NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

Administration Still Bailing Insurers Out of Obamacare Exchanges

April 25, 2016

The Obama Administration refuses to concede defeat in its struggle to save Obamacare's exchanges, writes NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham. In 2013, the Administration suggested it would make illegal payments from "risk corridors," a risk-mitigation mechanism that moves money between insurers, which Republicans in Congress stopped. So, the Administration proposes apparently illegal payments from another risk-mitigation fund, called "reinsurance."


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