ParenteBeard Health Care Reform Implementation Update January 22, 2022
January 23, 2022

In a high-stake but relatively uneventful series of negotiations, the House and Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through September, averting another government shutdown.  Also over the past week, the Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Gary Cohen, testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee on oversight that he was confident HealthCare.gov was secure; a federal judge ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) insurance subsidies are lawful in those states that did not create their own marketplaces; the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) held its monthly meeting; the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) by two months; and the administration released data showing that, to date, less than a quarter of those who have signed up for health insurance through the ACA are between the ages of 18 and 34.

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