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NPR: The COVID Relief Bill Expands the Affordable Care Act. It Doesn't Come Cheap

HCCI's research on commercial insurance payments to providers was mentioned in an NPR article on recent expansions to the Affordable Care Act.

From the article: "For example, health insurers in the Atlanta area pay primary care physicians $93 on average for a basic patient visit, according to an analysis of 2017 commercial insurance data by the Health Care Cost Institute, a research nonprofit."

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The COVID Relief Bill Expands The Affordable Care Act. It Doesn't Come Cheap : Shots - Health News : NPR

The $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill expands subsidies for private insurance plans. That will lighten the burden on consumers, but it locks taxpayers into yet more support for the health care industry.

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