Health Insurers Say ACA Just Needs Fine-Tuning

Insurer groups this week shared ACA reform ideas with Congress, including the creation of a copper plan.

May 9, 2014

Richard F. Stolz

When the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee called in executives from top health carriers on Wednesday its chairman, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) was primarily interested in enrollment numbers and premium payment rates for plans sold via public exchangesSome Republicans on the committee, in their questions to witnesses, appeared to be searching for ammunition to fortify an assessment that Obamacare has been misconceived from the start, and needs a fundamental overhaul.

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