The double-digit premium hikes looming for non-group health insurance consumers in New York appear to be driven more by state and federal government policy than by the underlying cost of medical care.
As health plans across the state announce their requested premium increases for 2018, the Cuomo administration’s policy decisions are taking more blame than the turmoil in Washington.
There are plenty of reasons for New Yorkers to be leery of the House Republican health plan, but Governor Andrew Cuomo’s gestures of resistance on Monday raise several objections
Thanks to New York’s unusual insurance laws, the impact of the House GOP health plan on the state’s non-group insurance market would be dramatically different than than virtually anywhere else.
What would happen to New York’s popular Essential Plan under the House Republican health bill? The answer, like so much in health policy, turns out to be more complicated than previously understood.
Recent amendments to the House Republican health plan, which is heading to a potential vote this week, have done little to improve it from New York’s point of view.
New York is planning to demur from some of the Trump administration’s rule changes for Obamacare, including its much shorter enrollment window.
There have been a lot of conflicting claims about how the House GOP health plan – due for a vote today – would affect New York State. Here is a fact-check for some of them.