Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 11/08/2017

Individual Mandate Repeal May Be Sticking Point In Tax Bill

November 07, 2017
Reports from Monday morning (Nov. 6) that President Donald Trump was preparing an executive order to weaken the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate have policy analysts speculating the administration floated the idea to push congressional Republicans to completely repeal the mandate in the tax overhaul bill. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release a revised analysis of what the repeal would mean in terms of budget savings and coverage, according to sources, although CBO would not say when asked...

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