Although the U.S. Congress was not successful in its attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in full by the end of 2017, President Trump took another route in October 2017 and released an Executive Order aimed at essentially weakening the law at its most critical points. The EO directed officials in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), alongside both the Departments of Labor and Treasury, to move forward in promulgating certain regulatory changes that began impacting the health insurance markets in 2017. This ongoing evolution will certainly continue on through 2018 and beyond.


To learn more about these regulatory change directives, please read the full article written by DLA Piper Policy Advisor Melissa Gierach.