Trump Hits Obamacare Again, Nearly Wiping Out Funds For Outreach

Huffington Post

By: Jeffrey Young and Jonathan Cohn

The Trump administration’s campaign to undermine the Affordable Care Act notched another achievement Tuesday. This time, the agency that runs the health insurance exchanges is slashing funds for organizations that help people to shop for coverage, forcing the groups to make do with about one-fourth of the federal funding they got for this year’s open enrollment. The organizations will almost certainly respond by downsizing and scaling back services, so that they end up providing less help, reaching fewer people, or both.

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