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ACA options are increasing, but so are premiums

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The Washington Examiner has a good breakdown of a surprising trend: More insurers are entering the market for ACA coverage next year, despite a slew of expert predictions that options would dwindle in the face of political uncertainty.

The catch: The conventional wisdom has been that regulatory uncertainty would lead to market exits and higher premiums. Instead it's leading, so far, to market entries — and higher premiums.