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While not every state has finished collecting bids from insurers, payers have revealed their pricing strategies in California, one of the largest individual markets in the nation. Covered California, the state’s exchange, also has offered enhanced subsidies since 2019 that are similar to the temporary increase in federal assistance introduced as part of COVID-19 relief this year, Gottlieb said.
Premiums will rise an average of 1.8% in California in 2022, essentially flat compared to the 1.1% hike for this year, according to documents insurers submitted to the state’s managed care department.
A closer look at California’s filings reveals how increased
The current COVID-19 wave in the U.S. is mostly affecting unvaccinated Americans, who represent more than 95% of current cases of hospitalization and death.
Given that the average cost of a COVID-19 hospitalization in 2020 ran about $42,200 a patient, will the unvaccinated be asked to bear more of the cost of treatment, in terms of insurance, as well?
We asked economists Kosali Simon and Sharon Tennyson to explain the rules governing how health and life insurers can discriminate among customers based on vaccination status and other health-related reasons.
This is a really interesting question and depends
The federal government’s target of having all Nigerians covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by 2030, less than 10 years from now, looks plausible enough even if ambitious. NHIS Executive Secretary, Professor Nasir Sambo said the scheme was poised to achieve the target. “Our aim is that by the year 2030, all Nigerians will have had the opportunity to get into the social health insurance system as a principle of solidarity, as a mechanism for cross subsidization and effective healthcare financing”.
With a widening income inequality, wrenching unemployment and poverty, most Nigerians are indeed desirous of affordable health