“A new Trump administration report found that 2.5 million unsubsidized customers left the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges from 2016 to 2018, a 40% decrease.”
“The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a report released Monday that the decline in 2018 follows a decrease of 1.3 million unsubsidized people in 2017. But, enrollment in the subsidized population has remained steady, according to the report.”
“’While data from the effectuated enrollment report shows stability in exchange enrollment and premium trends, affordability remains a significant challenge for people who do not qualify for exchange subsidies,’ CMS said.” Read the full article here.
Source: CMS: Unsubsidized enrollment drops 40% on ACA exchanges from 2016 to 2018 – By Robert King, August 12, 2019. Fierce Healthcare.