Tag Archives: Healthcare.gov

Government to make August CSR payment to health insurers; meanwhile, CBO says Trump threat to Obamacare would send premiums 20% higher.

The News: The federal government will make crucial Obamacare-related subsidy payments to health insurers in August despite threats by President Donald Trump to end them, a White House spokesman said last week…. Read more »

Centene rescuing Obamacare as just two US counties still lack insurers for 2018.

The News: Centene Corp. (St. Louis MO) on Tuesday (August 15, 2017) said it will sell Obamacare plans in Nevada’s remaining 14 “bare” counties in 2018. The insurer previously announced… Read more »

Key Obamacare premiums to rise 25% next year; Great for insurers, but enrollees also win

Premiums for mid-level Obamacare health plans sold on the federal exchanges will see their biggest jump yet next year, another speed bump in the administration’s push for enrollment in the… Read more »

Government to Pick Plans for Displaced Health Law Customers; Bill Clinton Weighs In on Obamacare Shortcomings

The insurance markets were envisioned as dynamic engines of private competition. But in many states, they have run into problems. Worried that insurers bailing out of the health law’s markets… Read more »

How is the Affordable Care Act Doing, as UnitedHealth Heads for the Exits: Editorial

The Affordable Care Act’s detractors seemed to get a comforting piece of new evidence last April when UnitedHealth Group Inc. (Minnetonka MN), the country’s largest health insurer, announced it would pull… Read more »