Court blocks Trump rule allowing cheaper health insurance
03 April, 2019, 00:35 | Author: Sue Riley
The Texas ruling is being appealed by a coalition of Democratic-governed states, because the Trump administration declined to defend the law in the first place.
Under the rule, businesses and individuals can team up to create group health plans that offer less expensive coverage without complying with numerous requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
"By the time these cases get through the courts there simply isn't going to be time for the administration to straighten out any messes that get created, much less get a comprehensive plan through Congress", added Jost, who supports the ACA.
In 2006, Romney signed into law a MA health care regime that had numerous same features - a mandate, insurance marketplaces and subsidies for premiums - that Democrats under President Obama would go on to adopt with their passage of the Affordable Care Act.
The publication reports that it is the president himself who is behind the effort, following inside coverage last week that the decision was a product of a bitter internal fight that split acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney from two cabinet secretaries.
"Was this a good week for the Trump administration?" If the ruling is upheld by higher courts, about 20 million Americans could lose healthcare coverage on Trump's watch.
"I think the President just listed off the names of people he's spoken to on the phone about health care", one Senate Republican aide told CNN.
Dr. Nancy Nielsen, Senior Associate Dean for Health Policy in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo in NY.
Bates' ruling comes after an intense week in the courts for the administration's health care policies. ABC News could not independently confirm Mulvaney's claim regarding last year's statistics; however, the provision of Affordable Care Act known as the "mandate", which imposed the penalties, was repealed by the Republican tax plan in 2017.
Also facing challenges in courts around the country are an administration regulation that bars federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions and a rule that allows employers with religious and moral objections to opt out of offering free birth control to women workers as a preventive care service.
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