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Trump scraps Obamacare subsidies in surprise late-night announcement

The Guardian / US 310 sources

Federal payments underpinning healthcare scheme unlawful, says White House, in move that takes a further swipe at Democrats’ signature reform

White House Says It Will End Key Obamacare Subsidies to Insurers

NBC News

The White House said late Thursday it "cannot lawfully make the cost-sharing reduction payments" made to insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act.

Trump Threatens Obamacare Chaos as He Cuts Off Insurer Subsidy

Bloomberg / News

President Donald Trump’s administration took its most drastic step yet to roll back the Affordable Care Act on Thursday evening, cutting off a subsidy to insurers just hours after issuing an executive order designed to draw people away…

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, likely threatening marketplaces

President Trump will end cost-sharing payments that help lower-income consumers afford health plans, according to two people briefed on the matter. The move could prompt insurers to withdraw from the marketplaces created by the Affordable…

Trump to end Obamacare subsidies amid strong criticism

BBC.com

The decision is described as a "spiteful act of vast, pointless sabotage" by Democrat leaders.

Trump to cut off key ObamaCare payments

The Hill

Such an action would represent Trump's most aggressive move yet to dismantle ObamaCare, after GOP efforts to repeal and replace the health-care law failed this year.

Trump Administration Ending Key Obamacare Cost-Sharing Subsidies

CBS News / Politics

The Trump administration will end key cost-sharing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, as President Trump looks for ways to dismantle his predecessor's signature law.

Trump ending Obamacare subsidies, threatening the law's marketplaces

President Donald Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage. The…

White House to end Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies

Washington Times

The White House announced late Thursday that the administration has concluded it can no longer legally make critical Obamacare “cost-sharing” payments, dealing another blow to the struggling 2010 health law.

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