Good And Bad News About Retiree Health Care
While the AP reports that the outlook is improving for retirees who wonder if they will be able to pay their medical bills, Politico notes that the health law's early retiree health program is about to run out of money.
The Associated Press/USA Today: Fidelity: Health Care Overhaul Will Cut Retiree Health Costs
For the first time in 10 years, the outlook is improving for new retirees wondering whether they'll be able to pay their medical bills (Jewell, 4/1).
Politico: Health Care Reform Program Goes Broke Early
The health reform law's Early Retiree Reinsurance Program is so popular it's going to have to retire - early. One of the Affordable Care Act's most popular programs will no longer accept applications after April 30, according to a CMS memo to congressional staff obtained by Politico Thursday (Haberkorn, 3/31).