Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 02/12/2020

In Election Year, Trump Doesn't Push ACA Repeal In 2021 Budget

By Emily Martin / February 10, 2020 at 7:17 PM
President Donald Trump omitted his prior calls to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in his $4.8 trillion budget released Monday (Feb. 10) , signaling the president may be hesitant to push a policy not popular with voters while he is up for re-election, according to health experts. The budget also lists protections for patients with preexisting conditions as a priority but does not offer a specific policy to replace the provision, which could be overturned in the high-profile...

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