Reprinted From ConnectiCare May Newsletter
The tick population in Connecticut is growing, according to a recent article in The Hartford Courant, and unfortunately, scientists have found that a higher-than-average number of those ticks are carrying the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease.
If you go walking in wooded or brushy areas, check your clothes and skin for ticks often. Also, inspect your kids if they’ve been playing outside (and your pets, too).
Lyme Disease may cause fever, chills, headache, fatigue, muscle and joint aches, and a skin rash (sometimes shaped like a bullseye). Most cases of Lyme disease can be treated successfully with antibiotics. If not treated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system, and be difficult to treat.
In a first step toward repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the American Health Care Act. The bill will now be sent to the U.S. Senate.Until this legislation is passed by the U.S. Senate and signed into law by President Trump, all existing ACA requirements remain in effect, including penalties for noncompliance.
Notable Provisions of the American Health Care Act
If signed into law, the American Health Care Act would, among other changes, make the following revisions to key features of the ACA over the next three years:
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*The Ignition Group, L.L.C. data as of December 2016 based on unique dentist count. For more information, please visit www.netminder.com.
**The Assurant Dental Network® includes 120,000+ unique dentists under access arrangements with Dental Health Alliance, L.L.C.® (DHA®) and other dental PPO networks.
The IRS has updated its existing Q&As on the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility ("pay or play") requirements to reflect adjustments to the pay or play penalty and affordability amounts. Those adjustments are as follows:
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Source: HR 360, Inc.
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