What Explains 2018's Marketplace Enrollment Rates?
Brief Jun-01-2018 | | 1-min read
Fifteen states saw higher enrollment in 2018 compared to the previous year despite greatly reduced federal support for enrolling people in health insurance policies offered through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces. Researchers interviewed key stakeholders in five states—Rhode Island, Washington, New York, West Virginia and Louisiana—that experienced either an enrollment increase or decrease.
Factors influencing enrollment include:
Report authors offer a look ahead to 2019 concerns for marketplace enrollment, including the extension of less-comprehensive short-term plans to nearly one year, the absence of navigators in some service areas, and the repeal of the individual mandate.
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