Friday, December 13, 2013

US Disqualified Group Health Insurance Policies That Met ObamaCare Standards To Help Subsidize Health Exchanges

From The New York Times, "With Affordable Care Act, Canceled Policies for New York Professionals" by Anemona Hartcollis:
But while those policies, by and large, had been canceled because they did not meet the law’s requirements for minimum coverage, many of the New York policies being canceled meet and often exceed the standards, brokers say. The rationale for disqualifying those policies, said Larry Levitt, a health policy expert at the Kaiser Family Foundation, was to prevent associations from selling insurance to healthy members who are needed to keep the new health exchanges financially viable.

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