Monday, July 17, 2017
How Trumpcare will push up the cost of insurance
By Max Brantley
on Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 1:26 PM
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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