Monday, June 27, 2016

"The political environment of the Affordable Care Act is not likely to settle ...

until we are past the election. A Democratic sweep, which no one predicts, would actually create the greatest certainty for insurers. Even if it would include introducing a "government option" per the current campaign rhetoric, developing a sustainable way to do it would take some time. Ironically, a Republican sweep — with the prospect of unraveling market reforms and shrinking the market to pre-2014 levels — would, I think, create the most uncertainty and disruption of insurance markets."

— Deborah Chollet, Ph.D., fellow at Mathematica Policy Research, told AIS's Health Plan Week.

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