The Trump Administration did not welcome today’s news that now every single county in the United States has health insurers participating in the exchanges and offering coverage.
Instead, they responded by continuing to tout the negative consequences of President Trump sabotaging insurance markets – efforts that medical experts, industry leaders, and health insurance companies themselves have all stated are undermining the Affordable Care Act.
Experts have especially decried Trump’s threats to withhold payment of cost-sharing reductions that help working Americans have health coverage, which they say are the primary driver of premium increases and insurer withdrawal decisions.
“Someone should tell the Trump Administration that it’s the President’s deliberate sabotage of the marketplaces that is causing the premium increases they’re disingenuously pointing to,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “They should be welcoming this good news for families – not rooting for bad developments that might help their politics.”
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