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Health and Social Services Presidential Transition Insights

KPMG has created a special task force of subject matter leaders to monitor and analyze the impacts of the presidential transition on government health and social services policy and programs. As policy and legislative changes are discussed and evolve, our task force will continue to analyze the policy, programmatic, and technology implications for government health and social services organizations at all levels. View our insights below.

Issue Briefs

Proposed rule on the health insurance marketplace stabilization: What it means for government entities
March 2017 - This issue brief summarizes the proposed rule by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that aims to stabilize the health insurance marketplace and describes the potential implications for federal and state entities.
President Trump’s Executive Order on the Affordable Care Act: What it means for government entities
February 2017 - This issue brief This issue brief provides a short summary of Executive Order 13765, signed by President Trump during his first day in office, to “minimize the economic burden” of the ACA pending its repeal. Also, this issue brief provides actions for federal and state agencies to consider over the next few months.
Profiles of the new administration: Seema Verma and state Medicaid expansion demonstration waivers
January 2017 - This research brief profiles Seema Verma, nominee for Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and provides a summary of the Medicaid waiver proposals in which she has been involved.
Might a 2016 proposal become 2017’s healthcare reform framework?
December 2016 - This issue brief summarizes the healthcare components of Speaker Paul Ryan's plan, "A Better Way: Our Vision for a Confident America", analyzes the potential impact to states and the federal government, and provides recommended steps that government agencies can start taking now to prepare for expected changes.
What is, and is not, possible with repeal of the Affordable Care Act?
December 2016 - This first issue brief summarizes five key questions that are top of mind for government officials as they consider what is, and is not, possible relative to repeal or replacement of the ACA.

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