Even With Rising Premiums, There’s Little Evidence Of A Marketplace ‘Death Spiral’
Enrollment this year has been steady despite the turmoil with the law.
Los Angeles Times:
Obamacare 101: Are Health Insurance Marketplaces In A Death Spiral?
Even if you’re not one of the roughly 11 million Americans who rely on these online exchanges to get your health insurance, you’ve probably seen the headlines about rising premiums and insurance companies pulling out of the system. Last week, national insurance giant Humana announced it would stop selling plans on the marketplace. Aetna’s chief executive officer claimed the marketplaces are in a “death spiral.” Republicans say the marketplaces are Exhibit A that Obamacare is collapsing. So what’s the real story? (Levey, 2/23)