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REPORTER'S SUM-UP: HEALTH CARE #5

Sum-Up: The Administration Is Using Two Tactics to Undermine Obamacare

on January 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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February 27, 2018 12:01 p.m.

The Trump administration’s health care agenda is advancing along two separate tracks: At the same time that Health and Human Services is encouraging the proliferation of cheap, skimpy, short-term insurance plans designed to lure younger and healthier people out of Obamacare’s individual market, it is also making it harder to qualify for free or subsidized comprehensive insurance (at the moment, this means undermining Medicaid).

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