Auto mode button Some groups,such as the American College of Physicians, have suggestedauto-enrollment could be an alternative to the ACA's individualmandate, which was ended under 2018's tax reform law. (Photo:Shutterstock)

A new Brookings Institution analysis looks at whatwould be necessary for an auto-enrollment feature to become part ofAmerica's health insurance system. Auto-enrollment, which issometimes used for employee retirement plans, is a mechanism thatprovides coverage for an individual if the individual does notchoose their own plan.

The analysis notes that auto-enrollment could be a way toincrease coverage for Americans and reduce premium costs as the insurance poolgains more premium-paying individuals.

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