Friday, March 24, 2017

Jon Perr — CBO: GOP Health Care "Plans" May Not Count as "Insurance"

As Vox and The Hill among others have reported, Republicans are trying to reduce premiums by eliminating the ACA's list of 10 mandated benefits insurers must provide. These provisions regarding prescription drug coverage, hospitalization, out-patient treatment, mental health care, pregnancy and maternity care and much more not only set a baseline for insurance offerings under Obamacare, but also help spread the risk for insurers across a much larger pool of policyholders. And that, CBO warned Obamacare repealers in December, is a big problem as far as the agency is concerned...
CBO: GOP Health Care "Plans" May Not Count as "Insurance"
Jon Perr

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