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Trump signs order to destroy the individual insurance market

Original story at Mother Jones• 3 mentions • 5 days ago

Today, President Trump took his biggest step yet to sabotage Obamacare. My congratulations to three news outlets that had the courage to write proper headlines for their stories: From top to bottom, these are from the New York Times, CNN, and the Washington Post. Trump’s executive order is the one I wrote about last week. It basically reclassifies “association” health plans for small businesses as health plans for big businesses, which aren’t required to obey Obamacare rules that protect pre-existing conditions. This allows association plans to legally sell policies only to healthy customers, which will make them much cheaper. Naturally,