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President Donald Trumpís administration has taken more steps to undermine the Obamacare marketplaces itís responsible for managing.
President Donald Trumpís administration has taken more steps to undermine the Obamacare marketplaces itís responsible for managing.

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday that itís making drastic cuts in spending on advertising for the 2018 open enrollment period on the Affordable Care Actís health insurance exchanges, as well as significant cutbacks in funding for local organizations that help consumers navigate the buying process.

Weakening the two most important tools the federal government has to promote enrollment on the state-based exchanges ― 39 of which are run wholly or mainly by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ― is the latest signal that the Trump administration isnít committed to serving exchange customers and bolstering the marketplaces during the first open enrollment it will oversee from start to finish.

The current administration also cut the open enrollment period for next year to half its length from last year, giving customers less time to weigh their options.

Trump himself repeatedly has said he wants to let or make the health insurance exchanges collapse, and his administration has taken a number of actions to destabilize them. Thatís above and beyond his advocacy for the Affordable Care Actís repeal.

Chief among the destabilizing steps has been Trump threatening to withhold billions owed to health insurance companies serving poor enrollees, which has contributed to large rate hikes for next year. The Department of Health and Human Services also has used its websites and social media channels to criticize the Affordable Care Act at taxpayer expense.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-ram...222229848.html

President Trump, in violation of his Article II requirement to faithfully execute the law, is instead intentionally sabotaging the Affordable Care Act.

"Obamacare" isn't failing due to the law. It's failing because of the sabotage by Republicans in Congress and by President Trump.
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Hysterical....Trump cuts propaganda, and the media calls it "the two most important tools the federal government has"...

If you think the public is so stupid that ADVERTISING is a "most important tool" for a 7-year-old program, then you need to go back to your ivory tower and drink green tea with the rest of the elitist snobs...
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Hysterical....Trump cuts propaganda, and the media calls it "the two most important tools the federal government has"...

If you think the public is so stupid that ADVERTISING is a "most important tool" for a 7-year-old program, then you need to go back to your ivory tower and drink green tea with the rest of the elitist snobs...
The Affordable Care Act wasn't implemented until 2013 and is now in it's fourth year, not it's seventh year, of existence.

I'm amazed that Republicans claim to know anything about enterprise of any kind or of government programs.

The marketing/advertising (propaganda) is to increase the enrollment by those with low expenditure health care needs. Those with high costs will do whatever research is necessary to obtain the insurance offered by Obamacare but those that don't have this need are less inclined to do the research.

The marketing to those with lower health care costs reduces the premiums required to fund the total expenditures on health care services.

Now, for the ignorant Republicans, they can chose one of two arguments against Obamacare. They can argue that the marketing/advertising (propaganda) isn't worth the cost but if they do that then they can't complain about the rising insurance premiums that are due to the lower enrollment of healthier individuals in market based insurance. Or they can support spending the money on the marketing/advertising (propaganda) that increases the enrolment and lowers the insurance premium costs.

What Republicans can't do legitimately is complain about the higher premiums when the Republicans are responsible for the increased premiums.

Funding the CSR's, marketing the insurance, and expanding the enrollment all reduce the premium costs and result in Obamacare succeeding.

The ACA was working which is why the insurance companies were standing behind it even when losing hundreds of millions of dollars initially. The insurance companies knew that it would probably take ten years for the market to completely stabilize. It's only been because of the negative Republican actions that's caused the premiums to soar and for the insurance companies to being to withdraw from the exchanges.

Yes, Obamacare will fail because of Republican efforts to make it fail. It won't fail because it was bad legislation but instead it will fail because the government had obligations that must be fulfilled and Republicans refuse to fulfill the government's obligations.
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The Affordable Care Act wasn't implemented until 2013 and is now in it's fourth year, not it's seventh year, of existence.

I'm amazed that Republicans claim to know anything about enterprise of any kind or of government programs.

The marketing/advertising (propaganda) is to increase the enrollment by those with low expenditure health care needs. Those with high costs will do whatever research is necessary to obtain the insurance offered by Obamacare but those that don't have this need are less inclined to do the research.

The marketing to those with lower health care costs reduces the premiums required to fund the total expenditures on health care services.

Now, for the ignorant Republicans, they can chose one of two arguments against Obamacare. They can argue that the marketing/advertising (propaganda) isn't worth the cost but if they do that then they can't complain about the rising insurance premiums that are due to the lower enrollment of healthier individuals in market based insurance. Or they can support spending the money on the marketing/advertising (propaganda) that increases the enrolment and lowers the insurance premium costs.

What Republicans can't do legitimately is complain about the higher premiums when the Republicans are responsible for the increased premiums.

Funding the CSR's, marketing the insurance, and expanding the enrollment all reduce the premium costs and result in Obamacare succeeding.

The ACA was working which is why the insurance companies were standing behind it even when losing hundreds of millions of dollars initially. The insurance companies knew that it would probably take ten years for the market to completely stabilize. It's only been because of the negative Republican actions that's caused the premiums to soar and for the insurance companies to being to withdraw from the exchanges.

Yes, Obamacare will fail because of Republican efforts to make it fail. It won't fail because it was bad legislation but instead it will fail because the government had obligations that must be fulfilled and Republicans refuse to fulfill the government's obligations.
Repeating the same falsehoods offered previously doesn't suddenly make them valid. Plundering the U.S. Treasury to prop up Obamacare's toxic failure makes no sense and assumes their is a bottomless pit of taxpayer cash to siphon into the dumpster fire.

Obamacare's meddling in the health insurance marketplace has produced a sink hold of losses for insurers and elevated premiums for their customers. Yet, in 10 years it will produce a geyser of benefits in the form of full coverage for every health care need courtesy of a magical trust stabilisation pool built from losses.

The same snake oil was used to peddle Social Security resulting in an insolvent program depending on trillions in unsecured debt careening towards drastic cut backs in benefits just like Obamacare.
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President Trump, in violation of his Article II requirement to faithfully execute the law, is instead intentionally sabotaging the Affordable Care Act.

"Obamacare" isn't failing due to the law. It's failing because of the sabotage by Republicans in Congress and by President Trump.
Should we really be surprised? A man who threatened the insurance therefore the life of his baby grand nephew if he didn't get control of the family fortune?
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Should we really be surprised? A man who threatened the insurance therefore the life of his baby grand nephew if he didn't get control of the family fortune?
It is time to do away with the left wing Obama care at all costs.

It is a partisan piece of legislation that is tearing out country apart. It is the sole responsibility of the Democratic party that we have the POS in the first place. It was never supported by a majority of Americans. It is to wide in it's breath, and was found to be a tax, yet another one of those.

Free health care for those who can not afford it is a pipe dream of the left, a massive vote buying give away of epic proportions. It will break our health care system and eventually the finances of not only American tax payers but of the Federal budget as well. It should never have been....

The fuqing left wing Democrats are totally to blame. This had a huge impact in the elections, and was just a big nail in the left coffin..

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