Tag Archives: Public Plan Option

The future of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Obamacare”) is hinging on the outcome of King v. Burwell. The Supreme Court is expected to rule before the end of June and 6.5 million folks who currently receive subsidies, are nervously awaiting the decision. The promise of healthcare reform, i.e., that the uninsured would receive […]

Yesterday, The Treasury Department announced  that the employer mandate that required shared responsibility payments has been delayed until 2015. Originally scheduled to begin next year, the Department also announced that the employer reporting requirements, that would have applied to the coverage provided to their employees, has also been pushed back a year. The official Treasury […]

A consistent component in the vast majority of Washington-centered reform proposals has been the inclusion of a so-called public plan option. The concept is that the public would be offered the opportunity to enroll in a new, public health plan, if so moved. The health insurance industry is not too keen on this idea. They recognize that trying to compete […]