How Large Employer Health Plans Could Be Affected By Obamacare Overhaul

An overhaul of Obamacare could still change health coverage for people who get insurance on the job at large companies.

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An overhaul of Obamacare could still change health coverage for people who get insurance on the job at large companies.

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If you think that you wouldn’t be touched by a Republican overhaul of Obamacare because you get health insurance through your job at a big company, think again.

Several of the law’s provisions apply to plans offered by large employers, too (with some exceptions for plans that were in place before the law passed in March 2010).

It’s not yet clear how President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans plan to revamp the federal health law, known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. They have not agreed on a plan, and they do not have enough votes in the Senate to fully repeal the current statute. So they are planning to use a budgeting rule to disassemble part of the law, which will limit what they

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/01/19/510479949/how-large-employer-health-plans-could-be-affected-by-obamacare-overhaul?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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