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The repeal and replacement of the ACA: Where is it at?

The repeal and replacement of the ACA: Where is it at? On May 4, Congress approved legislation to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The latest version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) rolls back

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How to get Medicare Part D drug coverage?

How to get Medicare Part D drug coverage? Generally it is a good idea to get drug coverage when you are first eligible because if you do not, you may pay a late enrollment penalty. You can only avoid a late

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What happens when a person reaches the Medicare Part D deductible?

What happens when a person reaches the Medicare Part D deductible? It is important to understand that not all patients have an annual deductible, so the observations in this post refer only to those who do pay a deductible. Once that

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How much is Medicare Part D?

How much is Medicare Part D? Medicare Part D costs vary greatly from one individual to the next. Expenses, per person, change in response to the drug used, the drugstore filling it out, the type of plan and if the person

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What does Medicare Part D cover?

What does Medicare Part D cover? Medicare Part D requires clients to buy plans from a private insurance company. That means that each insurer offering Part D has its own list of covered drugs, the plan formulary. In order for each

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The proposed GOP healthcare plan and what it means for the ACA

The proposed GOP healthcare plan and what it means for the ACA Until Congress passes the proposed American Health Care Act, the current rules and regulation regarding the ACA remain in place. This means that the following aspects of the ACA

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How the executive order affects larger employers?

How the executive order affects larger employers? Late January, President Trump signed a healthcare executive order that could impact employers, even if it did not specifically mention them. The executive order instructed federal agencies to, “waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or

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How does the executive order affect current guidance in relation to the ACA?

How does the executive order affect current guidance in relation to the ACA? Late January, President Trump signed an executive order that urges his administration to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The order allows legislators to fight the

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What did the executive order to repeal the ACA outline?

What did the executive order to repeal the ACA outline? President Trump and his administration are actively engaged in negotiations about legislation meant to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In late January, Trump signed an executive order that

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Three Part Legislative Steps Required to Repeal the ACA

Three Part Legislative Steps Required to Repeal the ACA One of the first executive orders President Trump signed was to pave the way for Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). That order came one week after the

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