With such a slew of health care reform battles raging nationwide, it’s nearly impossible to understand all the ins and outs of health care reform. To this end, Humana has put together a comprehensive newsletter for brokers, offering a summary of the most recent happenings in and out of Washington. Among the latest news:short- and long-term cost-cutting attempts due to the annual appropriations process and the super committee’s deficit-reduction talks; the President’s traveling campaign for Obamacare; Paul Ryan’s rebuttle; and the Institute of Medicine’s definition of “essential health benefits.” It’s a valuable (and fairly balanced) roundup of the latest political news, and it’s potential impact on the industry.

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