NAHU Washington Update - 03/22/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Fast Facts
•  NAHU Calls on Congress to Fix the Two-Midnight Rule
•  NAHU Coalition Urges Action on Surprise Billing
•  CMS Releases "Master the Marketplace Anywhere, Anytime"
•  State Spotlight: Maine Protects Pre-existing Conditions
•  Healthcare Happy Hour
•  Miss Yesterday’s Webinar on Section 125 Best Practices?
•  HUPAC Roundup
•  What We're Reading


Fast Facts

  • NAHU activated Operation Shout in support of H.R. 1682 and S. 753, legislation to address Medicare’s “two midnight” policy for patients placed on observation status.
  • NAHU and other stakeholders sent a letter to Congress to take action on balance-billing and to take action this year to pass legislation that will protect patients from surprise medical bills and rein in out-of-control healthcare costs.
  • CMS released new Agent and Broker Learning On Demand tools.
  • Congress was out of session this week, but hearings are expected next week on ACA fixes, short-term medical plans and 1332 waivers for reinsurance.
  • If you missed yesterday’s NAHU-member-exclusive Compliance Corner webinar on Section 125, you can view a recording.