Better late than never.
Sunday, August 20, 2017
If I had $194 billion...spending the federal funds that CSR cutoff would waste
The CBO report on the effects of the federal government ceasing reimbursement of insurers for the Cost Sharing Reduction subsidies they ar...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Can Democrats afford to stand pat on the ACA?
A while back, I anticipated that Republicans would demand a steep price for passing legislation that would guarantee federal funding for t...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Compromise maybe a little? Urban Institute's Blumberg and Holahan on what's next for the ACA
In August 2015, Urban Institute healthcare scholars Linda Blumberg and John Holahan acknowledged that ACA marketplace subsidies were too sk...
Sunday, August 06, 2017
What price will Republicans extract for CSR funding and reinsurance?
If the current glimmers of bipartisanship in healthcare legislation take on any sustained shine, the primary agenda for Democrats is obviou...
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Are New York's Essential Plan and Minnesota's MinnesotaCare threatened by CSR fund cutoff?
A question hath arisen on Twitter: if federal Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) reimbursements to insurers are cut off, either by Trump adminis...
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Peter Lee to HHS: Marketing makes the risk pool
Covered California, the golden state's ACA marketplace, released preliminary health plan rates for 2018 today. In a marketplace suppo...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Managed Medicaid for all? A compendium
In an illuminating string about what she's learned from ACA enrollees, Sarah Kliff highlights a point that's come sharply into fo...
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