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4/11/2022

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 15
In this episode, Chris Condeluci and Dennis Bolin discuss the impact of the recent District Court case out of Texas on the No Surprises Act (NSA) arbitration process, what the health coverage implications could be if and when the public health emergency ends, Biden’s recently released 2023 budget, the Federal Portal.

3/14/2022

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 14
In this episode, Chris Condeluci and Nicole Fultz discuss the impact of the recent District Court case out of Texas on surprise billing requirements and the Federal arbitration process, how payers should develop their "Qualifying Payment Amount," and how the arbitration process will work, especially the Federal Portal (a government-run website intended to administer the Federally-developed arbitration process).

3/10/2022

Healthcare Policy Brief: March 10, 2022
As we move into March, some things have slowed down a bit (any movement on the Build Back Better Act). Meanwhile other things are keeping us busy namely, a court ruling out of Texas relating to the surprise billing requirements.

3/10/2022

Healthcare Policy Brief: March 11, 2022
Legislative Update, Latest on: Eliminating the Filibuster, Latest on: A Government Shutdown, Latest on: The Supreme Court Vacancy

2/18/2022

Healthcare Policy Brief: February 18, 2022
Filibuster, Potential Government Shutdown, Supreme Court Vacancy and Build Back Better Act

2/16/2022

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 13
In this episode, Chris Condeluci and Dennis Bolin discuss paying for COVID tests, ACA subsidies and the "skinny" Build Back Better Act.

1/20/2022

Healthcare Policy Brief: January 20, 2022
Future of Build Back Better Act (BBBA), Vaccine Mandates, and Testing

1/18/2022

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 12
In this episode, Chris Condeluci and Dennis Bolin discuss recent vaccine mandates, the Build Back Better Act, ACA exchanges, and the new surprise billing requirements of 2022.

1/11/2022

Presentation: A View from Washington, DC
Chris Condelucci covers what we need to know about the provisions, regulations, and timelines embedded in the Administration's legislation and regulations covering individual, exchanges, and ICHRA products with an eye to how these insights shape your strategies. Shared at the Individual, Exchanges, and ICHRA Fly-In - January 2022.

12/11/2021

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 11
In this episode, Chris Condeluci and Dennis Bolin discuss recent vaccine mandates, the Build Back Better Act, new prescription drug proposals, and what's in store for the year ahead.

12/6/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: December 06, 2021
Summary, legislative update - soft infrastructure package, no surprises act (NSA) Update

11/17/2021

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 10
In this episode, Chris Condeluci discusses the Soft Infrastructure Package, its impact on the individual market and the exchange, implementing the federally-developed arbitration process, and the vaccine mandate.

11/10/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: November 10, 2021
Legislative update - soft infrastructure package, healthcare policy update - three-year extension of enhanced premium subsidies, employer update, surprise medical billing update.

10/21/2021

Healthcare Policy Brief: October 21, 2021
Is it a $3.5 trillion, $1.5 trillion, $1.9 trillion, or $2.3 trillion reconciliation bill?, federally developed arbitration / IDR process.

10/18/2021

Healthcare Policy Unpacked: Episode 9
In this episode, Chris Condeluci breaks down the NSA arbitration process, including a timeline, steps, responsibilities, and the arbiter's role as defined by the new surprise medical billing requirements.