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Early 2017 Financial Data Indicate Stabilizing Individual Insurance Market

Insurer financial data through the first quarter of 2017 suggest the individual market has been stabilizing and insurers in this market are regaining profitability.

Compare Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act to Current Law, House-Passed AHCA

  • Subsidies for People with Individual Market Plans
  • States’ Role in Regulations
  • Medicaid
  • Women’s Health
  • Medicare

Map: Counties at Risk of Having No Insurer on the 2018 Marketplace

38 out of 3,143 counties nationally are at risk of going without an insurer offering plans on the 2018 marketplace.

How the Cruz Amendment Might Affect the Marketplace

While more healthy people could purchase non-ACA compliant plans with substantially lower premiums,

1.5 million

people with pre-existing conditions could face higher premiums under the suggested amendment to BCRA

Pre-ACA Market Practices Provide Lessons for ACA Replacement Approaches

There were many aspects of the pre-ACA non-group market that made it difficult for people with health problems to get and keep non-group coverage.  Any proposal for replacing the ACA will have to determine which, if any, of these previous insurance practices will once again be permitted.

Key Finding

Changing Rules for Workplace Wellness Programs: Implications for Sensitive Health Conditions

38.8 Million

adults with employer-sponsored insurance have a stigmatized health condition that could trigger privacy concerns about wellness programs

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