Coverage and Affordability in the Private Insurance Market

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“How Much U.S. Households with Employer Insurance Spend on Premiums and Out-of-Pocket Costs: A State-by-State Look.” Hayes, S., Collins, S., Radley, D. The Commonwealth Fund. May 23, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/cDQE.

“Federal Proposal Creating New Health Coverage Option for Employers Could Destabilize the Individual Market.” Volk, J. and Lucia, K. The Commonwealth Fund: To The Point (blog). April 10, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/Bm7P.

“Reducing Premiums and Expanding Enrollment in the Individual Health Insurance Market.” Oliver Wyman. February 28, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/QVnD.

“New 1332 Guidance Gives States Lots to Think About.” Hempstead, K. and Ario, J. Health Affairs Blog. January 15, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/q8RE.

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“The ACA Cases Continue.” Adler, J. Reason Foundation. July 1, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/HTRx.

“States Looking to Run Their Own Health Insurance Marketplace See Opportunity for Funding, Flexibility.” Schwab, R. and Volk, J. The Commonwealth Fund. June 28, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/jV34.

“Three Ways to Make Health Insurance Auto-Enrollment Work.” Linke-Young, C. Brookings Institution. June 13, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/ekrU.

“Proposals to Stabilize and Improve the Individual Health Insurance Market.” Association for Community Affiliated Plans. June 2019. Available at http://allh.us/ETPt.

“How Affordable are 2019 ACA Premiums for Middle-Income People?” Fehr, R., Cox, C., Levitt, L., et al. Kaiser Family Foundation. March 5, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/uxJc.

“CMS Releases New Info on Reinsurance Funding.” Keith, K. Health Affairs Blog. March 4, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/BDCd.

“Reducing Individual Market Premiums to Expand Access to Coverage and Care.” Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. March 2019. Available at http://allh.us/PegB.

“Claims Denials and Appeals in ACA Marketplace Plans.” Pollitz, K., Cox, C., and Fehr, R. Kaiser Family Foundation. February 25, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/BuaV.

“Repeal the Individual Mandate Once and for All.” Holt, C. American Action Forum. February 15, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/3vdu.

“The ACA in the House.” Keith K. Health Affairs Blog. February 8, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/4dhQ.

“Will State Waivers Save, Reform, or Sabotage Obamacare?” Butler, S. The Forum. February 5, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/tXQa.

“Making Choice and Competition Work in Individual Insurance in Health Reform Proposals.” Frank, R. The Commonwealth Fund. January 30, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/yMX8.

“ACA Litigation Round-Up: CSRs, Risk Adjustment, AHPs, and Short-Term Plans.” Keith, K. Health Affairs Blog. January 3, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/Jdc6.

“Court Decision to Invalidate the Affordable Care Act Would Affect Every American.” Jost, T. The Commonwealth Fund: To the Point (blog). December 17, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/ta6y.

“How Many of the Uninsured Can Purchase a Marketplace Plan for Free?” Fehr, R., Claxton, G., Cox, C., et al. Kaiser Family Foundation, December 12, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/JCmb.

“2019 ACA Marketplace Premiums.” Keisling, J. American Action Forum. December 7, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/CBcn.

“Experiences Under the ACA Suggest Association Health Plans Could Harm the Small Group Insurance Market.” Hall, M. and McCue, M. The Commonwealth Fund: To the Point (blog). December 4, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/KgMN.

“12 Solutions to Lower Premiums for Hardworking Americans Who Buy Their Own Coverage.” America’s Health Insurance Plans. November 2018. Available at http://allh.us/u3Tv.

“Feds Dramatically Relax Section 1332 Waiver Guardrails.” Keith, K. Health Affairs Blog. October 23, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/Xkgd.

“New STLDP Options: Limited Lifeboats, Not Luxury Liners, for Obamacare Victims.” Miller, T. AEIdeas (blog). August 8, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/Q9Mn.

“Drivers of 2019 Health Insurance Premium Changes.” American Academy of Actuaries. June 1, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/Htyc.

Interactive Tools 

“The ACA’s Innovation Waiver Program: A State-by-State Look.” The Commonwealth Fund. June 3, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/U8hH.

“What Is Your State Doing to Affect Access to Adequate Health Insurance?” The Commonwealth Fund. May 30, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/HmfB.

“The Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplaces by Type.” The Commonwealth Fund. July 19, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/kY9X.