More Facts on Medicaid Expansion:

Currently, 26 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid under the ACA and 24 states have not.

In 2016, 5.7 million people could be deprived of health insurance coverage if the states that have chosen not to expand Medicaid continue to refuse.

Under the ACA, the federal government will pay 100 percent of the costs of Medicaid expansion through 2016. The federal match reduces gradually to 90 percent in 2020, but will remain at that level.

Newsfeed: Advocates Claim HIV Discrimination by Florida Health Insurers. Have filed a legal complaint with HHS. Four health insurance companies in Florida have put HIV drugs on their most expensive tiers to purposely discourage enrollment by people living with the virus.

Newsfeed: Advocates Claim HIV Discrimination by Florida Health Insurers. Have filed a legal complaint with HHS.

Four health insurance companies in Florida have put HIV drugs on their most expensive tiers to purposely discourage enrollment by people living with the virus.

Drug Treatment and the Affordable Care Act: Will it Work?Now that the new health law requires Medicaid and Medicare to cover treatment for substance abuse, will the way we currently treat addiction be able to keep up?
Howard Josepher, CEO of Exponents says first, the medical and legal community is going to have to start treating drug abuse like a chronic condition; not a coercive, criminal punishment.

Drug Treatment and the Affordable Care Act: Will it Work?

Now that the new health law requires Medicaid and Medicare to cover treatment for substance abuse, will the way we currently treat addiction be able to keep up?

Howard Josepher, CEO of Exponents says first, the medical and legal community is going to have to start treating drug abuse like a chronic condition; not a coercive, criminal punishment.

Fool Us Once….TAG’s Tim Horn blogs: “We’re being duped by our government agencies. We’re being hoodwinked by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We’re being bamboozled by pharmaceutical companies and research networks. In the April issue of TAGline, we highlight several missteps in research and policy that have required advocacy to remedy and ensure that the jokes don’t remain on us.”

Fool Us Once….

TAG’s Tim Horn blogs: “We’re being duped by our government agencies. We’re being hoodwinked by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We’re being bamboozled by pharmaceutical companies and research networks. In the April issue of TAGline, we highlight several missteps in research and policy that have required advocacy to remedy and ensure that the jokes don’t remain on us.”

How the ACA Builds Barriers to HIV, Hep C TreatmentDiscriminatory practices by insurers, high drug prices from pharmaceutical companies and no clear federal guidelines for co-payments are to blame for those consistently costly plans under the Affordable Care Act.
And The Fair Pricing Coalition (FCP) has some recommendations to fix that.

How the ACA Builds Barriers to HIV, Hep C Treatment

Discriminatory practices by insurers, high drug prices from pharmaceutical companies and no clear federal guidelines for co-payments are to blame for those consistently costly plans under the Affordable Care Act.

And The Fair Pricing Coalition (FCP) has some recommendations to fix that.