Shorter Enrollment Period For Obamacare Proposed By Administration

With Tom Price now at the helm of the Department of Health and Human Services, the administration has made its first regulatory proposal to change how people would sign up for Obamacare coverage.

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With Tom Price now at the helm of the Department of Health and Human Services, the administration has made its first regulatory proposal to change how people would sign up for Obamacare coverage.

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc.

President Trump has promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act without taking insurance away from the millions of people who gained coverage under the law.

On Wednesday his Department of Health and Human Services made its first substantive proposals to change the marketplaces for individual coverage, commonly known as Obamacare.

The proposed rules aim to keep insurers in the market during a transition to a new system. One way is to tighten up when people can sign up for coverage.

Insurers like Aetna. The company’s CEO, Mark Bertolini, said Wednesday that Obamacare is

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/02/15/515440836/shorter-enrollment-period-for-obamacare-proposed-by-administration?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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