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Families USA: Cruz Amendment Would Hike Premiums For Those With Preexisting Conditions

July 12, 2017
Conservative Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is attempting to garner more support for the Better Care Reconciliation Act with his amendment that would allow insurers to offer plans that are not ACA compliant as long as they offer offer at least one plan that does follow the marketplace requirements, but Families USA says the proposal would hike premiums for comprehensive coverage and harm sicker individuals. The Cruz amendment would allow insurance companies to sell plans that do not cover the ACA’s...

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