Friday, June 19, 2015

Top Health Insurance Expert: Republican Response to King v. Burwell Will Fail

Forbes colleague and insurance industry veteran Robert Laszewski has reviewed Congressional Republicans’ potential responses to a victory in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit that could upset Obamacare’s tax credits, and found them deeply wanting.

With respect to the House Republican proposal to give (what are effectively) block grants of Obamacare money to states:
I have no earthly idea how a state might opt out and build a brand new health insurance system in just a few months—and do it for what might only be two years!
With respect to Senator Johnson’s proposal (which I previously discussed), he is equally dismissivw.

Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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