Trump administration creates insurance plans it says are affordable, medical ethicist says are ‘junk’

Alex Azar  
A new battle has begun in the ongoing war between the Trump administration and most medical societies on what the definition of health care insurance should be.
According to HHS, while enrollment data showed stable enrollment for subsidized exchange coverage, the number of people enrolled in the individual market without subsidies dropped 20% in the U.S. in 2017 as premiums increased by 21%. The agency also said many state markets experienced “far more dramatic” enrollment declines, with unsubsidized enrollment dropping by more than 40% in more than (Read more...)

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