Media Advisory: Center Forward to Release Health Care Study

Study administered by Milliman, Inc. examines Affordable Care Act's impact on insurance premiums

May 22, 2013, 12:24 ET from Center Forward

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Center Forward announced it would hold an event Thursday, May 30th, at the National Press Club to release a study on the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) impact on insurance premiums.  Participating in the event will be Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum, former North Dakota Democratic Congressman Earl Pomeroy and Jim O'Connor of Milliman, Inc., the administrator of the study.  Panelists will discuss the study's findings with regard to the five aspects of the ACA that are anticipated to have a potentially significant impact on current premiums, including:

  • Minimum benefit coverage
  • Minimum and specified levels of member cost-sharing, or metallic tiers
  • Premium rating restrictions regarding gender, variation by age, and health status
  • Guaranteed issue requirements without pre-existing condition limitations in the individual market
  • Federal premium subsidies for low-income individuals


Center Forward Health Care Panel Discussion


Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum

Jim O'Connor, Milliman, Inc.

Earl Pomeroy, Former Member of Congress (D-ND)


Thursday, March 30, 2013

  8:30 – 9:30 a.m.


The National Press Club

Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor

529 14th Street, NW

Washington, DC

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