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Health insurance death spiral.

Anatomy of a true health insurance death spiral

March 4, 2015 – AHIP warned that eliminating the subsidies ... would quickly lead to the collapse of the individual health insurance market in those states… Read more

The specter alone of a SCOTUS ruling for plaintiffs will likely force industry actuaries to spike premiums.

Succeed or fail, challenge may push rates higher

March 3, 2015 – Because of all this uncertainty, insurers reportedly are thinking of pricing their policies higher for 2016 than they would if they knew… Read more

Levitt on King v Burwell.

If SCOTUS nukes Obamacare, what happens next?

February 23, 2015 – A negotiation will, of course, take place if the Supreme Court drops the King bomb on the ACA. And Michael Leavitt, who sat in Sylvia… Read more

The Supremes and pre-existing conditions

June 24, 2012 – If the Supreme Court overturns the individual mandate that would require most Americans to buy insurance, it may rule that if everyone… Read more

Health Wonk Review for June 21, 2012

June 21, 2012 – This week's Health Wonk Review features columns from bloggers Maggie Mahar, Harold Pollack, and Henry Aaron. They… Read more