A new Commonwealth Fund study suggests that some of the differences in insurance coverage rates and affordability of care among the nation's four largest states may be attributable to health insurance policies in these states before and after the Affordable Care Act took effect.
In less than two years, states can propose waivers under the Affordable Care Act to pursue their own approaches to expanding coverage. A new brief from The Commonwealth Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation State Health Reform Assistance Network examines the waiver program.
This is the fourth in a series of four posts examining the serious consequences of a decision that would terminate subsidies for residents of the 34 states that have federally run health insurance marketplaces. Today we look at how states would fare under the “Subsidy Shutdown” scenario.