Trump’s Short-Term Health Insurance Policies Quickly Run Into Headwinds
New York Times
The Trump administration’s efforts to allow health insurers to market short-term medical plans as a cheap alternative to the Affordable Care Act are already running into headwinds, with state insurance regulators resisting the sales and state governments moving to restrict them.
Amid changes at federal level, New York state sets health insurance rates
Buffalo Business First
Health insurance rates for individuals will rise next year at three of four health insurers that do business in Western New York.
New York rejects premium hikes blamed on Trump-era uncertainty
Albany Times Union
Health insurance premiums will increase about 8.6 percent next year for New Yorkers who purchase their coverage through the individual market, but the state agency that approved that increase wants consumers to know it could have been much worse.
WalletHub: Why New York ranks 17th in health care behind Maine, South Dakota, other states
New York has the 17th best health care system in the country based on cost, accessibility and medical outcomes, according to a new study.
Lawsuit exposes fatal flaw in ObamaCare’s individual mandate
The most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act, a Texas-led, 20-state lawsuit, made news when the U.S. Department of Justice conceded the unconstitutionality of the individual mandate.