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The Trump Administration’s Squeeze on Affordable Health Insurance For 50-64 Year-Olds

In a series of recent decisions, the Trump Administration is taking steps that will sharply raise insurance premiums for people aged 50-64, just before they become eligible for Medicare. While these steps are likely to make coverage less expensive for young, healthy consumers, they will inevitably raise costs for middle-aged people with chronic conditions. For many, insurance will become unaffordable. [...]

By |2018-06-20T21:51:34-04:00June 21st, 2018|Health Care|0 Comments

Middle Income 50-Somethings Will Be Big Losers From Trumpcare

President Trump’s multi-pronged administrative attack on the Affordable Care Act would sharply increase premiums for middle-aged people who purchase insurance in the individual market, likely driving many to drop coverage. Most would not feel the effects until 2019, though some will face sharply higher premiums in 2018—rate hikes they’ll see when the open enrollment season begins next month. The President [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:43:53-05:00October 13th, 2017|Health reform|0 Comments