Congress continues to introduce tweaks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). One such bill, “H.R. 6311 – Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018,” could have major consequences for ACA plans if made into law, including exposing plans to significant rating risk if rates are not adjusted accordingly. This paper considers six features and potential outcomes of the bill that every individual ACA health plan should know.
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Is copper the new bronze? Six things every health plan should know about HR 6311 and ACA risk pools
This paper examines the potential implications of House Resolution 6311, passed by the US House of Representatives in July, whose expansion of catastrophic plan eligibility could expose ACA health plans to significant rating risk if made into law.