Affordable Care Act

Ross D. Franklin / AP

New Yorkers who sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act exchanges for individuals will see their premiums rise by an average of 14 percent, now that the Cuomo administration has approved rate increases for insurers in the exchanges. Part of the increase is due to worries and uncertainties over the future of the ACA, also known as Obamacare.

Jessica Hill / AP

The CEO of Access Health Connecticut is warning that individual plans may no longer be available in the state’s health insurance exchange next year.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Planned Parenthood leaders in New York are anxiously monitoring the actions in the Republican-led Congress to try to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and they say in all versions, their health care centers face big reductions.  

Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

The Senate is moving ahead on the repeal and possibly the replacement of the Affordable Care Act, and policy makers in New York are bracing for the worst.

Andrew Harnik / AP

The future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain in Washington, and there are several scenarios under consideration. The latest possible changes could impact New York’s relatively healthy health care system.

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