The executive order on Obamacare from President Donald Trump is worrying supporters of the healthcare law. It is unlikely consumers could sign up for these plans during the 2018 open enrollment period, which begins November 1.
Senate Republicans attempted to use a procedure known as budget reconciliation to dismantle Obamacare because they would need only 51 votes to pass a bill with Vice President Mike Pence able to break a tie.
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The order is being drafted, as President Trump expressed his willingness to work with Democrats on health care after Republicans were unable to approve legislation that would have repealed and replaced "Barack Obamacare".
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"We're going to have to do something with Obamacare because it's failing". It is unlikely that Kissinger is getting his insurance from Obamacare's individual market, yet Trump claimed that he did not want to "pay 116 percent increase in his premiums".
The executive order's main provision likely aims to make it easier for small employers to buy insurance through so-called association health plans, which are usually sponsored by trade organizations or interest groups. Instead, the nationwide plans would be subject to the same federal oversight as large-employer policies. Many insurance experts are even warning it could further destabilize the individual market if enough healthy people choser leaner health association plans, tilting the marketplaces towards sicker, more expensive patients. Club for Growth President David McIntosh said expanding association health plans was among six ideas he presented to Trump for changing the ACA administratively at a meeting of conservative leaders at the White House in March. Also, these plans have a long history of financial troubles, with some becoming insolvent.
Critics are anxious those health plans would not be regulated by the same rules as Obamacare plans, such as the law that people with pre-existing conditions are protected.