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April 14, 2017

This Week's Featured Stories   AIS E-Savings Club Weekly Specials

Six Health Reform Changes Could Have Major Impact on Employers

2016 Audit Notices Highlight Growing Misclassification Issue


This Week's Hot Topic

Insurers increasingly are partnering with providers to build insurance products that wrap around patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs). Here’s a look at recent trends:

Blues Plans Accelerate Move to Value-Based Products Despite Uncertainty Around ACA
Health Plan Week

Mich. Blues Translates PCMH Program Into Insurance Product
Health Plan Week

Illinois Blues Plan and Oncology Group Form Intensive Medical Home
The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans*

*Not affiliated with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association or its member companies.


This Week's Headlines in the News

Is Iowa's ACA insurance market a sign of what's to come nationally?
Mason City Globe Gazette, April 9, 2017

Cigna, Major Dialysis Company Partner To Improve Care
Hartford Courant, April 6, 2017

CMS chief won't weigh in on Kentucky Medicaid mandate
Kaiser Health News, April 6, 2017


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