A recent article about the Trump Administration’s plans to replace the ACA on Forbes.com makes reference to a couple articles from AHP Consulting Actuary Greg Fann.
“Trump has indeed utilized executive orders to alter, and, some would say, improve ACA market dynamics. The Trump Administration’s policies have led to enhanced premium subsidies for lower-income Americans, and lower premium rate increases. Although the latter may be due in part to Trump’s controversial decision in October 2017 to sign an executive order allowing for health care plans to be sold that don’t meet the regulatory standards set up in the ACA.
“Policies implemented by the Trump Administration appear to have increased subsidized enrollment in 2018 and 2019 after a sharp decline in 2017. And, a number of insurers have returned to the ACA exchange market.”
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