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Reading the Fine Print: Do ACA Replacement Proposals Give States More Flexibility and Authority?

By Sabrina Corlette and Kevin Lucia, originally posted on CHIRblog State officials have been heartened by statements from incoming Congressional leadership and the new President that states will gain greater authority and autonomy over their health insurance markets than they have had under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). For example, President Trump’s executive order on […]

Affordable Care Act Repeal Efforts Would Impact State Laws, Too

By Kevin Lucia and Katie Keith, originally posted on CHIRblog With much of the attention over ACA repeal efforts focused on Washington DC, it’s easy to forget that repeal-and-replacement efforts would significantly affect state approaches to insurance regulation. This is especially true in the 32 states and D.C. that have adopted state-level ACA protections. While […]