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Health Care Reform Timeline - 2015

January 29, 2013
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Over the next two weeks, we will be reviewing the Health Care Reform Timeline (from 2010-2020) in detail. Yesterday, we reviewed 2014. Today, we continue with 2015.

Health Care Reform Timeline - 2015

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  • 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.


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