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Indian Health Service finally promises to reduce lengthy wait times for patients

More than a year after facing criticism for lacking quality of care standards, the Indian Health Serviceis finally promising to address wait times for patients. Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota), the chairman of the committee, agrees with those sentiments. He introduced …
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KFF News: Analysis Estimates 1 in 4 Employers Offering Health Benefits Could Be Affected by the ‘Cadillac Tax’ in 2018 if Current Trends Continue

Share of Potentially-Affected Employers Could Grow to 30% in 2023, 42% in 2028, Analysis Finds New projections from the Kaiser Family Foundation estimate that one in four employers (26%) offering health benefits could be subject to the Affordable Care Act’s …
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CMS News: 2015 Special Enrollment Period Report – February 23 – June 30, 2015

The next open enrollment period for Marketplace coverage begins on November 1, 2015 for coverage starting on January 1, 2016. Some people can sign up for health coverage outside of open enrollment, before November 1, because they qualify for a …
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New CMS Tribal Fact Sheets: Special Protections for AI ANs and AI AN Trust Income and MAGI

CMS Tribal Affairs is pleased to announce the release of two new fact sheets. The first fact sheet explains the Protections for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI ANs) in the Marketplace, Medicaid and CHIP. The second fact sheet describes …
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