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Letter to Senate on the Graham-Cassidy Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
9/25/2017Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on the healthcare legislation recently proposed by Senators Graham, Cassidy, Heller and Johnson on behalf of ACE and about 20 other higher education associations.
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Health Care
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Letters and Comments
Comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Subsidized Graduate Student Health Insurance Plans
7/12/2017Comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to a request for information on reducing regulatory burdens imposed by the Affordable Care Act.
Topic(s):
Student Health Insurance
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Letters and Comments
Letter to Senate Leaders on the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017
6/27/2017Letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) from ACE and 18 other higher education associations about the serious concerns the groups have with the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Senate bill to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.
Topic(s):
Health Care
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Letters and Comments
Analysis of the IRS Notice from Ernst & Young Regarding Graduate Student Health Insurance Subsidies
5/27/2016An analysis of the IRS notice from Ernst & Young LLP regarding Affordable Care Act rules for institutions offering subsidized student health coverage to graduate students.
Topic(s):
Health Care
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Memo
Fact Sheet: The ACA and Graduate Student Subsidies for SHIP Coverage
3/1/2016On Feb. 5, 2016, the departments of Treasury, Health and Human Services, and Labor issued guidance that providing graduate students with student health insurance plan coverage is not permitted under the ACA’s employer mandate.
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Health Care
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Bill Summary
Letters Endorsing Bills Exempting Student Workers from the ACA Employer Mandate
8/13/2014ACE and a group of seven higher education associations have endorsed two bills that would exempt full-time students from the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, which requires large employers—including colleges and universities—to offer health insurance plans to employees working 30 hours a week or more.
Topic(s):
Health Care
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Letters and Comments
Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services on Self-Funded Student Health Plans
4/18/2012A request for clarification in regulatory guidance on how self-funded student health benefit plans may be recognized as providing minimum essential coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Topic(s):
Health Care
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Letters and Comments
Letter on Final Student Health Insurance Coverage Regulations
3/2/2012ACE requests that HHS immediately issue the final rules or announce that implementation will be delayed until the 2013-14 academic year
Topic(s):
Student Health Insurance; Regulation
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Letters and Comments
Comments on Proposed Student Health Insurance Regulations
4/12/2011The regulations are in part a response to a request from ACE, the American College Health Association and several other organizations for guidance on how colleges and universities can continue to offer affordable, high-quality student health plans that comply with the consumer protections created by Affordable Care Act. While the proposed rules provide needed clarification, there are specific areas where additional specificity is needed.
Topic(s):
Health Care
Type:
Letters and Comments
Student Health Plan Regulations from the Department of Health and Human Services
2/11/2011A summary of the major provisions of the proposed regulations for student health plans from the Department of Health and Human Services. Part of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
Topic(s):
Health Care
Type:
Bill Summary