Exchange Posts

Proposed Changes Could Raise Individual and Group Premiums

January 22, 2019

A seemingly minor change included in the Administration’s proposed rule setting Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace standards for 2020 would raise premiums for at least 7.3 million marketplace consumers by cutting their premium tax credits. These higher premiums — for example, $196 more annually for a family of four with income of $80,000 — would cause 100,000 people to drop marketplace coverage each year, according to the Administration’s own estimates. Read More