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State Actions to Improve the Affordability of Insurance in the Individual Market

  • Reinsurance programs
  • State individual mandate
  • Enhanced state-funded subsidies
  • Public plan option
  • Expanding availability of short-term plans

Drew Altman: The Detail That Could Make Medicare for All Generous — and Expensive

“…the burden of rising out-of-pocket costs is one reason the plan could have appeal for many Americans — even if it’s not possible to get rid of them completely.”