Tag Archives: high-risk pools
Before Congress recessed last week, the House amended the pending American Health Care Act to include an “Invisible Risk-Sharing Program,” funded with $15 billion over nine years. What should we make of claims that this approach caused premiums to plummet in Maine and can make a big dent nationally?
April 12, 2017
A federal “invisible risk sharing program” within AHCA’s Patient and State Stability Fund, included in a new amendment submitted to the House Rules Committee, could help to high-cost individuals. However, the program’s benefits could be undermined by inadequate funding and other AHCA provisions.
April 6, 2017
Maine’s experience in creating an invisible high-risk pool and relaxing its premium rating bands can inform Congress and the Trump administration as they work to repeal and replace the ACA.
March 2, 2017
What vision for health care reform did the president lay out in his speech to Congress, and what would the challenges be to achieving it?
March 1, 2017
The ACA's Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan offers insight into high-risk pools’ flaws, which may be more fatal than previously thought.
February 28, 2017
Deciding how much of total health care expenditures should be shared and how to share it is the fundamental conundrum of health care policy. How do the two parties address this conundrum and how would the parties' positions distribute costs by income and health status?
March 15, 2016