Even if required benefits are trimmed in the next version of the American Health Care Act, the employer market is not likely to react soon. Employers do need to brace for more price sensitivity, however.
On March 21, 2017, Senior Producer Steve Walters discusses the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the replacement called the American Health Care Act with Eric Borgerding, CEO of the Wisconsin Hospital Association at the WisconsinEye studios in Madison, WI.
MADISON (March 17, 2017) —– A newly released scorecard by the Commonwealth Fund ranked Wisconsin the 11th best state in the country based on health system performance, with several communities here ranking in the top-quintile nationally.
The Scorecard ranks every state and the District of Columbia across five broad areas: health care access, prevention and treatment, avoidable hospital use and cost, healthy lives and equity. Wisconsin ranked in the top or second quartile in 35 of the 44 measures that were used in the ranking.