Two senators reach bipartisan deal to save health insurance subsidies

Two senators have struck a bipartisan deal to temporarily preserve subsidies for health insurance companies set to be scrapped by President Donald J. Trump, The New York Times reports.
Senators Lamar Alexander (R- Tennessee) and Patty Murray (D- Washington) have agreed to keep the subsidies, called cost-sharing reductions, in place for the next 2 years. The subsidies are designed to control out-of-pocket health care costs for low-income consumers.
When Trump announced on Oct. 12 that the White House would stop paying for the subsidies, HHS issued a press release stating (Read more...)

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