Will Health Insurance Premiums jump next year?

Thats the argument made by Fortune Magazine in a recent article.  Several of the initial cost-control measures expire shortly.

The law included 3 mechanisms to keep premiums down – risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors.  These were designed to give some stability as carriers were setting premiums in a new environment for which there was only limited rate experience.  The loss of 2 of these mechanisms (risk adjustment isn’t expiring) will likely cause increasing premiums.

 

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