Health System Ed hosts an Early Bird Health Wonk Review

My "Grandparents" posts got a shout-out from this week's Health Wonk Review over at Health System Ed:

Tracking ACA Enrollments: Figuring Out How Many Grandfathered/Grandmothered Plan Are Still Around

In this week’s entry, Charles Gaba of gives us a breakdown of a tally of Grandfathered and Grandmothered plans in the individual market. He did, in his own words, a “back of the envelope” calculation and, with input from Louise Norris of, came up with an estimate of those old plans still hanging around. Charles says, “My Conclusion? There should be roughly 1 million people still enrolled in Grandfathered policies and perhaps 1.5 million in Transitional/Grandmothered plans today.”

Check out the other entries!