Topic: Individual mandate
Individual market enrollment is down 5% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to 2018's first quarter, a new analysis finds.
A federal judge overturned the ACA last week, but the law isn't dead yet. Its fate lies in the hands of other courts and Congress, experts say.
If Congress wanted to affirm the ACA's constitutionality and pass some fixes, it could reduce the uninsured population by 12.2 million people.
Hgih-profile insurers have left the ACA marketplaces every year since 2015. Now they're starting to come back.
If states set up their own individual mandates, the laws could bring in a combined potential revenue of over $5.6 billion.
The repeal of cost-sharing reduction payments and the individual mandate penalty increased 2019 premiums by an average of 16%.
Profitability in the individual market is starting to ramp significantly, according to second-quarter data from Kaiser Family Foundation.