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Reinsurance Waiver Reactions Highlight Ideological Split On ACA Fixes

By Amy Lotven
August 28, 2019 at 12:08 PM
Republicans are pointing to the premium decreases in states with reinsurance programs established through the Affordable Care Act’s 1332 waivers as proof that working around the law’s mandates will lower prices, particularly for those ineligible for tax credits, while Democrats, who created the waivers, say efforts to boost the ACA must also help the lower income population. Meanwhile, the Heritage Foundation is holding up the reinsurance programs’ success to say states should get even more relief from the ACA, and...


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