Deregulating Health Insurance Markets: Value to Market Participants


Council of Economic Advisers, February 2019

The White House this morning released a report showing that the economic benefits of recent administration and congressional actions on health coverage will total $450 billion over ten years.  The report analyzes the economic effects of the administration’s rules on association health plans, short term limited duration plans, and repeal of the mandate.  This is the first comprehensive analysis of these important regulatory changes. It finds that, contrary to those who argue that these actions would harm consumers, Americans will benefit significantly from these consumer-friendly policies. Click here to read more.