The ACA Exchanges Can Be Fixed, But They Were Meant To Be Broken

By: Wednesday November 26, 2014 6:18 am

The serious problems surrounding auto-enrollmentĀ in the new Affordable Care Act exchanges are just starting to get real attention. The problem isn’t a lack of good solutions though. The real problem is that the exchanges weren’t intended to work well for regular people. The fundamental problem with insurance exchanges is regular people are really bad at [...]

The Policy Implications if Only the Mandate Is Struck Down

By: Thursday June 21, 2012 7:12 am

In the very near future the Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. One likely outcome is the court strikes down the individual mandate but leaves the rest of the law intact. Here is what eliminating just the mandate would actually mean for policy. Reduce the cost of the Affordable [...]

Study: Auto-Enrollment Could Serve as a Replacement for the Individual Mandate

By: Friday June 15, 2012 9:30 am

Depending on how the Supreme Court rules this month regarding the individual mandate, some of the law’s supporters many soon start looking for a replacement which can serve a similar role in getting more people to buy insurance. According to a new Bloomberg Government Study, an auto-enrollment system could function as a decent replacement. The [...]