Looser Regulations for the ACA? Maybe.

Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar, told insurers the Trump administration could loosen the regulations for ACA compliance.
These regulations limit the kinds of products insurers are able to offer their customers, but the federal government would like customers to have more choices. Azar said the administration would work with insurers to “open up new affordable and flexible options.” Read more.

 

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Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries

The United States has higher cost health care with poorer health outcomes compared to other high-income nations, but studies indicate the reason may be related more to prices in labor and goods including pharmaceuticals and administrative costs. Read more.