Trump freezes Obamacare payment program, leaving insurers scrambling

Think Progress By: Amanda Michelle Gomez The Trump administration is freezing a critical Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance payment program that discourages insurers from cherry picking healthier enrollees by compensating them for sicker ones. The move could rattle insurance companies at the very moment when they’re deciding whether to continue selling ACA plans and setting premiums […]

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 […]