ACA Individual Market Insurers Regained Profitability In 2017 Despite Political Uncertainty

May 17, 2018
Insurers in the Affordable Care Act’s individual market made a profit in 2017 as premiums increased on average by 22 percent, leaving many in a profitable position for the first time since the ACA took effect, despite constant uncertainty surrounding Obamacare, according to new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation using data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. But GOP action to unravel the health law is presenting insurers with complications going forward, and ACA premiums likely would not...

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