Blue States Forced to Offload Popular Obamacare Protections?

Blue States Forced to Offload Popular Obamacare Protections?

Under the Republican health bill, it’s up to states whether to dismantle key parts of the Affordable Care Act. Will blue states be forced to offload popular Obamacare protections? Red, or GOP-leaning, states are sure to be interested in rolling back the law’s coverage requirements and freeing insurers to charge people more when they have preexisting conditions. As strange as it sounds, deep-blue, heavily Democratic states supportive of Obamacare, including California and New York, may…

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Could Less Customers Mean Bigger Profits for Health Insurers?

Could Less Customers Mean Bigger Profits for Health Insurers?

The collapse of efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, or Obamacare, arose out of a floodtide of criticism of the Paul Ryan plan. But among those who stayed on the sidelines and offered little input or blowback? Insurers…Could less customers mean bigger profits for health insurers? By Phil Galewitz About the Bottom Line: Could Less Customers Mean Bigger Profits for Health Insurers The House GOP’s embattled health care bill has plenty of detractors: Democrats,…

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