Price: Individual Mandate Repeal Will Drive Up Costs, Hurt Risk Pools

By Ariel Cohen / May 1, 2018 at 12:27 PM
Former HHS Secretary Tom Price, who was at the helm of HHS during the Trump administration’s 2017 efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, told attendees at the 2018 World Health Care Congress that he is not a fan of the repeal of the federal individual mandate penalty and said the measure tucked into the new tax law will drive up costs and hurt the risk pools. He also said that he doesn’t believe Congress will again take up legislation to...

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