This is part 2 of a 2 part series.
In the first part of this series, we reviewed a survey by the GenRe Life Corporation that asked employees of various ages what their thoughts and perceptions were about the health insurance exchanges. We focused particularly on millennials, who identified technology and savings on healthcare plans as primary levels of interest for the exchanges, compared to other age levels that participated in the survey. In summary:
After the close of the 2015 health insurance open enrollment period, the federal marketplace boasted a 61% increase in sign-ups on healthcare.gov. But the 14 state exchanges had little to talk about, posting a meager 12% increase in enrollments – just 2.8 million new people.1
In a recent two-part survey organized by GenRe Life Corporation, researchers asked individuals about their thoughts and perspectives regarding health insurance exchanges. Consumers interviewed were required to have at least some knowledge of a health insurance exchange, although a majority of interviewees had a health insurance plan through their employer.
In a city too often polluted by political posturing, a new group recently formed in Washington D.C. is a rare breath of fresh spring air. The coalition for Clear Choices is a movement in support of healthcare transparency, striving for reduced costs and improved health outcomes for all Americans.
Subsidies won’t go away no matter what the Supreme Court decides, but they are on shaky ground — long term.