Tuesday, December 29, 2015

How Overregulation Led to the Collapse of Obamacare's Largest Co-Op

Melissa Quinn / / /

A new report examining the collapse of Health Republic of New York, Obamacare’s largest co-op, said its failure—which may lead to a $265-million loss of taxpayer dollars—can be attributed in part to heightened regulatory control by the state.  According to the analysis from the Albany, New York-based Empire Center, a “breakdown” in oversight from the state Department of Financial Services and artificial cuts in Health Republic’s premiums may have led to the ultimate failure of the consumer operated and oriented plan, or co-op.  Of the 23 co-ops created under the health care law, just 11 remain.....To Read More.....

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