Health Care Reform Timeline - 2015
New Programs in 2015
Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) for Medicare that submits proposals to Congress for fast-track approval to reduce costs & improve quality takes effect.
State eligibility to receive a 23% increase in the CHIP federal match rate (FMAP) takes effect.
State option, subject to HHS approval, to shift children eligible for CHIP to a health plan sold in the state insurance exchange takes effect
Insurance Reforms in 2015
New provision that ties physician payments to the quality of care they provide takes effect.