After a decade of short term fixes, the House passed legislation to replace Medicare’s troubled Sustainable Growth Rate, or SGR, and replace it with an alternative doctor payment formula. Kaiser Health News' Mary Agnes Carey and Politico Pro's Jennifer Haberkorn discuss what's next for the bill when the Senate returns from recess next month.
Mary Agnes Carey and Jennifer Haberkorn, Politico Pro
A study by health consultant Avalere finds that three-quarters of those eligible for the highest levels of premium help enrolled in marketplace plans, but many others with only slightly higher incomes did not.
California is one of the few states that charge the estates of deceased Medicaid beneficiaries for the cost of their health coverage. A bill is moving through the state legislature to stop the practice. […]
Lisa Aliferis, KQED
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