Actuaries Outline Key Concerns With BCRA; House Spending Bill Defangs Mandate

July 05, 2017
The American Academy of Actuaries warned eliminating the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate would result in upward pressure on premiums in a letter to Senate leadership that came shortly after the House Appropriations 'financial services subcommittee released an appropriations bill that would block IRS from implementing the provision. The actuaries' June 30 letter details several other key concerns that the non-partisan group found with Senate's pending Better Care Reconciliation Act. The New York Times reported Monday that the...

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