In a recent development, an secret court lawsuit for the Affordable Care Act has now become a potent threat to one of the law’s most popular provisions on Thursday, and it will be invalidated when the Justice Department filed a brief by arguing that on January 1st, 2019.
The Justice Department has argued the judge should strike down that section of law which protects the people buying insurance from being charged higher premiums due to the health history. The news has rallied the defenders of the law into the action and has raised the questions which are among the legal scholars about the likelihood, and it will be succeeded. The led of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Obama; Andy Slavitt has called this action as the biggest healthcare news of the year on his official Twitter account.
In the year 2016, the analysis done by the Kaiser Family Foundation has approximately 52 million Americans under the age of 65, and they have found their access to health insurance at risk. It is due to the wide range of preexisting conditions, and it is from diabetes to cancer to pregnancy. As per the health insurers they have been for years, and they are now raising the premiums and complaints about the uncertainty. I withdrawing from the business of selling individual insurance plans occurred, then the more changes will further destabilize the market.
According to Larry Levitt, who is the senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, said that it will be essential to return what an individual market usually looks like before the ACA, and it is where the insurers will be required to fill the applications in order for long questionnaires which is about their medical histories and people need to make the decision which is based on people’s health and how much to charge. The situation is such that the people who are very sick have got the insurance and the rules have changed to take the coverage away from the people who genuinely need it.