Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 08/09/2017

Georgetown: 'Level-Funded' Plans May Spark Small-Group Market Volatility

August 08, 2017
Premiums for Affordable Care Act-compliant small-group plans have spiked upwards of 20 to 40 percent across several states for 2018, signaling new volatility that had previously evaded the small group market and, in the recent swing, raising questions on the role of non-ACA compliant small group plans, self-insurance and stop loss coverage. A new study from Georgetown University's Center on Health Insurance Reforms that looked at small-group insurance trends in six states noted the so-called "level-funded" plans that target healthy...

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