Insurers want to change President Barack Obama's health care law to provide financial assistance for people buying bare-bones coverage. That would entice the healthy and the young, the industry says, holding down premiums.The rent-seeking update.
So-called catastrophic plans are currently not eligible for the law's subsidies, and only 2 percent of the 8 million consumers who signed up this year picked one. Subsidies bring down the cost of monthly premiums.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 12:22 PM