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Insurer Participation in the ACA Marketplace is Rising in 2019

Our analysis includes data on the number of insurers by state and county from 2014 to 2019.

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

Use this tool to estimate what your premiums and tax credits for 2019 Affordable Care Act marketplace coverage could be based on your zip code, income, family size and age.

Analysis: Why do short-term plans have lower premiums than ACA plans?

Short-term plans can charge premiums that are 54 percent lower by:

  • Excluding coverage of pre-existing conditions or denying insurance altogether to people with such conditions.
  • Limiting or not covering benefits such as prescription drugs, maternity care, mental health and substance use treatment.

Health Care and the Candidates in the 2018 Midterm Elections

  • Medicaid expansion, other program changes
  • Protections for pre-existing conditions
  • Strengthening the individual insurance market
  • Medicare-for-all or a single payer health system
  • Abortion and women’s reproductive health

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