill • Alexander Bolton, Jordan Fabian
 
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Salvaging MACRA Implementation Through Medicare Advantage
Health AffairsJohn O'Shea
On June 20, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2018 Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule. The rule addresses participation requirements for 2018 and future years under the merit-based incentive payment system (MIPS) and the advanced...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
10 things you need to know today: October 17, 2017
The WeekHarold Maass
1. Trump and McConnell meet in bid to end feuding President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) met in a private lunch at the White House on Monday in a bid to end months of feuding. In a show of...
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Tough decisions loom for Dems on ObamaCare
The HillPeter Sullivan
Congressional Democrats have to decide how badly they want an ObamaCare deal. Senate Republicans are open to renewing the insurer payments that President Trump canceled last week, but, in return, they want to expand a program that allows states to waive Affordable...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Issues pile up as Ryan, GOP seek focus on taxes
The HillScott Wong
But a pair of social issues — immigration and gun reform — plus President Trump’s decision to punt key ObamaCare payments and the fate of the Iran nuclear deal to Congress are quickly complicating the Speaker’s tax-reform push and crowding what’s left...
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Affordable Care Act, Economic Policy
The Effects of Iowa's Proposed Stopgap Measure on Health Insurance Costs and Coverage
RAND CorpChristine Eibner, Jodi L. Liu, Preethi Rao, Sarah A. Nowak
Does the Iowa Stopgap Measure (designed to stabilize Iowa's Affordable Care Act–compliant healthcare market) meet 1332 State Innovation Waiver criteria? On August 21, 2017, Iowa submitted a 1332 State Innovation Waiver application, known as the Iowa Stopgap Measure (ISM), to the U.S...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Right after claiming he killed ObamaCare, Trump calls the resulting premium hikes 'an ObamaCare mess'
The Week
On Monday, President Trump told reporters that ObamaCare is dead, killed by his executive orders last week. Because he ended the cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) to insurance companies, used to subsidize health care for millions of low-income customers — 70 percent of whom...
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Sarah Kliff ­­­­­­­­­on the Big Questions
SlateMike Pesca
Joe Raedle/Getty Images Listen to Episode 849 of ’s The Gist: You can’t get away from Obamacare news, and with each repeal effort there are familiar, wild-eyed claims from the law’s supporters and detractors. Will chipping away at the Affordable Care Act...
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Trump Said to Urge Bipartisan Health Care Deal
Political WireTaegan Goddard
President Trump urged Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) “to seek out an Obamacare deal with Democrats — encouragement that might help sway Republicans who are skeptical of a bipartisan agreement,” Politico reports. “Alexander said Trump told him by phone Oct. 14 [...]
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Trump calls for short-term Obamacare fix and reaches out to Republican leaders
Los Angeles TimesLisa Mascaro, Noah Bierman
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Trump, McConnell try to end feud
The HillAlexander Bolton, Jordan Fabian
President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sought to end months of bitter sniping over a private lunch at the White House on Monday and followed it with a display of unity at a joint press conference in the Rose...
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