Healthcare Reform Updates

ACA Replacement Bill Withdrawn ACA Replacement Bill Withdrawn
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On March 24th, 2017, Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives withdrew the American Health Care Act—their proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

ABC Service Overview ABC Service Overview
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See an overview of the services that ABC is able to provide for both employers and employees with our advanced benefits administration system.

ACA Reporting Made Easy ACA Reporting Made Easy
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Our ACA Manager is a powerful but simple tool that makes the necessary 1094-C & 1095-C reporting as easy as ABC!

IRS Announces HSA/HDHP Limits for 2017 IRS Announces HSA/HDHP Limits for 2017
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The IRS announced the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2017.

House Committees Release ACA Replacement Bills House Committees Release ACA Replacement Bills
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Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives issued two bills to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the budget reconciliation process.
News

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Kaiser Permanente

  • Kaiser Permanente Partners With Local Law Enforcement to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs Throughout Southern California April 26, 2017
    Kaiser Permanente, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, is encouraging community members in Southern California to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29. The post Kaiser Permanente Partners With Local Law Enforcement to Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs Throughout Southern California appeared first o […]
    Karen Hershenson
  • The 20 Best Companies for Work-Life Balance April 25, 2017
    Jobs site Indeed compiled a list of the highest-rated companies for work-life balance, and Kaiser Permanente has been ranked #5 in the nation. The post The 20 Best Companies for Work-Life Balance appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.
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  • For Patients With Positive Fecal Screening Test, Sooner Is Better for Follow-Up Colonoscopy April 25, 2017
    The risk of colorectal cancer increased significantly when colonoscopy was delayed by more than nine months following a positive fecal screening test, according to a large Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The post For Patients With Positive Fecal Screening Test, Sooner Is Better for Follow-Up Colonos […]
    Karen Hershenson
  • Kaiser Permanente San Diego Opens New LEED Platinum Hospital to Patients April 25, 2017
    The new LEED Platinum Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center opened to patients today. The 7-story, 617,000 square-foot hospital will provide care to more than 610,000 members in San Diego. The post Kaiser Permanente San Diego Opens New LEED Platinum Hospital to Patients appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.
    Karen Hershenson
  • Annual Celebration Puts Spotlight on Laboratory Science and Service April 24, 2017
    National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week honors the more than 300,000 scientists, pathologists, technicians, phlebotomists and other professionals around the country for accurately performing and interpreting different types of lab tests every day. The post Annual Celebration Puts Spotlight on Laboratory Science and Service appeared first on Kaiser Per […]
    Laura Daniels
  • Kaiser Permanente Dramatically Diminishes Patient’s Tremors April 24, 2017
    Kaiser Permanente used deep brain stimulation to help diminish a patient's tremors from Parkinson's Disease. The post Kaiser Permanente Dramatically Diminishes Patient’s Tremors appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.
    Karen Hershenson
  • Kaiser Permanente Antioch Medical Center Powered By Fuel Cell Technology April 21, 2017
    Kaiser Permanente’s Antioch Medical Center is the first hospital in California with a fuel cell installation approved by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. The post Kaiser Permanente Antioch Medical Center Powered By Fuel Cell Technology appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.
    Karen Hershenson
  • Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson Named to the Time 100 April 20, 2017
    Time Magazine has named Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson to its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The post Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson Named to the Time 100 appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.
    Karen Hershenson

Medicare.Gov Blog

  • Celebrate Earth Day—Go Paperless! April 22, 2017
    Nearly 200 countries celebrate Earth Day on April 22—a day for encouraging awareness and action for the environment. How can you make your voice heard this year? Let Medicare help! One great way is to sign up to get your “Medicare & You” handbook electronically. If you have an eReader (like an iPad, Kindle Fire, […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Get help with your Medicare costs April 10, 2017
    If you’re among the many Americans facing challenges with their health care costs, there may be ways you can save money if you have Medicare. If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for Medicaid—a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs. Even if you don’t qualify for Medicaid, there […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Take care of all of you! April 7, 2017
    This April 7, we celebrate World Health Day, a day that reminds us that to live a healthy lifestyle, we need to take care of ourselves. Medicare helps you do that with many preventive services and programs to monitor your physical health. But, taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Think before you drink April 1, 2017
    A lot of changes happen with age, like pain, loss of mobility, and loneliness. Sometimes, this can lead to alcohol misuse. As you get older, you may become more sensitive to alcohol, and your regular drinking habits could become a problem. Medicare covers alcohol misuse screening & counseling to provide counseling for people who misuse alcohol. Older […] […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • At risk for diabetes? Take this quick test. March 28, 2017
    Diabetes affects 29 million people in the U.S.—are you one of them? Tuesday, March 28 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and it’s a great time to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you’re at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a disease where blood glucose levels are higher than normal. Type […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Know your rights and protections March 5, 2017
    Did you know that Medicare works hard to protect your rights? Knowing about these safeguards will go a long way to help keep you, your privacy, and your identity safe. It’s National Consumer Protection Week, so this is a great time to learn about your Medicare rights. No matter how you get your Medicare, you […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • 5 ways you can prevent colorectal cancer March 1, 2017
    Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States? Make sure you’re doing everything you can to prevent it, including getting help from Medicare. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Get smart about kidney disease March 1, 2017
    Did you know that 1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease? Major risk factors for kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, a family history of kidney failure and being 60 or older. The best way to fight kidney disease is to find it before trouble starts. But, if you’ve already […]
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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