Federal Budget Committe Report with the amendments that actually passed the House May 24
Full Report pdf 41 pages
Covered CA 4.27.2017 Anaysis of AHCA & Federal Policies 10 Pages shows the dramatic consequences facing Californians if federal policies are changed from the current structure and there is no longer direct federal funding of cost-sharing reduction (CSR) reimbursements and the individual shared responsibility payment – mandate is not enforced when a consumer chooses not to purchase coverage.
- California’s premiums could rise by 28 to 49 percent in 2018, and up to 340,000 consumers could lose individual market coverage if changes are made to existing federal policies.
- The potential rate increase would mean billions of dollars in additional federal spending. The 1.2 million consumers who do not receive subsidies would bear the entire brunt of these increases.
- The potential decrease of 340,000 insured consumers would not only represent many individuals losing access to potentially life-saving care, but it would result in a sicker risk mix in the individual market and higher premiums for everyone.
Premium Increases showing up already due to Trump… LA Times 5.16.2017