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Four Key Issues In Health Law That Are As Relevant As Ever In 2016
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Spring may be the season of renewal and growth, but each year, January offers a chance for reflection and hope, learning from the past and taking on new challenges. The same is true in the world of health policy. As we embark on the new year, it’s the perfect time to take stock of which major issues remain outstanding from years past and which are coming down the pike.

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Any annual list of key issues in health law policy will be subjective, but it’s safe to say that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would top any one of them. In the immediate wake of the law’s passage, the focus was on general implementation issues (including roll-out of the Exchanges), and of course constitutionality and attempts at repeal.