Daily Archives: March 4, 2015

Anatomy of a true health insurance death spiral

I mentioned in my last post that a Supreme Court decision in favor of the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell would likely lead to a collapse of the health insurance market in more than two-thirds of the states. History bears this out. Historical precedents In the years before the Affordable Care Act was passed, several… Read More »

Succeed or fail, challenge may push rates higher

You may have heard that the Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on Wednesday in yet another case challenging the Affordable Care Act. What you probably have not heard is that regardless of how the Court eventually rules in King v. Burwell, your premiums will likely go up next year simply because the justices agreed… Read More »