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9/13/2021

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 8
On this podcast, Chris Condeluci gets us up to speed on what the Administration was busy working on during the August recess. Dennis and Chris discuss recently provided timelines and several important provisions in the No Surprises Act that haven't received as much attention.

9/9/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: September 9, 2021
FAQs for the Transparency in Coverage Regulations and the No Surprises Act - Analysis of the Federal Department’s Recently Released Implementation FAQs

9/8/2021

Understanding the Federal FAQs Relating to Compliance
On Friday, August 20, the Federal Departments issued a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) focused on the implementation of the regulatory requirements under the Transparency in Coverage Rule (released in October 2020) and various provisions of the No Surprises Act (enacted on December 27, 2020). SpringStreet Exchange provides a summary of the Federal Department's announcements and discussions in the FAQs.

8/23/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: August 23, 2021
A two-track play on infrastructure, enhanced premium subsidies, adding vision, dental, and hearing benefits to traditional Medicare, lowering the Medicare eligibility age, drug pricing reforms in the forthcoming reconciliation bill, surprise medical billing - timeframes explored.

8/16/2021

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 7
In this month's episode, Chris Condeluci, JD, LLM, discusses the recent passing of the Infrastructure Bill. Dennis and Chris delve into the hard and soft infrastructure bill provisions, review what health plans should be monitoring, and detail the qualifying payment amounts defined by the July 1 Interim Final Rule.

8/13/2021

Recording: Alliance Healthcare Policy Forum - June 2021
With the Biden Administration's policies becoming clearer, get the latest inside information from our colleagues with Spring Street Exchange and Chris Condeluci as they guide us on issues that require our strategic attention.

8/13/2021

Presentation: Medicare Expansion
Experts share insights on Medicare Buy-in proposal and implications for healthcare executives. Alliance member CEOs weigh in with their perspectives.

8/12/2021

Recording: Policy Forum: Q&A with Chris Condeluci
Chris Condeluci, JD, LLM of SpringStreet Exchange discusses the latest updates on federal health policy and answers your questions.

8/2/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: August 02, 2021
A two-track play on infrastructure, transparency update, surprise medical billing update.

7/22/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: July 22, 2021
Executive order promoting competition, president Biden wants hospitals to comply with the transparency regulations, the surprise medical billing rules will also keep the health plan transparency regulations intact, surprise medical billing update.

7/15/2021

Surprise Medical Billing FAQ
Chris Condeluci, JD, LLM, President, CC Law & Policy and Spring Street Exchange provides answers to the most pressing questions surrounding the Surprise Medical Billing.

7/12/2021

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 6
This month, the No Surprises Act conversation continues as Chris Condeluci, JD, LLM breaks down surprise billing regulations and the federal roadmap provided to health plans. Dennis Bolin and Chris discuss the Advanced Explanation of Benefits (AEOB) requirements, what information plans will be expected to send participants, and briefly touch on Federal Laws vs. State Laws and when each may apply.

7/7/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: July 07, 2021
The difference between expansion and buy-in, how will medicare expansion impact other health coverage, enhanced premium subsidies vs. Medicare expansion.

7/1/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: July 02, 2021
The ACA is the law of the land for the foreseeable future. Due to the current political environment, a Biden Presidency and Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, efforts have been – and will continue to be – undertaken to improve and strengthen the ACA. The repeal and replace era is over and the era of ACA expansion has begun — here's what you need to know.

6/29/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: June 29, 2021
Transparency and data sharing with self-insured health plans, why is this prohibition against contractual gag clauses so important for self-insured plans, data sharing complexities.