Urban Institute Fellow Tells U.S. House Flawed ACA Still Working

Mealey's (July 14, 2016, 3:16 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) can claim substantial successes, but pricing struggles continue in some geographic areas and affordability concerns remain, Linda J. Blumberg, a senior fellow at the Urban Institute Health Policy Center, told a U.S. House of Representatives committee on July 13.

(Testimony available. Document #93-160727-018X.)

In her testimony to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative rules, Blumberg said many larger states have seen “strong insurer participation in nongroup markets,...
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