Explore the Limited Choices States Face as Washington Debates CSR Payments

As lawmakers debate how to stabilize the individual market, one of the key sticking points is whether to fund cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments instituted under the Affordable Care Act. CSRs subsidize insurance policies that offer lower-cost coverage to low-income consumers. This graphic offers a simple explanation of the limited choices states faced as they set rates for 2018 in this uncertain environment.

Infographic: Will Washington fund CSR subsidies to stabilize the health insurance markets?