The annual open enrollment period for marketplace coverage is right around the corner. There are many new policies impacting the marketplace in 2023, including an extension of enhanced financial assistance through the Inflation Reduction Act; a federal fix to the “family glitch” that will create more affordable coverage opportunities forContinue Reading

By Maanasa Kona and Sabrina Corlette* High and rising health care prices are the biggest driver of health care spending in the United States. Some experts and policy makers theorize that improving the transparency of health care prices will empower consumers to be smarter shoppers and enable the payers of health care services, such as employersContinue Reading

Last month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took action against yet another entity using deceptive marketing to sell sham insurance. The FTC found Benefytt Technologies relied on deceptive websites to lure individuals shopping for comprehensive coverage and then used high-pressure sales tactics and misleading information to push consumers into enrollingContinue Reading

By Sabrina Corlette and Justin Giovannelli The same U.S. federal district judge that declared the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional in Texas v. California has issued a ruling in a lawsuit, Braidwood Management Inc. v. Becerra (formerly known as Kelley v. Becerra), that strikes down a requirement that health plans cover and waive cost-sharing for many criticalContinue Reading