Bronze Woes Raise Flags That Issuers Could Drop Entire Metal Tier

May 4, 2016 at 1:09 PM
Bronze plans appear to be the least profitable across the health insurance market in 2014, based on recent CMS data on issuers that paid into the risk adjustment program and who were paid for taking on more risk -- a finding that has some experts worried insurance companies could stop offering bronze-level coverage. The first example of this may be a Virginia CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield subsidiary that will transform its bronze plans into silver-level plans for 2017, according to filing...

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