Useful links to 2017 Health Care Reform

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New links to be added as they appear or are suggested, just trying to build some references. Most recent additions appear at the bottom of the post.

CBO Analysis of the AHCA

KFF comparison of proposals Compare Proposals to Replace The Affordable Care Act | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

[-]HR 1628 (American Health Care Act of 2017 ) summary[/-] (see updated version below)

House Energy and Commerce proposal (here) and summary (here)
House Ways and Means proposal (here) and summary (here)
Manager's Amendment to the bills: technical changes (here) and policy changes (here)
New Managers Amendment Text (here) Summary (here)

Health Affairs Blog analysis of proposal Examining The House Republican ACA Repeal And Replace Legislation
Health Affairs Blog post on 3/20 Manager's Amendment What’s In The Manager’s Amendment To AHCA?
Health Affairs Blog post on 3/23 changes House Republicans Tweak AHCA Again; CBO Scores Earlier Changes

Wiki page for the AHCA

HR372 Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 (modification of the McCarran-Ferguson Act antitrust exemption for insurers) (Bill) and CBO report (here)

HHS new "Market Stabilization" rule, announced 4/13. rule here, press release here. Health Affairs blog post on this here.

Milliman white paper on "Federal invisible risk pools"

Below in the current version of the AHCA as of 05/17, not including technical amendments

HR 1628 updated

MacArthur Amendment 33 (allows states to waive essential health benefits, increase the age rating ratio, make other changes) (summary here) (text here)

Amendment 32 (Palmer and Schweikert ) Establishes the Federal Invisible Risk Sharing Program (summary here) (text here)

Amendment 5 (Walden and Brady) Medicaid Policy changes (summary here) (text here)

Amendment 31 (Walden and Brady ) Additional modification to Medicaid proposal (summary here) (text here)

HR 2192 (eliminates the waiver in HR 1628 exempting members of congress from being subject to state's modification of essential health benefits or reassignment to risk pools) (summary here) (text here)

Upton Amendment 34, adds $8B to the Patient State and Stability Fund (summery here) (text here)

Website House Bill 1628

CBO estimate of 1628

Senate budget committee announcement that the AHCA complies with the Senate reconciliation process

Draft copy of “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,"

CBO score for H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

Amended version of Senate Better Heath Care Act. (changes include use of stability fund resources and allows insurers to impose a 6 month waiting period when there is a lapse in continuous coverage)

CBO Supplemental on Medicaid spending under the BCRA

Very interesting podcast interview of Avik Roy by Ezra Klein, with a discussion of the philosophical underpinnings of the proposed reform.

Revised (July 13) BCRA links
- overview
- the bill
- section by section summary Section by Section Summary 7.13.17.pdf
- summary section 301 (Cruz amendment) Title III Summary ERN17490[2].pdf
- CBO analysis (7/19)

Senate Parliamentarian ruling on the BCRA on Byrd Rule decisions_7.21[1].pdf

Senate Health Care Freedom Act
There is no accompanying summary, here's a link to HSA blog explaining the proposal The Senate’s Health Care Freedom Act

House bipartisan problem solvers health care proposal
Press release

AHIP open letter on CSR

Health Reform Roundtable Media Statement

Graham - Cassidy bill
- summary section by section by Section Final.pdf
- Text

Commonwealth Fund analysis on the impact of Graham - Cassidy What Are the Potential Effects of the Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal-and-Replace Bill? Past Estimates Provide Some Clues - The Commonwealth Fund

Avelere Health assessmentmof G-C Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill Would Reduce Federal Funding to States by $215 Billion | Avalere Health
Kaiser Foundation Assessment of G - C State-by-State Estimates of Changes in Federal Spending on Health Care Under the Graham-Cassidy Bill | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USC - Brookings analysis of G - C

CBO estimates for G - C

Executive Order for Promoting Health Care Choice and Competition across State Lines.

Two views on the executive order
- Timothy Jost Trump Executive Order Expands Opportunities For Healthier People To Exit ACA
- Avik Roy

Last updated October 16

New links to be added as they appear or are suggested, just trying to build some references. Most recent additions appear at the bottom of the post.
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