Trump signs tax reform bill, including repeal of individual mandate penalties; Congress passes continuing budget resolution, temporary CHIP funding; Proposed rule on association health plans released

Administration announcement to end CSRs, Alexander-Murray proposed legislation to fund future CSRs and stabilize marketplace; our SHOP participation will end

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Statement on Trump Administration’s Decision to Stop Cost Share Reduction Funding Payments to Insurers

Executive order issued; HHS issues new rule on contraceptive coverage; we’ll monitor ‘repeal and replace’ efforts and send Reform Insights as needed

Dan Loepp, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan president and CEO, addresses health care reform process, calls for bipartisan solutions

After recess, Congress returns to bipartisan health care reform hearings; several proposals expected to be released

MICHBUSINESS AGENT UPDATE

Key highlights in Senate ‘repeal and replace’ legislation, differences from the House American Health Care Act