ACA Architect Talks Health Law, U.S. Health Care

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on August 31, 2019 at 04:52PM

Managed Care Magazine recently caught up with Ezekiel Emanuel, the architect of the Affordable Care Act, to discuss the health care law and U.S. health care system.

While Emanuel defends his work on the ACA, he said there were some components that could use some adjustment.

” … The eligibility criteria for the exchanges and the eligibility criteria for Medicaid don’t match,” he said. “So, Medicaid you have monthly income. The exchanges, you have last year’s annual income projected with a claw-back provision. We should have said monthly income for both Medicaid and the exchanges.”

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