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Trump Administration, Facing Pressure, Agrees to Keep Making Crucial Affordable Care Act Payments

by David Lauter via latimes.com

The Trump administration, faced with increasing pressure from Republican members of Congress, agreed Wednesday to continue giving insurance companies payments that are widely viewed as critical to keeping markets stable under the… 176 more words

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CBO: ObamaCare premiums could rise 20 percent if Trump ends payments

The federal deficit could increase by $194 billion through 2026, the analysis found.

Insurance companies would raise premium prices about 20 percent for ObamaCare plans if President Trump ends key payments to insurers,  19 more words

Health Insurance

Trump Threat to Obamacare Would Send Premiums and Deficit Skyward 

Premiums for the most popular health insurance plans would shoot up 20 percent next year, and federal budget deficits would increase by $194 billion in the coming decade if President Trump carries out his threat to end certain subsidies paid to insurance companies for the benefit of low-income people,  6 more words

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The CBO: How Accurate are CBO Projections? (Part 2)

Skepticism of CBO projections may appear to be warranted if we consider:

1. In March of 2010 the CBO said 21 million people would buy insurance on exchanges created as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by 2016. 418 more words

The CBO (Part 1)

There is a lot of talk about the CBO and the accuracy of their work. I thought it might be helpful to do an in-depth series on the CBO. 247 more words

Schumer: McCain's return won't save health care bill

Sunday Senator Chuck Schumer told reporters there is no saving the Republicans’ health care bill despite the extra time they have in wake of Sen. John McCain’s emergency eye surgery. 428 more words

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