Making the Affordable Care Act Work: High-Risk Pools and Health Insurance Marketplaces

  title={Making the Affordable Care Act Work: High-Risk Pools and Health Insurance Marketplaces},
  author={Simon F. Haeder},
Abstract As the Affordable Care Act is likely to persist, we should shift our attention toward actually making it work. However, this may be even more challenging than overcoming the initial political opposition. One of the most daunting problems is to make fifty-one insurance exchanges (marketplaces)1 across the country into viable, self-sufficient, and effective entities. Consumer demographics pose a significant challenge to these marketplaces, one that may lead to their demise. Ultimately… 

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