Post Easter perspective that stabilizes my outlook on today and on the below healthcare industry news is found in Colossians 3:1-4 "Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. "
The Hill (4/17, Roubein) reports that should Republicans proceed with plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, “a proposed Patient and State Stability Fund would likely be a key component to keeping the fragile insurance market intact amid massive changes.” The article says the $100 billion fund is included in the failed American Health Care Act, and it “is the result of months of meetings between congressional staff, insurance commissioners and other officials that began before Republicans took complete control of Washington.” Under the plan, “states could use their share to help out insurers and subsidize the high cost of the chronically ill, known as reinsurance.”