Pessimism greets ACA stabilization effort

Lazaro Gamio / Axios

The Senate HELP Committee kicks off a series of hearings today about how best to stabilize the ACA's most fragile insurance markets. And even before the process has even begun, it seems like almost everyone is on the same bleak page: Some sort of stabilization effort is necessary, and it's hard to see Congress actually doing it.

That's the consensus from Hill staff, industry, lobbyists and even some lawmakers.