Apr 4, 2012
I am enrolled in the PCIP insurance plan in Florida. I am concerned what, if any, impact on my insurance by a negative opinion on the Affordable Care Act by the Supreme Court may be. Thank you.
Response from Mr. Chambers
It depends on whether the court overturns the entire law or just parts of it. If they overturn the entire law, the PCIP would technically go away, however, I have no doubt that Congress will try to resurrect parts of the law to continue (assuming Congress can agree.)
If they only overturn the mandate that everyone buy health insurance, then PCIP will probably continue, at least for a while. It is not clear how the insurance industry will react to continuing the other provisions since they were counting on enrolling millions of new insured members.
Some states are looking at what portions of the law they can continue, but without the promised federal funds may or may not be available.
In other words, it's impossible to know what will happen for sure. It could be anything from PCIP continuing for those already enrolled to closing the plan since it was designed to only be temporary until the mandate and guaranteed issue insurance takes effect on 01-01-2014.
If anything becomes clearer, I will certainly post it.
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