ADEA State Update

CMS Extends Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period to Allow Taxpayers to Avoid Fine

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On Feb. 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states that use the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM).

November 2014 Proposed Ballot Measures to Watch

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The November 2014 elections are quickly approaching and two states already have proposed ballot initiatives which are of interest to the dental education community.

Reports of Interest

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The Urban Institute Health Policy Center issued a report finding that most of the newly insured adults are in the income groups targeted by the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion and the health insurance marketplaces.
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