Individual and Small Group Markets Committee issue paper examining the experience in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual market, outlining the conditions necessary for a sustainable market, examining whether these conditions are currently being met, and discussing the implications of potential changes to improve the ACA market rules or replace ACA with an alternative approach. (January 18, 2017)
Written testimony on the general factors underlying premium rate setting and the major components driving premium changes for 2017 under the Affordable Care Act to a U.S. House Ways and Means Committee hearing on rising health care premiums. (July 22, 2016)
Individual and Small Group Markets Committee issue brief providing an overview of the general factors underlying premium rate setting and highlighting the major components driving premium changes in 2017 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (May 9, 2016)
Active Benefits Subcommittee letter to the IRS regarding Notice 2015-52 on the excise tax for high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (October 1, 2015)
Senior Health Fellow Cori Uccello written testimony to the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing on alternatives to the individual and employer mandates under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (April 27, 2015)
Individual and Small Group Market Task Force issue brief examining how the rules applying to groups sized 51-100 will change with the Affordable Care Act's scheduled expansion of the definition of small employers to those with up to 100 employees and what that will mean for insurance offerings in the small group market. (March 2, 2015)
Health Practice Council issue brief providing an overview of the factors underlying general premium rate setting and highlighting the major drivers behind why 2015 premiums could differ from those in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). (June 4, 2014)
Health Practice Council letter to HHS in response to the proposed rule on benefit and payment parameters for 2015, specifically addressing composite rating, proposed changes to the actuarial value calculator and methodology, and the three risk-sharing mechanisms. (December 20, 2013)
Health Practice Council letter to members of Congress on potential consequences of proposals that would modify ACA provisions regarding plan cancellations in the individual and small group health insurance markets.
(November 14, 2013)
Health Practice Council letter to members of Congress on potential adverse consequences of delaying the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) individual mandate and/or extending its open enrollment period. (November 5, 2013)