Healthcare Reform Legislation – Other Perspectives
June 02, 2010 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
This is the fourth in a series of presentations jointly sponsored by the Society of Actuaries, and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and co-sponsored by the American Academy of Actuaries on the "new" national healthcare reform legislation. With healthcare reform legislation passed by congress and signed by the President, this series provides a discussion of the key initiatives and impact on all stakeholders. The fourth presentation addresses other perspectives on healthcare reform. Topics may include:
The impact of health care reform on states’ Medicaid and CHIP programs related to changes:
- Medicaid populations;
- Benefits/cost sharing;
- Reimbursement; and
Changes in how the other markets (individual, small, large group) are impacted by the changes in the Medicaid and CHIP markets.
The impact of reform on pre-Medicare retirees:
The provider perspective:
- Impact on hospitals and physicians and other health care professionals;
- Implications of reform to the reimbursement and delivery of care; and
- Longer term, and indirect, impact of provider implications.