Health Care Reform Update -- October 1, 2012

In This Issue:

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled.

Excerpt from Implementation of the Affordable Care Act -

On September 24th the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that insured persons are now able to receive a summary of benefits and coverage from insurance providers, a new requirement under the ACA. Secretary Sebelius said the plan will help Americans choose insurance plans and make care options more understandable.

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