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Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives

The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare’s rules because they’d done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama’s tenure. Throughout the oral arguments, D.C. District Court Judge Richard Leon, an appointee of George W.… Read More »

State-run reinsurance programs lowered Obamacare premiums: Study

State-run reinsurance programs lowered health insurance premiums by nearly 20 percent, according to a study released Wednesday that will aid Democrats seeking added funding for a federal reinsurance pool. “For states looking to stabilize their individual markets, reinsurance programs may be an attractive opportunity,” said Chris Sloan, associate principal at Avalere Health, the consulting group… Read More »