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Essential Health Benefits Could Be Nixed In An ACA Repeal

December 09, 2016
The conservative Heritage Foundation is urging Congress to repeal the ACA's essential health benefits through the reconciliation process, and the idea is gaining momentum among GOP lawmakers. The prospect, which worries beneficiary advocates, could be a long shot due to budget rules. Leo Cuello, of the National Health Law Program, said one of his top concerns about a GOP repeal of the ACA is that it will “attack ACA coverage standards” and get rid of the essential health benefits package...

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