Tricia Beckmann discussed how the the gap between insurance markets in each state could grow based on the flexibility of waivers. In the Modern Healthcare article, Beckmann explained some potential outcomes of the waivers.
"The requirement that waivers continue to be budget neutral could constrain states from actions that would increase individual market premiums, however. As individual benchmark premiums increase, so do the amount of federal subsidies, and the state may have to figure out how to offset that cost."Tricia beckmann, modern healthcare