How Trumpcare will push up the cost of insurance – Arkansas News

How Trumpcare will push up the cost of insurance – Arkansas News

Monday, July 17, 2017








How Trumpcare will push up the cost of insurance





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Now THIS could slow the Republican train forming for the Senate health legislation — resistance from major corporations. The cost of covering the millions of newly uninsured in uncompensated care will push up the cost of health insurance for those who have it where they work.

From the Washington Post:

David Lansky, president and chief executive of the Pacific Business Group on Health, a nonprofit organization whose members include Boeing, Chevron, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Intel, Walmart and the Walt Disney Company, told The Washington Post that the Senate proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act could push the costs of providing health care to uninsured people onto employers and their workers.

“There are a couple of specific reasons continuing to support an effective Medicaid program and an individual market is important, and one of those is its importance to business,” Lansky said .

Approximately 177 million Americans receive insurance through employers. Until now those plans…

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