Health insurers in New Mexico are increasing premiums at the highest rate seen in the four-year history of the state’s exchanges, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
Families are paying 3 percent higher premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
There are 63 counties in the United States that are projected to have no insurer participating in the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2018, according to a report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The vice president of individual business at Anthem told lawmakers on Thursday that the company is cautious about continuing its participation in the Obamacare exchanges due to uncertainty.
At the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Tuesday, representatives from insurance companies and state-based exchanges said that giving states more flexibility will help prevent more volatility.
Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) announced Monday he is co-sponsoring Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) “Medicare for All,” single-payer health care bill.
There are 24.8 million Americans who are enrolled in a high-deductible health care plan through their employer, according to data from researchers at the University of Minnesota.
An administration official on Wednesday did not give a clear goal for Obamacare enrollment and was unsure as to whether or not individuals would sign up for coverage.
Medicaid patients in New Hampshire are younger but cost 39 percent more than those in the individual insurance market, according to a report from Gorman Actuarial, Inc.