American Health Care Act

Mar 28, 2017

Md. health care groups still wary of federal reforms

Republicans might have pulled the American Health Care Act, but stakeholders in Maryland’s health care community remain wary of any future reform efforts that could come out of the Trump administration or Congress. The Maryland Hospital Association and the Maryland chapter of AARP, among other groups, welcomed the non-vote in Washington but still anticipate efforts […]

Mar 14, 2017

CBO score reaffirms opposition to AHCA in Maryland

Maryland groups that have been opposed to American Health Care Act pointed to the Congressional Budget Office analysis released Monday to support their position. The analysis by the nonpartisan CBO found the Republican-backed health care plan would result in 14 million more Americans without insurance next year. That number increases to 21 million in 2020 […]

Mar 8, 2017

For now, GOP plan doesn’t touch Md. hospital payment system

The Maryland health care community remains in wait-and-see mode after House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act didn’t remove or eliminate Maryland’s demonstration authority, also known as the Medicare waiver. The Republican plan, called the American Health Care Act, focused on coverage, leaving uncertain the status of Maryland’s all-payer model that governs h[...]

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