Direct Primary Care Arrangements Raise Questions for State Insurance Regulators

Over the past year, new health coverage products that are¬†not subject to the consumer protections¬†of the Affordable Care Act have hit the individual market. One type of limited health-insurance-like offering that was already available but is now gaining attention is a direct primary care arrangement. For Commonwealth Fund’s To the Point blog, experts at CHIR took a closer look at state law to understand how states regulate these entities and highlight some of the concerns that state insurance regulators might want to consider going forward. Continue reading